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Chemistry student awarded prestigious EPA Fellowship

Joshua Tully, a chemistry student at Louisiana Tech University, was recently awarded a Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for his research on natural clay nanotubes for water purification. The EPA awarded 34 fellowships for undergraduate students in 25 states and Puerto Rico. Tully was the only student in [more]

Engineering students, faculty inspire young minds at GLAMS Conference

Faculty and staff from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science and College of Applied and Natural Sciences recently gathered with eighth-grade girls from schools throughout our region at the 2015 GLAMS (Girls Learning About Math and Science) Conference in El Dorado, Arkansas. The event is designed to provide encouragement, through talks and hands-on [more]

COES announces video competition winners

Louisiana Tech University engineering students Evan McDougall and Joseph Higuera have won first and second place, respectively, in the College of Engineering and Science’s 2015 video completion. McDougall, a junior chemical engineering major, and Higuera, a sophomore mechanical engineering major, earned honors for their videos on “Why the College of Engineering and Science (COES) at [more]

Louisiana Tech named a National Center of Academic Excellence for cyber education

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated Louisiana Tech University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The designation, which covers the 2014 through 2020 academic years, was awarded in recognition of Louisiana Tech demonstrated ability to meet the increasing demands of the [more]

College of Engineering and Science hosts senior projects conference

The “hands-on education” that has become synonymous with Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science and its focus on solving real-world problems was on full display last week during the 2015 Senior Projects Conference held on the Louisiana Tech campus. Each year, the College of Engineering and Science partners with local industrial leaders for [more]

Louisiana Tech inducts new members into the Order of the Engineer

Louisiana Tech University has inducted 59 new members into its “Order of the Engineer,” a national organization established and dedicated to upholding devotion to the standards and dignity of the engineering profession. During the ceremony, initiates received a stainless steel ring to wear on the fifth finger of the working hand and accepted the Obligation [more]

Louisiana Tech contributing to FAA Center of Excellence, unmanned aircraft research

Louisiana Tech University will play a critical role in the future of commercial unmanned aircraft research and development as part of a national team of leading universities that comprise the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS.) The team of leading UAS and aviation universities and industry partners, led by [more]

Donation recognizes, promotes mechanical engineering innovation

Louisiana Tech University’s mechanical engineering program has received a generous donation from the Joe Barnwell Memorial Fund to promote ingenuity within the program by helping to provide cash awards for outstanding senior design projects presented at the College of Engineering and Science’s annual Senior Design Conference. The Barnwell Memorial Fund honors the enduring legacy of [more]

Cyber engineering, computer science students prepare for ‘Cyber Storm’

A “Cyber Storm” warning has been issued for Louisiana Tech University for Friday, May 15. Beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Louisiana Tech Student Center, Cyber Storm 2015 will pit five teams of computer science and cyber engineering students from the College of Engineering and Science against each other and other unknown intruders from academia, [more]

‘Tea Time Talk’ to feature students’ solution for eradicating Ebola

The academic year’s final installment of “Tea Time Talk” at Louisiana Tech University, scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Friday in room 317 of George T. Madison Hall, will feature three special guests who have developed a proposed solution for eradicating the Ebola virus in West Africa. The event is free and the public is cordially invited [more]