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ExxonMobil donates to engineering programs at Louisiana Tech University

ExxonMobil recently presented the Louisiana Tech University College of Engineering and Science (COES) a $9,000 check to help support engineering programs at the University. College of Engineering and Science alumni employed in leadership positions at ExxonMobil presented the donation for the civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering programs to COES dean Hisham Hegab. “ExxonMobil is [more]

‘New Frontiers’ Series continues with Jason Doles of the Mayo Clinic

Louisiana Tech’s 2017-18 “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series” continues with a presentation by Dr. Jason Doles, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., where he studies muscular disease and age-related atrophy.Louisiana Tech’s 2017-18 “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series” continues with a presentation by Dr. Jason Doles, [more]

Meet a ‘real’ scientist at the 2017-18 Science Café Series

The Louisiana Tech chapter of the Sigma Xi Research Honor Society launches its 2017-2018 Science Café discussion series at 6:00 p.m. on October 10 in the meeting room at The Log Cabin Grill & Market, 1906 Farmerville Hwy., in Ruston. Science Café is a series of public “chats” with researchers during the fall, winter, and [more]

Associate professor Ker recognized for contributions in industrial engineering and online education

Louisiana Tech associate professor of industrial engineering and program chair Jun-Ing Ker is featured in a recent post of “Online Engineering Professors in Louisiana,” a list comprised of some the outstanding professors the site recognizes for their contributions to academia and to the rise of online education. Ker has supervised more than 80 senior and [more]

Tech continues to be cornerstone institution of LaSIP

Annually, the Louisiana Board of Regents hosts a statewide grant competition to provide professional development dollars to serve educators in classrooms throughout Louisiana. Funding is provided for innovative proposals that encourage interdisciplinary teams of university faculty and staff working in concert with partnering districts and community stakeholders to design and implement initiatives to promote academic [more]

Jeffrey A. Pike selected for Professional Engineers in Higher Education Executive Board for the National Society of Professional Engineers

Mr. Jeffrey A. Pike, senior lecturer of civil engineering and construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, was recently selected as Vice Chair for the Professional Engineers in Higher Education (PEHE) Executive Board for the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). The NSPE stands today as the only national organization committed to addressing the professional [more]

Louisiana Tech University Graduates First Class of K-12 Cyber Education Certificate Recipients

Updated 11:44 AM on August 28, 2017 Summer 2017 marks the graduation of the first 20 Cyber Education Certificate recipients. K-12 educators and administrators from Caddo and Bossier Parishes in Louisiana, as well as Arkansas and South Carolina, have completed the four-course certificate sequence enabling them to add the cyber education teacher credential to their [more]

COES students to launch high-altitude balloon experiment during eclipse

A group of Louisiana Tech University engineering students and professors will travel to Carbondale, Illinois to launch a high-altitude balloon during the solar eclipse on August 21. The students have worked with Dr. Arden Moore, assistant professor of mechanical and nanosystems engineering at the Louisiana Tech Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) as part of the NASA [more]

SciTEC provides professional development for Louisiana teachers

The Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC) in the College of Education at Louisiana Tech University had the privilege this summer of serving as a state-recognized provider of professional development for teachers of science statewide. Through the S4 Teacher Institutes, educators from across the state engaged in rich, rigorous and relevant science standards exploration of [more]