BATON ROUGE - More than 30 high school students recently took a week out of their summer vacation to build various design projects that included a water wheel, a mechanical hand and an oil-spill mechanism.
BATON ROUGE - LSU Chemical Engineering Professor Emeritus Armando Corripio's life story is nothing short of inspirational. From fleeing his native Cuba during Fidel Castro's reign to becoming a professor in an unfamiliar country, Corripio has proven that if you work hard and keep your eye on the ball, good things will come.
BATON ROUGE - Living in Louisiana has its perks, but with the good comes the bad--flooding and hurricanes. Though there is no stopping Mother Nature, LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor and Louisiana Sea Grant Laborde Chair Scott Hagen is devoted to studying and understanding the impact rainfall runoff and hurricanes have on the cities along the state's delicate coastline.
BATON ROUGE - In the latest rankings by Animation Career Review--an online resource for careers in animation, game design, graphic design, digital art and related fields--LSU is ranked ninth in the "Top 10 Game Design Schools and Colleges in the South."
BATON ROUGE - In a new report by a team of researchers led by LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Hongliang Zhang, 13 measures are outlined that could reduce air pollution levels in India by 40 percent.
BATON ROUGE - Robert "Mitchell" Petras, a petroleum engineering major from Augusta, Ga., was one of 50 students nationwide recently selected as an Astronaut Scholar by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.
BATON ROUGE - Thanks to LSU Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Kevin McPeak, LSU's Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD) Cleanroom will soon house a bevy of state-of-the-art nanofabrication and characterization equipment.
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