Posted Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:20:00 -0800All University of Idaho faculty and staff are encouraged to attend a special Vandal Ideas Project Mixer from 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center.
Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:45:00 -0800This classified position is responsible for creating an inviting and welcoming culture for students at a distance by promoting the EO program to recruit new students, providing professional and responsive academic services to retain students, and performing complex administrative tasks for the EO department. Read more
Posted Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:22:00 -0800People around the world celebrated Charles Darwin’s incredible contributions to science on Feb. 12, International Darwin Day. Today, they can celebrate him again by blasting evolving digital aliens in a new video game created by University of Idaho students, “Darwin’s Demons.”
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:30:00 -0800Congratulations to electrical and computer engineering students Alexa Aguilar, Kennedy Caisley and Jared Mahoney they have been selected to receive scholarships as part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) PES Scholarship Plus Initiative.
Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:25:00 -0800A dual-credit course in computer science will be made available online to high school students across Idaho in fall 2017, thanks to a collaboration between Sandpoint High School, the University of Idaho College of Engineering and UI Coeur d’Alene. Read more
Posted Wed, 25 Jan 2017 11:48:00 -0800Congratulations to electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Ata Zadehgol and master's graduate student Venkatesh Avula on winning the "Best Poster Paper Award" at the 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging & Systems (EDAPS) conference in Hawaii.
Posted Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:37:00 -0800NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) and Idaho NASA EPSCoR have several funding opportunities for faculty and students interested in STEM research and education. Visit www.idahospacegrant.org/funding-for-researchers for details.
Posted Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:42:00 -0800The UI Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) has awarded Undergraduate Research Grants to 22 students from across six colleges. Each grant will support a faculty-mentored student research project during spring semester 2017. The student projects are diverse and range from studies of Galapagos snails to hydrogen fuel cells to nutritional intervention for nurses.
Posted Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:26:00 -0800The University of Idaho’s National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology (NIATT) was awarded $4 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation to conduct collaborative research over the next five years as a member of two University Transportation Center consortiums.
Posted Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:01:00 -0800The Department Manager is responsible for organizing and managing the academic, business, and financial systems for the Department of Computer Science according to UI policy and procedure. Read more
Posted Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:59:00 -0800Mohsen Guizani, professor and chair of the UI department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and his co-authors have received the Mobile and Wireless Networks symposium Best Paper Award at the recent IEEE GLOBECOM 2016: Freedom through Communications conference held in Washington D.C. Dec. 4-8, 2016. Read more
Posted Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:03:00 -0800This position reports to the Associate Director of Engineering Outreach and is an integral part of the Engineering Outreach (EO) department within the College of Engineering. Comprehensively responsible for developing and creating an inviting and welcoming culture for students at a distance from first contact through successful completion of a degree program. Read more
Posted Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:00:00 -0800As part of Computer Science Education Week, the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene is partnering with Gizmo-CDA and the Innovation Collective to get local children interested in learning about computer coding and technology.
Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho Office of Alumni Relations will honor 55 students during its annual Awards for Excellence dinner at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center.
Posted Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Business & Economics awarded $3,500 in prize money to four teams during the fall 2016 Idaho Pitch competition on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Read more
Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:20:00 -0800UI civil engineering assistant professor Kevin Chang is the recipient of the 2016 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Outstanding Educator Award for the Western District. The ITE is divided into ten geographic districts worldwide; the Western District represents the 13 western states from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Coast and includes Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Marianas.
Posted Tue, 08 Nov 2016 10:02:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Engineering graduate program in engineering management was awarded accreditation through 2020 by the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM). ASEM is the international accreditation society that represents the profession of engineering management. Read more
Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:05:00 -0700The University of Idaho Sustainability Center has awarded grants totaling $6,444 to three student-led sustainability projects, covering topics from reducing plastic bag waste, to creating a way to turn radio frequency signals into power, to educating campus about water resources and cleaning up Paradise Creek. Read more
Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700Earlier this afternoon I participated in the testing of our new videoconference systems linking EP204 and CDA/Harbor Center room 240B…and all went smoothly. As project architect and manager of this critical project linking/expanding the computer science program in both Moscow and CDA, Liza Morris did a professional and unwavering job of pushing this project through on time with exemplary results. Liza’s efforts were joined by equally great work on the part of Greg Clifford and Matt Kitterman from ITS. I’ll laud the efforts of our own Ray Anderson as well. All in all…a great team effort. It’s a great room and Moscow-CDA faculty look forward to using it beginning this Thursday. As team leader, It couldn’t/wouldn’t have happened without Liza’s hard work and problem solving.
