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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]

COES to honor high school students, educator for computing accomplishments

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University will recognize 10 high school students and one teacher at its 5th Annual National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) awards breakfast on April 1 in the Ropp Center on the Louisiana Tech campus. The award recognizes high school women for their computing-related achievements [more]

Louisiana Tech to hold second annual Game Jam

Louisiana Tech University will hold its second annual Game Jam from Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Building. Teams of video game designers and programmers will compete against one another in a 48-hour challenge based on a theme to be announced at 4 p.m. March 31, at [more]

Louisiana Tech ranks as a top university offering engineering management degrees

Louisiana Tech University has been ranked number four among universities in the United States that offer online engineering management degrees for 2017. Louisiana Tech received the ranking in the “2017 Top Online Colleges for Engineering Management Degrees” list released by the SR Education Group, an education research publisher, for the University’s Engineering and Technology Management [more]

Louisiana Tech welcomes medical illustrator as part of research lecture series

Natalie Doolittle, director of medical animation at High Impact, Inc., will visit Louisiana Tech University on March 27 for a presentation titled, “Biomedical Visualization: Art Influencing Science and Medicine,” as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Doolittle’s lecture will take place at 3:30 p.m. in University Hall on the Louisiana Tech [more]

Distinguished professor, researcher to speak on brain machine interfaces

Louisiana Tech University’s Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) and its Consortium on Neuronal Networks in Epilepsy and Memory (NeuroNEM) will host a presentation by Dr. Jose C. Principe, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida, as part of the Seminar Series on Probing and Understanding the Brain. [more]

Prominent engineer, professor to visit as part of research lecture series

Dr. Lijie Grace Zhang, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and biomedical engineering and medicine at George Washington University, will visit Louisiana Tech University on March 13 as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Zhang’s presentation titled, “Integrating 3-D Bioprinting and Nanomaterials for Complex Tissue Regeneration,” will take place at [more]

COES students, professor win first place in Shell Eco-Car team competition

Four students and one faculty advisor from Louisiana Tech University’s Eco-Car team have won first place in the “Best Overall Team” category at a new event called “Hack-a-Truck,” sponsored by Shell Oil Company last weekend at Google’s headquarters in Palo Alto, California. Eight universities from across the country were invited to the event, and paired [more]

Civil engineering professor receives state professionalism award

Dr. Norman Pumphrey, associate professor of civil engineering and program chair of construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2017 Professional Engineer Faculty Professionalism Award from the Louisiana Engineering Foundation. The award, which seeks to recognize faculty who encourage their colleagues and who benefit their students and the profession with the promotion [more]

Civil engineering students earn scholarships from DOTD

Ten Louisiana Tech University students majoring in civil engineering have each earned $1,000 scholarship awards from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD). Cameron Broussard, Cody Abshire, Hunter Calhoon, Lane Brister, Matthew Upshaw, Ryan Barton, Stetson Keen, Taylor Cappe, Tyler Bridges and Victor Seth Bivens were selected from a highly-accomplished pool of applicants from across [more]