Tag "Walter Scott Jr College of Engineering"

Zen and the art of engines, algae and third world cookstoves

CSU professor Bryan Willson kicked off the final President’s Community Lecture Series event of 2014 with an anecdote about a recent trip to England.

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Spacing out: CSU researchers involved in recent NASA Earth science missions

2014 is shaping into a big year for NASA’s Earth science missions – and for researchers at Colorado State University who’ve been involved in some of the projects.

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Down to Earth: Astronaut talks with engineering students about trip to space

The last time Steve Swanson chatted with Colorado State University students and “visited” campus he was 205 miles above the Earth at the International Space Station. The NASA astronaut conducted a live, interactive chat with students in April, sporting CSU Read More

CSU researchers put home-brewed diesel biofuel to the test

CSU researchers recently tested a homemade biofuel made by eastern Colorado farmers in the University’s Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory.

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Testing the water: New CSU system monitors water quality at oil and gas sites in real time

A steady stream of data collected at oil and natural gas sites in the Denver-Julesburg Basin flows into a server at CSU, where researchers use it to analyze groundwater quality.

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Notaros receives international engineering society teaching award

A Colorado State University professor has been named the recipient of the 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ 2015 Undergraduate Teaching Award.

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Lectures on cyber security by Ravi Sandhu Sept. 15-16

Ravi Sandhu, executive director of the Institute for Cyber Security at the University of Texas at San Antonio, will present two lectures on Sept. 15 and 16 on the Colorado State University campus. The lectures are the semester’s first in

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A fern, a fertilizer, a feed and a fuel

Inside Jason Prapas’ backyard sit two blue kiddie pools covered in plastic, each filled with thousands of aquatic ferns the width of a dime growing in a mixture of water and waste.

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The Earth Sciences need women!

In the United States, men outnumber women in many science and engineering fields by nearly 3 to 1. In fields like physics or the geosciences, the gender gap can be even wider. Emily Fischer, professor of atmospheric science at Colorado Read More

CSU team helps NASA satellite watch Earth breathe

NASA recently launched its first satellite dedicated to measuring atmospheric carbon dioxide. Colorado State University scientists helped develop the algorithms that will crunch data collected by the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 satellite. Chris O’Dell watched the launch of NASA’s first satellite

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