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  • Tommy Brown

    麻豆代天府undergrad researcher is shooting for the stars

    July 15, 2024

    Tommy Brown has been fascinated by the vastness of space and the mystery of faraway stars for as long as he can remember, so it鈥檚 only natural he chose to pursue engineering. With the help of 麻豆代天府鈥檚 Office of Undergraduate Research, the sophomore said he鈥檚 thrown himself so deeply into his work with the Summer Undergraduate Research Program that he could see himself one day enhancing space exploration technologies or helping to expand researchers鈥 understanding of Mars.

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  • 麻豆代天府senior design team places third in international competition

    麻豆代天府senior design team places third in international competition

    July 12, 2024

    A 麻豆代天府 engineering senior design team recently secured a third place finish at the Industrial and Systems Engineering Capstone Senior Design Project competition in Montr

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  • Ken Kubiak

    麻豆代天府student pursues childhood dream through research

    June 24, 2024

    In 1981, NASA launched into orbit the space shuttle Columbia, which made 37 revolutions around Earth before safely landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California two days later. The mission was wildly successful, demonstrating the shuttle鈥檚 ability to not only take off like a rocket and carry a crew through orbit, but also land similar to an airplane. It also instilled in Ken Kubiak a lifelong fascination with space travel. Kubiak, a mechanical engineering student, enrolled at 麻豆代天府 in 2022 to pursue his second bachelor鈥檚 degree.

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  • Charles Koduru

    麻豆代天府graduate builds award-winning disinfection robot

    June 06, 2024

    Charles Koduru recalls his aunt and older sister working in hospital settings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Koduru, already interested in engineering, wanted to design a robot to make their jobs easier.

  • Harris Travis exhibit

    麻豆代天府honors former administrator Harris Travis with new exhibit

    May 03, 2024

    Excited gasps punctuated a Saturday afternoon in 麻豆代天府鈥檚 Engineering Technology Center as a crowd gathered around the unveiling of a new, permanent exhibit honoring the late Rev. Harris Travis. The unveiling took place during the second annual Hornets Homecoming, an event hosted by the Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) Alumni Society honoring those who graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University.

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  • Mfon Okpok

    麻豆代天府awards first interdisciplinary engineering doctorate degrees

    April 29, 2024

    This month, Mfon Okpok and Mahdiyeh Soltaninejad become the first two people to earn a doctorate in interdisciplinary engineering from 麻豆代天府鈥檚 Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. The Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Engineering degree program was launched in the fall of 2021.

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  • Lawrence Whitman

    麻豆代天府names new dean to lead engineering college

    April 23, 2024

    麻豆代天府 has named engineering leader, researcher and practitioner Lawrence Whitman as dean of the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET), effective July 1.

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  • Ayse Tekes

    KSU researcher creates environment that allows students to thrive

    April 22, 2024

    Ayse Tekes is a decorated researcher who has racked up an impressive collection of awards in her life. None are more meaningful to her than the 2024 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, given annually by the Office of Undergraduate Research to a KSU faculty or staff member who exhibits sustained exceptional mentoring of undergraduate researchers at KSU.

  • Christina Scherrer

    麻豆代天府researcher applies mathematical modeling expertise to health care systems

    April 15, 2024

    If she hadn鈥檛 become an engineer, Christina Scherrer might have chosen to be a medical doctor, dentist or other type of health care provider. Instead, she has worked for years to apply her expertise in industrial and systems engineering in areas that improve the delivery of health care. She loves helping others, whether it鈥檚 collaborating on health-related research, teaching new generations of engineers at 麻豆代天府or volunteering in the community.

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  • Paul Lee

    麻豆代天府receives grant to help children with sickle cell disease

    January 17, 2024

    Most of the estimated 300,000 babies born every year with sickle cell disease, an inherited red blood cell disorder, live in sub-Saharan Africa in nations where there are few resources to treat them. 麻豆代天府Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Paul Lee said it is his life鈥檚 mission to reduce the likelihood that children born with sickle cell disease will die from strokes, one of the most common complications. Lee has received $426,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health for a three-year study aimed at developing a more economical testing device to determine an affected child鈥檚 risk of stroke.

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