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Formula One drivers take the wheel of Louisiana Tech’s Eco-marathon cars

— International racing stars demonstrate efficiency of “Diesel Dawg” and “Hot Rod” — Formula One drivers Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen are experiencing a Louisiana Tech University brand of innovative engineering this weekend as they test the efficiency of the award-winning “Diesel Dawg” and “Hot Rod” eco cars by taking them around a demonstration track [more]

Louisiana Tech, CIC host global IT leaders for consortium meeting

– Focus on growing state’s cyber economy via academia, industry and government collaboration – Representatives from leading global IT and cyber industry companies, federal and state defense and economic development agencies, and legislative delegates converged on north Louisiana last week for a meeting of the Louisiana Cyber and Data Consortium (LACDC) – a collaborative endeavor [more]

Louisiana Tech students, professor contribute to textbook on nanotechnology

Two Louisiana Tech students from the College of Engineering and Science have “flipped the classroom” in their own unique way and are gaining experience as educators rather than just learners. Joshua Tully, a senior chemistry major, and Renata Minullina, a graduate student in biomedical engineering, have contributed an entire chapter to a college textbook titled, [more]

Civil engineering student awarded scholarship for academics, leadership

An outstanding grade point average and leadership in engineering outside the classroom has earned Patrick Michael Reilly, a senior civil engineering student at Louisiana Tech University, a scholarship award for the 2014-2015 school year from the Scottish Rite Foundation. Reilly received the D. Walter Jessen Civil Engineering Scholarship which is awarded annually to rising junior [more]

COES receives support from ExxonMobil’s University Grant Program

ExxonMobil Corporation has awarded Louisiana Tech University $22,000 to support several programs in the College of Engineering and Science, as part of the company’s 2014 University Grant Program. Representatives from ExxonMobil were on the Louisiana Tech campus Wednesday to and presented engineering and science faculty and administrators with a check to be distributed among the [more]

Louisiana Tech, CSC workshop aims to develop curriculum to support high-tech workforce needs

Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s cyber engineering, computer science, and computer information systems programs, and research and development group hosted over 30 executives from CSC, a global leader in next-generation IT, last week for strategic curriculum workshops. The teams gathered at the Louisiana Tech campus, clad in co-branded attire and in the spirit of collaboration, [more]

‘Green’ concrete technology developed at Louisiana Tech earns company LA StartUp Prize

Alchemy Geopolymer Solutions (AGS), an innovative concrete technology company that emerged from geopolymer research conducted at Louisiana Tech University, has won the inaugural LA StartUp Prize. Presented as “the most amazing entrepreneurial competition on the Planet”, LA StartUp Prize seeks to connect entrepreneurs with investors and to create “a culture of entrepreneurship” in Northwest Louisiana. [more]

Louisiana Tech physics professor takes part in ASP2014 in Africa

Dr. Zeno “Dick” Greenwood, professor of physics at Louisiana Tech University, helped organize and implement the 2014 African School of Fundamental Physics and its Application (ASP2014) in Dakar, Senegal. Greenwood lectured and held tutorials on the use of grid computing to facilitate high throughput analysis of data, such as that produced at the Large Hadron [more]

Louisiana Tech receives gift from Louisiana Associated General Contractors

The Louisiana Associated General Contractors (AGC) has generously donated a gift of $37,411 to support Louisiana Tech University and its Construction Engineering Technology (CET) program housed in the College of Engineering and Science. The Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC), through the leadership of the AGC, has been a strong supporter of construction education [more]