David M. Fryson, currently West Virginia University’s vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, will assume a new role as senior advisor to President Gordon Gee for diversity community outreach, as part of a phased retirement.
Mechanical and aerospace engineering faculty members Jason Gross and Yu Gu have been awarded nearly $300,000 in funding from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to study autonomous operations of UAVs and ground robots in underground tunnels/caves.
From protecting us from dangerous infections to redefining the future of artificial intelligence to advancing the use of natural gas to bring economic benefit to the state, the depth and breadth of West Virginia University’s research and its potential to improve the lives of the citizens of the state is being recognized.
West Virginia University, a leader in technology and economic development around gas utilization, today announced that WVU’s Center for Innovation in Gas Research and Utilization will showcase its achievements at an open house on Tues., Dec. 12, from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., at the Erickson Alumni Center.
For the second straight year, West Virginia University will have two teams in the Mars Ice Challenge, a special edition competition under NASA’s Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage brand of competitions.
West Virginia University students have taken on another project that will benefit the state, this time in an effort to help smaller, local governments operate more efficiently. Students at the College of Business and Economics will work in the Small Government Monitoring Project, a program spearheaded by the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office to local governments across the state operate more efficiently and save money.
The West Virginia University Mountaineer football team is headed to the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl on Dec. 26 in a match-up against Utah. Fans making the trip to Dallas are welcome to a host of events sponsored by the WVU Alumni Association, WVU Athletics and the Mountaineer Athletic Club.
Colin Lopez has been selected as West Virginia University’s first Schwarzman Scholar and one of only 142 students worldwide chosen to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s premiere institutions.