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Biomedical engineering professor to present at International Bioprinting Congress in Singapore

Dr. Mark DeCoster, the James E. Wyche III Endowed Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University, will present as an invited speaker at the International Bioprinting Congress, July 24-25 at the Biopolis Research and Development Center in Singapore. DeCoster, who is also a research faculty member in Louisiana Tech’s Institute for Micromanufacturing, will present [more]

COES associate dean, professor appointed to SPTC leadership position

Dr. Jenna Carpenter, associate dean for undergraduate studies in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science, has been named an associate director for the Southern Plains Transportation Center (SPTC). The SPTC is funded by the Department of Transportation to study weather impact on transportation infrastructure within New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. The [more]

Louisiana Tech hosts student researchers for work in cyber, nanosystems engineering

Student researchers from institutions such as Vanderbilt University, University of Pittsburgh and Missouri University of Science and Technology recently traveled to Louisiana Tech University to participate this year’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The visiting students gathered at Louisiana Tech to work with faculty and scientists on cutting edge research in cyber engineering, materials [more]

Louisiana Tech forms partnership with Argentinian university, strengthens global ties

Professor Guillermo Badenes, head of the International Relations Office at the National University of Cordoba (UNC) in Argentina, recently visited Louisiana Tech University and brought with him a Memorandum of Understanding between the two universities, which was signed by UNC Rector Dr. Francisco Tamarit and Louisiana Tech President Les Guice. The signing completed one more [more]

Engineering student to join exclusive group of Grand Challenge Scholar graduates

The National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenge Scholars Program (NAE GCSP) at Louisiana Tech University will add another graduate to its exclusive ranks at spring commencement Saturday when Brittany Copponex, a mechanical engineering student from Prairieville, La., becomes just the 11th student from Louisiana Tech to complete the national program. Copponex will join the distinguished [more]

COES inducts new members into the Order of the Engineer

Louisiana Tech has inducted 76 new members into the national Order of the Engineer, an organization established to foster a spirit of pride, individual integrity and responsibility in the engineering profession. “We are proud that so many of our students recognize the impact their decisions as engineers will have on society and we are proud [more]

Projects by engineering, science students have real-world impacts

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University recently held its annual Senior Projects Conference featuring presentations by 260 seniors, majoring in a variety of engineering and science disciplines, with a focus on economic impacts that could benefit communities across the state. The conference has become an annual highlight for the College of [more]

Contractors Educational Trust Fund gift to support COES’ engineering technology program

The Contractors Educational Trust Fund has generously donated $200,000 to Louisiana Tech University to establish a professional-in-residence position in Louisiana Tech’s construction engineering technology (CET) program. Steve Terrill, area manager with the Contractors Educational Trust Fund, presented Louisiana Tech President Les Guice with the gift during a ceremony last Friday.  The new position, which will [more]

COES professor receives regional engineering faculty advisor award

Dr. Jun-Ing Ker, associate professor and program chair of industrial engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has won the 2014 Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE) Faculty Advisor Recognition Award for the Southeast Region. The award recognizes a single faculty advisor from the 14-chapter region who has contributed to the IIE’s Southeast Region by supporting officers and [more]

Cyber Storm to test cyber engineering, computer science students

Cyber Storm 2014 is scheduled to make landfall at Louisiana Tech University on Friday, May 16. Computer science and cyber engineering students from Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science will compete against each other and other unknown intruders from academia, industry and government institutions, in a day-long “hackfest” where student teams will engage in [more]