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COES lecturer named 2016 Visionary Educator of the Year




Jeffrey A. Pike, senior lecturer of civil engineering and construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, has been named the Vantage Health Plan 2016 Visionary Educator of the Year. The honor is awarded to outstanding faculty and staff members who have shown a strong commitment to the field of education through hard work and dedication [more]

New Frontiers lecture series to host renowned cancer researcher




Dr. Philip Salem, president of Salem Oncology Centre in Houston Texas, will visit Louisiana Tech University on February 6 as a featured speaker of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Salem’s presentation titled “Lessons I Have Learned from Cancer Research and Treatment,” will take place at 3:30 p.m. in University Hall on the [more]

Renowned scientist, researcher to present as part of New Frontiers lecture series




Louisiana Tech University’s New Frontier’s in Biomedical Research lecture series will host a discussion by Dr. Vijay T. John, the Leo Weil Endowed Professor in Engineering at Tulane University, on January 23 in University Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech. John’s presentation titled, “Novel Lipid Nanostructures for Drug Delivery,” will take place at 3:30 [more]

Science Café series to showcase interdisciplinary program




Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion titled, “Visual Integration of Science Through Art (VISTA): Medical Illustration at Louisiana Tech” at 5:30 p.m. January 24 as part of their Science Café series. The event will take place in the community room of Gibson’s Natural Grocers at [more]

COES professor named LACUE Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year




Dr. Arden Moore, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and nanosystems engineering at Louisiana Tech University’s Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM), has been selected as the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE) Region 8 Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year. LACUE selects teachers from across the state who push the boundaries of education through the use of [more]

COES receives gift from Phillips 66 to support student experience




The College of Engineering and Science (COES) at Louisiana Tech University has received a generous donation of $25,000 from Phillips 66 to be used to enhance the student experience within the college. Representatives from Phillips 66 including Mike Baumgarten, human resources business partner manager, and Chandra Guillory, lead process engineer of the Lake Charles, Louisiana [more]

COES students help move and construct playground equipment for City of Ruston




College of Engineering and Science students recently helped the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department move and construct playground equipment at Mayfield Park. Members of the Louisiana Tech chapters of Associated General Contractors (AGC), North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) and Bulldogs without Borders worked with the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department to move a [more]

Biochemist to speak as part of New Frontiers lecture series




Dr. Karen Kashmanian Oates, biochemist and dean of arts and sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will visit Louisiana Tech University on December 12 as a featured speaker of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Oates’ presentation titled, “The Obligation of Knowledge,” will take place at 3:30 p.m. in University Hall on the Louisiana [more]

TTC director, professor elected to the National Academy of Construction




Dr. Tom Iseley, professor of civil engineering and construction engineering technology and director of the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University, has been elected to the Class of 2016 of the National Academy of Construction (NAC). Iseley was one of 30 new members elected to the Academy from a pool of over 300 national [more]

New Frontiers research series welcomes precision medicine, healthcare expert




Tim Cooley, former executive vice president of operations for molecular health and former director for health outcomes and economics at Eli Lilly, will visit Louisiana Tech University on November 14 to speak to faculty, students and staff as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Cooley’s will share his insights and expertise [more]