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BYU's new lab mixes virtual and augmented realities

February 20, 2019

In BYU’s new Mixed Reality Lab, students are forging a new frontier of virtual and augmented reality. The lab becomes scattered with robots. Equipped with a headset and a controller, a player is tasked with saving the lab from an invasion. Their reality is mixed with augmented 3D technology.

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BYU researchers unfold new class of mechanical devices

February 14, 2019

It took just over 10 years, but real science has finally caught up to the science fiction of Iron Man’s transforming exoskeleton suit.

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Pictured: Members of Jacobsen Construction, the College of Engineering and other key players in the building's construction accept the award at the annual AGC Convention.

BYU Engineering Building Awarded Higher Education Research Building Project of 2018

February 1, 2019

BYU’s Engineering Building was awarded Higher Education/Research Building Project of the Year by the Associated General Contractors of Utah January 24th.

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Above the Flood

January 18, 2019

Once a flood victim herself, BYU student Anelle Concepción now uses her studies to protect communities from floods.


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BYU Engineering student entrepreneur becomes CEO of multi-million dollar company Owlet

January 2, 2019

Photo courtesy Owlet

BYU Chemical Engineering graduate Kurt Workman went from BYU student entrepreneur to CEO of a multi-million dollar company in just a few years. 

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2018 in review: College of Engineering highlights

December 26, 2018

It’s a great time to be a part of the BYU College of Engineering.

In 2018, BYU College of Engineering faculty and students participated in ground-breaking research, received awards for innovation and made the world a better place by serving others.

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Taking origami to space

December 13, 2018

Watch as Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli demonstrates the use of innovative origami designs created by BYU engineers.

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Engineering students build smaller, equally powerful version of Village Drill

December 13, 2018

The nonprofit behind the original Village Drill, WHOlives.org, and BYU engineering students have teamed up again to make a smaller but equally powerful version of the tool that can still reach depths over 100 feet and costs less than $2,500 per well to a local community.

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BYU home to nation's best chemical engineering student

December 13, 2018

BYU undergrad Josh Wilkerson used his in-depth knowledge of protein therapeutics to beat out students from Georgia Tech, Berkeley and other elite universities to recently win the nation’s top chemical engineering student honor. 

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BYU Rocketry sets Guinness World Record

December 12, 2018

BYU Rocketry set the new Guinness World Record for the highest launch of an effervescent tablet rocket while winning $30,000 in the Bayer Alka-Rocket Challenge.

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