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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]

CBERS to host live stream of TEDMEDLive 2014

The Louisiana Tech University College of Engineering and Science, and Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) will partner with the internationally renowned TEDMED to present free access to a live streaming of the TEDMEDLive2014 event, “Unlocking Imagination in the Service of Health and Medicine.” The TEDMEDLive event is scheduled to take place in [more]

Leading biomed professor, scientist to launch New Frontiers lecture series

The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick-off its second year at Louisiana Tech University with a presentation by Dr. Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Pratt Chair of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin. Peppas’ presentation titled, “Intelligent and Recognitive Nanoscale Systems for New Therapeutic Applications,” will [more]

Biomedical engineering professor invited to national symposium

Dr. Mary Caldorera-Moore, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has been selected to attend the 6th Annual National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium on October 26-29 at the National Academies’ Beckman Center in Irvine, California. The Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium brings together the nation’s emerging engineering leaders [more]

Louisiana Tech researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implants

- Breakthrough technology creates materials infused with cancer-fighting drugs, antibiotics -  A team of researchers at Louisiana Tech University has developed an innovative method for using affordable, consumer-grade 3D printers and materials to fabricate custom medical implants that can contain antibacterial and chemotherapeutic compounds for targeted drug delivery. The team comprised of doctoral students and [more]

Students from Louisiana, Oklahoma complete science program at Louisiana Tech

Middle and high school students from Louisiana and Oklahoma began the new school year by completing the STEM Student Experience program recently held at Louisiana Tech University and sponsored by the Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials Applications (LA-SiGMA.) Before beginning a new school year, twenty middle and high school students completed a week-long science program [more]

COES associate dean, professor named president of national engineering network

Dr. Jenna Carpenter, associate dean for undergraduate studies and the Wayne and Juanita Spinks Professor of Mathematics and Statistics in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science, has been named president of the Women in Engineering Proactive Network (WEPAN) for 2014-2015. WEPAN is a not-for-profit organization with more than 700 members from engineering schools [more]

Science, education partnership presented at international conference

Representatives from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science and College of Education were recently invited to present their collaborative work and highlight their outreach partnership to colleagues from around the world at the International Conference on Chemistry Education, held in Toronto, Canada. Alicia Boudreaux, outreach coordinator for the Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials [more]

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]