OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

HKN Inducts New Members

On November 16th, 2016, the Oregon State chapter of HKN welcomed new members to their national honorary society.

HKN Awards Graduate Teaching Assistants of the Year

Justin Goins and Kyle Gray named Robert Short Graduate Teaching Assistants of the Year by Eta Kappa Nu

Tanner Cechetti Wins Sophomore of the Year Award

Tanner Cechetti (left) is awarded with the Sophomore of the Year Award at the June 2015 EECS graduation ceremony. The annual award given by HKN is chosen on the organizations core values of leadership, service, academic excellence, and character.

Welcome to HKN Pi Chapter

HKN is an honor society for Electrical and Computer Engineering majors. It is a national honorary society, with nearly 200 chapters at different universities. The first chapter was founded in 1904 at the University of Illinois. The Pi chapter here at OSU was founded in 1920. The top quarter of ECE juniors and top third of ECE seniors are invited to join HKN each Fall.

OSU Engineering News

OSU News Release

Precise nerve stimulation via electrode implants offers new hope for paralysis patients

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Nov 22, 2016
Patients with spinal cord injuries might one day regain use of paralyzed arms and legs thanks to research that demonstrates how limbs can be controlled via a tiny array of implanted electrodes.… Read full story.
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New ‘optofluidic’ technology taps power of diatoms to improve sensor performance

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Nov 7, 2016
Researchers have combined one of nature’s tiny miracles, the diatom, with a version of inkjet printing and optical sensing to create an exceptional sensing device.… Read full story.
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Glucose-monitoring contact lens would feature transparent sensor

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Nov 1, 2016
Type 1 diabetes patients may one day be able to monitor their blood glucose levels and even control their insulin infusions via a transparent sensor on a contact lens.… Read full story.
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Tsunami-safety panel to oversee construction of Marine Studies building

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Oct 24, 2016
Oregon State University President Ed Ray announced today the creation of an oversight committee to monitor construction of a Marine Studies Building and student housing in Newport, Ore.… Read full story.
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New Startup Showcase is Demo Day 2.0

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Oct 7, 2016
Startup Showcase will be presented by entrepreneurs from the Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator/ RAIN Corvallis program on Thursday, Oct. 20.… Read full story.

OSU EECS Events

Dec
02
2016

MS Final Examination – Gungor Basa

Image Based Crypto
Ability to create reproducible cryptographically secure keys from temporal environments have potential to be a major contributor to effective cryptographic mechanisms. Due to noisy

Dec
02
2016

PhD Oral Preliminary Examination – Islam Almusaly

Custom Keyboards for Inputting Programs on Touchscreen Devices
Blocks-based programming environments are widely used to teach learners programming concepts. The input mechanism of these programming environments, however,

Dec
05
2016

MS Final Examination – Prathamesh Patkar

CoprHD: ScaleIO Driver Based on Southbound SDK
Software Defined Storage is a term for data storage software to manage policy-based provisioning and management of heterogeneous data storage

Dec
07
2016

PhD Oral Preliminary Examination – Jason Muhlestein

Power Efficient Analog-to-Digital Converters Using Hybrid Voltage and Time Domain Quantization
The internet-of-things is a growing market segment which is based on an array of portable communication devices

Dec
07
2016

MS Final Examination – Ridwan Azam

Comparison of Direct Drive Hydraulic and Permanent Magnet Linear Generator Machines for Ocean Wave Energy Conversion
Recently, there have been peaked interest in developing high energy producing

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