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Louisiana Tech contributing to FAA Center of Excellence, unmanned aircraft research

Louisiana Tech University will play a critical role in the future of commercial unmanned aircraft research and development as part of a national team of leading universities that comprise the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS.) The team of leading UAS and aviation universities and industry partners, led by [more]

Senior Air Force scientist to serve as spring commencement speaker

Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23 at the Thomas Assembly Center with Dr. Kamal T. Jabbour, Senior Scientist for Information Assurance, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in New York, serving as keynote speaker. As the principal scientific authority and independent researcher in information assurance, including [more]

Donation recognizes, promotes mechanical engineering innovation

Louisiana Tech University’s mechanical engineering program has received a generous donation from the Joe Barnwell Memorial Fund to promote ingenuity within the program by helping to provide cash awards for outstanding senior design projects presented at the College of Engineering and Science’s annual Senior Design Conference. The Barnwell Memorial Fund honors the enduring legacy of [more]

Waggonner Center closes year with discussion on state politics

The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech University will host Dr. T. Wayne Parent, the Russell B. Long Professor of Political Science at Louisiana State University, at 2:00 p.m. May 12, for its final presentation of the 2014-2015 academic year. Parent will lead a discussion titled, “Is Louisiana Politics Becoming [more]

Cyber engineering, computer science students prepare for ‘Cyber Storm’

A “Cyber Storm” warning has been issued for Louisiana Tech University for Friday, May 15. Beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Louisiana Tech Student Center, Cyber Storm 2015 will pit five teams of computer science and cyber engineering students from the College of Engineering and Science against each other and other unknown intruders from academia, [more]

‘Tea Time Talk’ to feature students’ solution for eradicating Ebola

The academic year’s final installment of “Tea Time Talk” at Louisiana Tech University, scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Friday in room 317 of George T. Madison Hall, will feature three special guests who have developed a proposed solution for eradicating the Ebola virus in West Africa. The event is free and the public is cordially invited [more]

COES professor, TTC director earns national engineering society distinction

Dr. Tom Iseley, professor of civil engineering and construction engineering technology and director of the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University, has been selected as a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for his accomplishments and eminence in the field of engineering. Iseley joins an elite group of renowned engineers [more]

Music department announces honors

Louisiana Tech’s department of music will honor top performers, scholarship recipients and the 2015 Music Alum of the Year, Dr. Susan Brumfield, at its annual Honors and Awards Recital. Brumfield, who received her bachelor’s in music education in 1979, is a professor of music education at Texas Tech University. She is a clinician, consultant, author, [more]

TOP DAWG New Venture Championships winners announced

A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes was awarded last Friday to Louisiana Tech University student entrepreneurs and innovators during the final round of the 2015 TOP DAWG New Venture Championship. Members of the campus and local communities gathered in University Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus to hear 11 teams of finalists present [more]

History students receive awards at honor society event

Five Louisiana Tech University graduate students in history have been recognized for excellence in research and were presented with awards at the recent annual dinner of Louisiana Tech’s Lambda-Rho Chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. Dr. Jeffery R. Hankins, director of graduate studies in history at Louisiana Tech, made the presentations. William [more]