Posted Sat, 29 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0700Eighty-five women from high schools throughout Idaho and Washington traveled to the University of Idaho to take a crack at dropping eggs from the second story of the UI Commons without breaking them. It was all part of the UI's 24th annual Women in Engineering Day - an event that pulls high school seniors and juniors interested in engineering to the UI and tasks them with an engineering project. Read more
Posted Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:01:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Engineering begins its annual Women in Engineering Day at 8:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, in the Horizon/Aurora Rooms of the Idaho Commons Women in Engineering Day is a one-day workshop for high school women in grades 11-12 designed to introduce students to academic and career options in engineering and computer science. Read more
Posted Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:23:00 -0700Researchers at the University of Idaho, the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) are working together to help Idaho food processing companies reduce their energy and water use, with support from Avista Corp. Read more
Posted Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0700The College of Engineering will induct eight members into its Academy of Engineers at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the annual Academy of Engineers induction ceremony in the Whitewater/Clearwater Rooms of the Idaho Commons. The Academy of Engineers, now in its sixth year, honors eminent engineers who are University of Idaho alumni or engineers deeply connected to UI’s strong legacy of global engineering impact. Academy members are recognized for their personal contributions to engineering achievement, leadership, engineering education and a lifetime commitment to advancing the quality of life through service to the profession and society. Read more
Posted Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:51:00 -0700University of Idaho College of Engineering researchers received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study how plants help streambeds clean pollutants and the impact of vegetation in river restoration. In addition, the grant will help the UI team to develop a STEM curriculum for fifth and sixth graders.
Posted Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:00:00 -0700Manure, byproducts of food processing, and other agricultural and aquacultural materials are often considered to be waste. However, the University of Idaho Center for Resilient Communities (CRC), in collaboration with industries across the state, is beginning a project to help Idaho view and use these nutrients as a resource. The National Science Foundation awarded the CRC nearly $3 million over the next three years to support the ReFEWS project, which will map Idaho’s opportunities for managing nutrients across landscapes for improved resilience in food, energy and water systems, known as FEWS. The project will focus on the Upper Snake River Watershed, which includes Twin Falls, Pocatello, Idaho Falls and the surrounding counties, but also will incorporate other sites across Idaho with an eye to improving community and human well-being. Read more
Posted Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:00:00 -0700Internationally recognized environmental engineer Jörg Imberger will give a presentation at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Idaho Water Center Legacy Pointe Room, 322 E. Front St, Boise.
Posted Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Engineering’s student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) will present its TowerLights Extravaganza in the south facing windows of Theophilus Tower after the homecoming fireworks show tonight, Sept. 30. Read more
Posted Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:45:00 -0700The UI Center for Resilient Communities (CRC) and Department of Computer Science invite faculty, staff and students to attend a seminar with Ron Fisher, director of Idaho National Lab's Homeland Security Division.
Posted Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:00:00 -0700The Department of Civil Engineering is sponsoring the Michael Kyte Distinguished Lecture series at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in TLC Room 032, with guest speaker Wayne Kittelson. Kittelson will speak on "Moving forward over the next 15,000 days: Shaping our future transportation system." A reception will be held at 3 p.m. in the Commons Clearwater Room. Read more
Posted Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:00:00 -0700Long-time chemical engineering professor and UI Academy of Engineers member Louis "Lou" L. Edwards Jr. passed away July 25, 2016. Lou retired from the University of Idaho in 2012 after 50 years of teaching and inspiring students. Read more
Posted Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:00:00 -0700The College of Engineering welcomes thirteen new faculty to Moscow and UI Engineering in Boise for the 2016-17 academic year. Several new faculty in Moscow will support the college's focus in cyber physical control systems and cybersecurity in general. Vishal Saxena has been appointed the new Micron Endowed Professor in Microelectronics. Formerly of Boise State University, Saxena is a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award and was recently named one of Idaho's Accomplished Under 40 by the Idaho Business Review. Read more
Posted Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0700On Thursday, Aug 25, the University of Idaho and Coeur d’Alene-based fiberoptics company Fatbeam will celebrate a $3.2 million donation of high speed fiber optics and internet access to UI’s Research Park in Post Falls.
