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Dedicated to innovation: Engineering Building Dedication recap

December 5, 2018

Brigham Young University’s new Engineering Building is home to far more than traditional classrooms.

The 180,000 square-foot, 5 story-high building features state-of-the-art research labs, experiential learning spaces, and classrooms equipped with tools for modern pedagogy.

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BYU Rocketry club makes Bayer Alka-Rocket Challenge finals, competing for Guiness World Record

November 19, 2018

BYU Rocketry is one of the top five finalists in Bayer's Annual Alka-Rocket Challenge. The team will be competing to break last year's Guinness World Record and win $30,000. The Challenge will take place Dec.12 at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.

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First-ever BYU alumni “tech summit” held in Austin

November 16, 2018

The first-ever BYU alumni-organized tech summit welcomed more than 150 attendees and representatives from 75 companies.

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Watch: Self-flying drones in disaster zones: BYU engineers help design safer structures

November 9, 2018

A BYU team, led by BYU professors Kevin Franke (civil engineering) and John Hedengren (chemical engineering), has developed a program that will allow a drone to map its own route and fly independently to image an entire city. The team tested the new algorithm recently in Italian cities that were destroyed by a massive earthquake two years ago.

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BYU Engineering creating new breed of drones that can navigate without GPS

November 1, 2018

BYU research into “GPS-denied environments” is producing a new breed of fixed-wing UAVs that can navigate effectively when GPS signals are intermittent, interrupted, degraded or altogether nonexistent.

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BYU Engineering develops multi-university capstone program for UAV research

October 17, 2018

BYU and Boeing partner to develop multi-university capstone course to help engineering graduates acquire needed skills in the area of drone research.

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BYU: A national center for UAV research

October 17, 2018

BYU's Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems is the only National Science Foundation-funded unmanned aircraft research center in the country.

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Engineering Building opens on BYU campus

September 4, 2018

The new building opened Sept. 4, 2018 for the first day of BYU's 2018-2019 school year. The Daily Herald interview with assistant dean Jim Trent hints at what the new building has to offer. 

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BYU Construction Management program ranked #1 best value in nation

August 31, 2018

The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering's Construction Management program ranked first in Value College's "Top 50 Best Value Bachelor's in Construction Management 2019" ranking.

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