Contact the Department
Phone: (208) 885-6554
Fax: (208) 885-7579
Buchanan Engineering (BEL)
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023
Contact Debbie Caudle
Phone: (208) 282-7983
Fax: (208) 282-7929
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402
Student Activities and Achievements
Students work with local engineering company to build test generator.
With wind energy increasing in popularity, power companies are looking for methods to protect wind-power systems from instability.
» See what the team has designed to keep the power grid running efficiently and reliably.
The White Creek Wind Project
Students climbed up one of the turbine towers, each of which is 263 feet tall and boasts 150 foot-long turbine blades.
» Read more about their trip
Bringing Power to the Wilderness
Using hydroelectric and solar energy sources, a bank of large batteries and a new data acquisition unit to supply up to 18 kilowatts of energy, this student-designed system meets the energy demands of a remote research station for more than four days.
» Learn more about the Taylor Wilderness Research Station
Near Space Engineering
Students from Moscow High School have the opportunity to work closely with College of Engineering students to learn about space using high altitude balloons.
» Read more about their experience
Greg Swanson | Electrical Engineering Graduate Student
“My main mission is to excite the community about astronomy and NASA accomplishments,”
» Read about Greg's role as Ambassador