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Mechanical engineering professor develops new mechanism for strengthening materials




Dr. Kasra Momeni, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at Louisiana Tech University, has discovered a new mechanism for strengthening nanomaterials and tailoring their properties to build superior structures. Momeni, in collaboration with researchers from Wright State University and the University of Göttingen in Germany, have [more]

CBERS to co-host Industry Day 2016




The Louisiana Tech University Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) will co-sponsor Industry Day 2016 along with the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) and the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northern Louisiana (BRF) in Shreveport. The Industry Day 2016 conference will take place on [more]

Engineering and Technology Management online master’s program ranked No. 1 in affordability




The Engineering and Technology Management program at Louisiana Tech University has been ranked the most affordable online engineering management degree in the United States for 2016. The SR Education Group, an education research publisher, has ranked the degree as the most affordable degree in the “2016 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Engineering Management Degrees.” The [more]

Louisiana Tech researchers use underground radar to locate post-Katrina damage




— Trenchless technology developed at Louisiana Tech aids City of Slidell with recovery — An innovative underground radar technology developed at Louisiana Tech University is helping the City of Slidell in south Louisiana to identify and document underground infrastructure damage that had gone undetected in the months and years following Hurricane Katrina. This radar technology [more]

Iasemidis receives NSF grant to advance brain research in epilepsy




— Dr. Leonidas Iasemidis leading multi-institutional team conducting recordings, analyses of neuronal activity from the human and animal epileptic brain — The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a team led by Dr. Leonidas Iasemidis, the Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair and professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, a $6 million grant over four [more]

COES lecturer appointed to LAPELS board




Jeffrey A. Pike, lecturer of civil engineering and construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, has been appointed to a six-year term on the Louisiana Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (LAPELS) Board. Pike was selected by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards from a group of five experts nominated by the Louisiana Engineering Society (LES) to [more]

Louisiana’s general contractors donate over $362K to support Louisiana Tech




The Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors and the Contractors Educational Trust Fund (CETF) have made donations totaling over $362,000 to Louisiana Tech University in support of the construction engineering technology program in the College of Engineering and Science. Representatives of these and supporting organizations visited Ruston last week to present Louisiana Tech President Les [more]

Mechanical engineering student awarded honor society scholarship




Luke Villermin, a Louisiana Tech University senior mechanical engineering student from New Iberia, Louisiana, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi for his senior year in 2016-2017 academic year. Tau Beta Pi Scholarships are awarded to junior members on a competitive basis of scholarship, leadership and service, and [more]

Louisiana Tech graduates complete medical school at LSUHSC-Shreveport




Thirteen recent Louisiana Tech University graduates have earned their Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees after graduating this spring from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Shreveport. All 13 of these students successfully gained admission to medical school upon graduation from Louisiana Tech, applying the skills and the quality educational and research [more]

Computer scientist to present groundbreaking research




Dr. Ben Choi, associate professor of computer science at Louisiana Tech University, will present his research on a groundbreaking new technology that has the potential to revolutionize the computing industry during a keynote speech next month at the International Conference on Measurement Instrumentation and Electronics. Choi will present on a foundational architecture for designing and [more]