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Fall Systems Course Announced

Foundations of Systems Science and Engineering ME 597-002 | 06:00 pm-07:15 pm TuTh | MEC 307 Systems Engineering is an interdisciplinary approach and means to enable the realization of successful systems. It focuses on defining customer needs and required functionality … (Read More) Fall Systems Course Announced

Undergraduate Research positions available

The Mechanical Adaptations Laboratory is seeking an undergraduate researcher beginning July 1, 2019. Please see the details below: Undergraduate research position Application opens June 5th – Reviews will start immediately and continue until positions are filledStart date: July 1st End … (Read More) Undergraduate Research positions available

Thesis Defense: Wankun Sirichotiyakul

Design Optimization, Analysis, and Control of Walking Robots Passive dynamic walking refers to the dynamical behavior of mechanical devices that are able to naturally walk down a shallow slope in a stable manner, without using actuation or sensing of any … (Read More) Thesis Defense: Wankun Sirichotiyakul

Thesis Defense: Travis Pruitt

Parameter Estimation and Dynamic State Observer Design for Vapor Compression Systems Between cooling our house, our workplace, and keeping our food cold both in home and commercially (among other uses), the vapor compression cycle (VCC) is a common method for … (Read More) Thesis Defense: Travis Pruitt

Awards – Archive

Our students do outstanding things, and we want to share their accomplishments! 2018 Outstanding Junior Engineering Students This year marks the 32nd time that the Idaho Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE) Southwest Chapter is recognizing the top Boise State junior … (Read More) Awards – Archive

Global Perspectives in Engineering

ENGR 497-003 Special Topics Dr. Tony Songer is teaching/managing the Global Perspectives in Engineering (ENGR 497-003) course next Fall.  It’s an interdisciplinary effort that involves traveling to Bogota, Columbia the week before Fall semester (August 10-18).  During the visit, students … (Read More) Global Perspectives in Engineering

New VIP Course

Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship Spread a 3 credit elective out over 2 semesters with the VIP programs that allow you to take 1 credit in the fall and 2 in the spring. New VIP Programs being added every year … (Read More) New VIP Course


VAR Scent is a Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) course offered by the University to students looking for an opportunity to work on a team developing a product. VAR Scent is currently engineering a system for delivering scent in a VR … (Read More) VIP VAR Scent

Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics course for fall

Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics, Fall 2019, Prof. Kevin Ausman Spontaneous reactions may happen rapidly, like explosions or acid-base neutralization, slowly, like fermentation or the formation of coal, or effectively not at all, like the conversion of diamond to graphite or … (Read More) Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics course for fall

ME Club rocks ASME HPV!

by Jessica Carlson, ME Club President I wanted to send you the results from the Human Powered Vehicle Competition that the ME Club participated over spring break in Pomona California. This competition was hosted by the American Society of Mechanical … (Read More) ME Club rocks ASME HPV!