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Louisiana Tech ranks as a top university offering engineering management degrees

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 12:02pm
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

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 6:41am
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]

Shreveport Center to host small business, research funding workshop

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 6:56am
Louisiana Tech University will assist small businesses throughout the region in learning more about how federal agencies award funding for research at the 2017 Regional R&D Workshop, March 22 at the Louisiana Tech Shreveport Center. The workshop, offered by Louisiana Tech and the Technology Transfer Office, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. [more]

Distinguished professor, researcher to speak on brain machine interfaces

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 7:00am
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

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 7:15am
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

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 7:13am
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

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:21am
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

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 7:12am
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]

Inaugural Integration Bee showcases students’ mathematics skills

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 7:32am
Louisiana Tech University mathematics program recently held its inaugural Integration Bee – an integral calculus competition aimed at providing students with confidence in publicly solving complex mathematical problems. Organized by Dr. Jonathan Walters, lecturer of mathematics at Louisiana Tech, the Integration Bee featured 20 students from various majors within the College of Engineering and Science [more]

COES faculty, student elected to lead national biomedical engineering society

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 7:31am
Two Louisiana Tech University biomedical engineering faculty members and one student have been appointed to leadership roles within the Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AHMB) National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society – an organization founded nearly 30 years ago by Louisiana Tech President Emeritus Dr. Daniel D. Reneau. Dr. Teresa Murray, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at [more]

COES lecturer named 2016 Visionary Educator of the Year

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 1:28pm
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

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 12:00pm
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

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 7:33am
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

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 9:18am
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

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 7:51pm
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 professor named LACUE Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 8:04am
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

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 7:35am
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

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 8:17pm
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

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 7:39am
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]