Posted Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0700University of Idaho civil engineering professor Erik Coats has been selected to receive the 2016 Eddy Wastewater Principles/Processes Medal by the Water Environment Federation, a technical and educational organization representing water quality professionals and associations from around the world.
Posted Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:30:00 -0700Four teachers from across Idaho and 20 Nampa middle school students will receive special training and explore the growing field of computer programing and coding during a week-long summer camp in Nampa. Read more
Posted Mon, 01 Aug 2016 12:30:00 -0700After four years of planning, the University of Idaho and North Idaho College will now offer a baccalaureate program in computer science.
Posted Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:30:00 -0700Pocatello, Idaho-based Inergy Solar is setting out to make a compact, portable solar energy system that can power an entire home, and University of Idaho researchers are providing their technological expertise to help make the product a reality. Read more
Posted Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Research Park received a technological boost this year thanks to local broadband fiber provider Fatbeam. Fatbeam, cofounded by Greg Green and Shawn Swanby in 2010, provides broadband access services to business enterprise, healthcare, education and government customers in the Western United States. Read more
Posted Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:30:00 -0700University of Idaho researchers have received funding to help develop new methods of protecting the cyber systems that control Idaho and the nation’s critical infrastructure, everything from manufacturing to medical industries that rely heavily on control systems in their facilities. Read more
Posted Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0700Native American students are on the University of Idaho campus to flex their potential in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Read more
Posted Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:30:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Cybersecurity Training and Operations Center (CTOC), became the first Idaho higher education institution to join the National CyberWatch Center in May.
Posted Thu, 02 Jun 2016 15:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s College of Engineering invites high school students in grades nine through twelve (entering or finished) to explore the growing and critical fields of computing, coding, and cybersecurity at two 2016 GenCyber Summer Camps this July. Read more
Posted Tue, 17 May 2016 08:00:00 -0700The Assistant Dean for Development in the College of Engineering is responsible for leading a vibrant fundraising and advancement program for the college. Read more
Posted Sat, 14 May 2016 08:00:00 -0700Lucas Sass found his passion in organic chemistry during his time as an undergraduate at the University of Idaho, and now he's working to find a cure for cancer and potentially life-saving ways to deliver drugs to the brain.
Posted Thu, 12 May 2016 15:30:00 -0700University of Idaho faculty members in the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) have been awarded $504,818 this year in new competitive grants as part of the National Science Foundation’s BEACON Science and Technology Center on Evolution in Action. Read more
Posted Tue, 10 May 2016 15:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s College of Engineering is pleased to announce its 2016 college outstanding students, faculty and staff award winners. Each year the College of Engineering presents awards for excellence to the top graduating seniors from every engineering discipline, a top graduate student, an exceptional graduate student publication, as well as outstanding faculty and staff. Award winners will be recognized at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, in Janssen Engineering Building 104.
Posted Tue, 10 May 2016 13:00:00 -0700Thirteen faculty members from across disciplines at the University of Idaho have earned grants through the university’s Seed Grant Program.
Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Engineering will host its 23rd Annual Engineering Design EXPO from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, throughout the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The theme of this year’s event is “Where Will Engineering Take You?”
