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ExxonMobil makes generous donation to Louisiana Tech




ExxonMobil has donated more than $230,000 to the Louisiana Tech University Foundation as part of ExxonMobil’s Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil’s Troy O’Laughlin, a 1999 chemical engineering alumnus from Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science alumnus, presented the check to Louisiana Tech President Les Guice, College of Engineering and Science Dean Hisham Hegab and [more]

First-year engineering students showcase product prototypes




Teams of first-year Louisiana Tech University engineering students presented prototypes of their innovative products at the 2017 Freshman Design Expo held recently in the Student Center at Louisiana Tech University. Students showcased their expertise in research and design by presenting products that they created with Arduino and Raspberry Pi microcontrollers, to judges and attendees. The [more]

Computer science, cyber engineering students weather ‘Cyber Storm’




Computer science and cyber engineering students in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science competed recently against each other and a black ops team of intruders from academia, industry and government institutions in the 2017 Cyber Storm – Louisiana Tech’s daylong “hackfest” competition. Each year, Cyber Storm tests what upper-level computer science and cyber [more]

COES inducts students into Order of the Engineer




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science inducted 71 students into the Order of the Engineer on May 5. The engineering seniors received rings and professed the Order of the Engineer Obligation to maintain high standards in the engineering profession. The Obligation contains parts of the Canon of Ethics of major engineering societies, and [more]

Aerospace engineering club launches balloon toward space




The Louisiana Tech University Aerospace Engineering Club recently launched Harley II, the second in a series of high-altitude weather balloons launched by the club, which reached a height of approximately 22 miles and had a flight time of 3 hours and 43 minutes. The club launched Harley II from Joe Aillet Stadium, along with a [more]

COES announces outstanding students, faculty




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science (COES) has announced its 2017 Outstanding Students and Faculty. Each Spring Quarter, COES faculty vote to recognize juniors and seniors who demonstrate excellence in the classroom and participate in service through student organizations. Graduating seniors vote on the two faculty members who most influenced their educations at [more]

ASCE teams win big at Deep South Conference




The Louisiana Tech University American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe teams won first and second place, respectively, at the 2017 ASCE Deep South Conference held recently in Memphis, Tennessee. Competing against 10 other teams from universities around the region, the Steel Bridge team won first place in the “Display,” “Weight” [more]

COES holds Commitment Day 2017




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science (COES) held its inaugural Commitment Day signing event Tuesday, with more than 170 top-tier high school students from across the south committing to pursue their academic careers in engineering and science at Louisiana Tech. Applicants who achieved qualifying scores on the ACT and their families were invited [more]

Science Café ends year with wildlife habitat management discussion




The Louisiana Tech University chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion by Dr. Heidi Adams, assistant professor of wildlife habitat management, at 5:30 p.m. April 11 in the community room of Gibson’s Natural Grocers at 1305 Commerce Street in Ruston. Adams’ discussion titled, “Are your deer picky eaters?: An [more]

New Frontiers series wraps up 2016-17 with Stanford professor, neurologist




Dr. John Huguenard, professor of neurology and neurological sciences at Stanford University and member of Stanford’s Center for Mind, Brain and Computation, will visit Louisiana Tech University on April 10 for the final installment of the 2016-2017 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Huguenard will discuss his research in a presentation, titled “Real Time [more]