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Kestrel High Performance Cluster is “In the House” with a Viz-Wall

A new high-performance computing resource previously only accessible for campus researchers from its location at Idaho National Laboratory’s data center in Idaho Falls is now available on campus with a large visualization wall. Faculty may request an account or schedule … (Read More) Kestrel High Performance Cluster is “In the House” with a Viz-Wall

Engineering Rocket Launch Video

An interdisciplinary group of Engineering students from Boise State University built and launched a 13 foot tall rocket. Involving Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering students. For more information about the rocket launch see the SpudRoc rocket launching article. (Read More) Engineering Rocket Launch Video

Self-Powered Sensors Aim to Keep Tabs on Nuclear Disasters

When the lights go out at your home or workplace, it can be plenty scary. But when the lights go out at a nuclear power plant, the effects can be devastating. A research team led by Yanliang Zhang at Boise … (Read More) Self-Powered Sensors Aim to Keep Tabs on Nuclear Disasters

NSF Grant Supports Winds of Change in Scientific Software

Wind is a tricky thing. On a flat plain, its direction and speed — or flow — can be plotted with fairly simple calculations. When the terrain gets more complex, involving forested mountains, hills and seaside cliffs, so does the … (Read More) NSF Grant Supports Winds of Change in Scientific Software

SpudRoc rocket launching

View the “SpudRoc rocket launching” article – DARIN OSWALD — doswald@idahostatesman.com (Read More) SpudRoc rocket launching

Students Learn Engineering While Building a Bicycle

Boise State has received national recognition as a university that creates an exceptional campus where bicycling can thrive. As it turns out, bicycles are more than just a good way to get around campus. They also are an excellent way … (Read More) Students Learn Engineering While Building a Bicycle

2014 Foundation Scholar Award Winners

Marty Most, Don Plumlee and Anthony Walsh have been named the 2014 University Foundation Scholar Award recipients by the Boise State University Foundation and Provost Martin Schimpf. The awards honor Boise State faculty members who have demonstrated ongoing commitment, expertise … (Read More) 2014 Foundation Scholar Award Winners