Posted Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0700Threats to the virtual world can be threats to the physical world – especially in the energy sector. In recent years, Internet-based attacks have hit electric grids, dams, oil producers and nuclear facilities. Read more
Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:30:00 -0700Volunteers are still needed for the Idaho TECH Mars Rover Challenge this Friday, April 29. This fun event features students in fourth through sixth grades competing in a variety of challenges with their LEGO Mars rovers. Free lunch provided for volunteers as well as same-day training. Read more
Posted Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:00:00 -0700BOISE — Research aimed at reducing the labor of cleaning hatchery raceways also has the potential to get more hatchery-raised fish onto anglers’ lines — by giving the fish some exercise before they’re released into streams and rivers.
Posted Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:00:00 -0700Last November, a team of seven undergraduate students, led by freshmen engineering students Bethany Kersten and Hailey Johnson, submitted a proposal to NASA's Undergraduate Student Instrument Project (USIP) program. Read more
Posted Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:00:00 -0700Proposals for neural modeling for brain research, enhancing education in a digital world, integrating evolution principles into video game design, improving scientific research through statistics, and uniting art and science rose to the top of a diverse field of projects to win the University of Idaho’s inaugural Vandal Ideas Project (VIP) grants. Read more
Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0700University of Idaho's Idaho Entrepreneurs program placed five teams at the Northwest Entrepreneurs Challenge in Spokane, Washington, last week. Read more
Posted Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0700The pre-launch question asked of almost all boats — "Will she float?" — seems especially apt when asked about crafts made of concrete. Based on evidence of 19 concrete canoes plying the waters of the Snake River at Chief Timothy Park Saturday, the answer is "yes." Read more
Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho received a $244,000 grant from the Idaho Department of Labor to fund an online fire protection certificate program. The new courses will provide additional training for regional fire protection specialists and engineers and the credits can be transferred into the UI fire ecology and management program.
Posted Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:00:00 -0700The UI student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will play host to its annual conference Thursday through Saturday, April 7-9, 2016. UI student and faculty organizers will welcome 19 student teams from the five ASCE Pacific Northwest Region states — Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana and Alaska — as well as Canada. Read more
Posted Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:30:00 -0700University of Idaho students showed off their business plans during the annual Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge competition in Boise last week. About 20 students from CBE’s Idaho Entrepreneurs program participated in the competition, which showcases ideas and pitches from 75 new venture teams from colleges and universities across Idaho.
Posted Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Engineering is pleased to announce that SpaceX co-founder and UI alumnus Tom Mueller will serve as the 23rd Annual Engineering Design EXPO honorary chair and keynote speaker. Read more
Posted Mon, 04 Apr 2016 09:30:00 -0700A University of Idaho engineering and science student has been selected to receive a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship through the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Read more
Posted Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho will celebrate the creative and scholarly achievements of its faculty, staff and students with a “Month of Innovation” this April. The Month of Innovation features multiple interdisciplinary events, including participation from the colleges of Graduate Studies, Business and Economics, Engineering and the Office of Undergraduate Research. Read more
Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2016 10:00:00 -0700For the second year in a row the University of Idaho engineering Clean Snowmobile Challenge (CSC) team returned from its annual competition at Michigan Tech University’s Keweenaw Research Center winner of the coveted Founder’s Trophy. Read more
Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2016 09:00:00 -0800University of Idaho Information Technology Services is offering an action-packed evening of games, tournaments and prizes this spring for high school and college students during its annual Vandal Overnight Games. Read more
Posted Mon, 29 Feb 2016 10:30:00 -0800The University of Idaho Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE-UI) will host the ninth annual Dynamic Engineers Lecture Series (DELS) and dinner at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2016, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center’s International Ballroom. The event and dinner is free. This year’s featured speaker is Maurice Petty, director of New Services of Hewlett-Packard’s Global Business Unit. Petty’s talk is titled “The Story of Success: A Successful Blend of Academic and Industry Experience.”
Posted Mon, 22 Feb 2016 15:00:00 -0800The 2016 Cybersecurity Symposium will be held April 18-20, 2016, at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. It is an opportunity for academic researchers from all disciplines, and stakeholders from industry and government to meet and discuss state-of-the-art techniques and processes, with the purpose of improving the cybersecurity of today’s critical systems. This symposium seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government describing innovative research, case studies, and best practices on all practical and theoretical aspects of cybersecurity. Read more
Posted Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:00:00 -0800Sophie Milam, HI-SEAS Mars Researcher and UI mechanical engineering alumna, shares her experience of studying on NASA’s simulation station during the monthly Science on Tap event 5:30 p.m., Tuesday Feb. 16 at Gizmo Maker Space, 806 N. 4th Street. Read more
Posted Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:33:00 -0800The College of Graduate Studies, along with the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Honors Program, GPSA and the student-led TEDxUIdaho, is hosting 'The Month of Innovation" at the University of Idaho this April.
Posted Tue, 19 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Engineering and Avista Corporation are launching a unique endowment to support students pursuing the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 14 Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century Read more
Posted Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:45:00 -0800
It sounds like a state-of-the-art burrow in a Tom Clancy techno thriller – the Cybersecurity Training and Operations Center. Instead, it’s a new extension of the University of Idaho inside the college’s Post Falls research park. Here, aspiring computer security experts can prepare and test for their professional certifications, and employees in the field can pursue on-the-job training.
Posted Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho Center for Secure and Dependable Systems in the College of Engineering will host its third annual Cybersecurity Symposium from April 18-20, 2016, at UI Coeur d'Alene. The Cybersecurity Symposium is an opportunity for academic researchers from all disciplines, as well as stakeholders from industry and government, to meet and discuss state-of-the-art techniques and processes, with the purpose of improving the cybersecurity of today’s critical systems. This symposium seeks submissions from academia, industry and government describing innovative research, case studies and best practices on all practical and theoretical aspects of cybersecurity. Read more
Posted Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:16:00 -0800The holiday hustle and bustle is officially here, and as shoppers around the Northwest seek out that perfect gift for their loved ones, colleagues and friends, the University of Idaho is here to help. Among those available to speak with reporters this month and offer recommendations and gift ideas are members of UI’s College of Education, College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and College of Engineering. Read more
Posted Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700This position reports to Engineering Outreach (EO)’s Associate Director and assists the EO office as a whole. The EO Administrative Assistant employs excellent customer service skills and attention to detail to effectively and accurately perform a variety of responsibilities related to course materials distribution and course production. Read more
Posted Wed, 28 Oct 2015 10:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Engineering will hold its annual Women in Engineering Day on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Women in Engineering Day is a one-day workshop for female high school students, grades 11-12, designed to introduce students to academic and career options in engineering and computer science. Read more
Posted Thu, 22 Oct 2015 14:51:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Engineering Nuclear Engineering program has been awarded a $434,048 faculty development grant by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). This announcement comes just in time for the annual Nuclear Science Week, Oct. 19-23, an international event that recognizes how nuclear science plays a vital role in lives around the world. Read more
Posted Wed, 14 Oct 2015 14:55:00 -0700Provide administrative support to the Director of the Institute and act as his/her designee; act as liaison for Institute with University administrators, faculty and staff, state and federal agencies, legislative bodies, industry partners and the public; administer day-to-day operations of the center; manage, evaluate and supervise staff; administer fiscal operations; write, edit, and produce correspondence, promotional materials, and reports; oversee preparation of budgets and submission of proposals to OSP; compile and develop statistical and narrative program reports and administrative information; manage special projects, including coordinating conferences and advisory board meetings; develop and interpret policies and procedures; coordinate operating procedures with other units, departments and NIATT affiliate faculty. Read more
Posted Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700UI Chemical and Materials engineering faculty member Soumya Srivastava has been selected by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) as one of 70 of the nation's most innovative, young engineering educators. Read more
Posted Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700UI Information Technology Services is hosting a panel discussion on how to prepare for a career in the video game industry followed by an audience question and answer session from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 in the Teaching and Learning Center Room 028. Read more
Posted Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700Professor Brian Johnson has been named the first Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Chair in Power Engineering with the University of Idaho College of Engineering. The position was made possible by a $2 million gift from Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). Read more
Posted Fri, 07 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700Dr. Forrest Morton Bird aviator, innovator, entrepreneur, scientist, professor, physician, veteran overall Renaissance man, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 at the age of 94 at his home in Sagle, Idaho. Read more