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Black Holes Collide 315 wide - Ogin '04 LIGO discovery

Susan Zarambo /St. Thomas Engineer Magazine 2016
1.3 billion years ago two black holes collided and created ripples in the fabric of space and time. Dr. Greg Ogin ‘04, a St. Thomas engineer alumnus, helped in proving this.
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St. Thomas Engineer Magazine 2016
The School of Engineering has received a $168,000 grant from the Kern Family Foundation to promote entrepreneurial thinking in the undergraduate engineering experience.
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Lauren Vallez Ready Set Research

Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A./St. Thomas Engineer Magazine 2016
Undergraduate Lauren Vallez's long list of research projects and travel destinations began the moment she met a St. Thomas Engineering professor.
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Ann Marie Thomas with her funky LED on fire necklace and earrings

St. Thomas Newsroom

PK-12 STEM Teachers can Take Free Engineering-Education Courses Thanks to $100,000 From Google. Google is sponsoring full tuition for the full-credit courses taught this spring and summer by the university’s engineering and education professors.

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St. Thomas Newsroom

As enrollment in graduate programs in data science and big data booms, Dr. Brad Rubin has been charged with leading efforts in recruiting and visibility of the University of St. Thomas Center of Excellence for Big Data.

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Kate Raddatz - WCCO

If you’re thinking of a career in technology, you’re in the right place. Techjobs are growing faster in Minnesota than any other state.

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Kelsey Nowakowski - National Geographic - The Plate

Breadfruit -- an abundant and highly nutritious food source -- may become a superfood of the future. Learn how breadfruit advocates like engineering professor Dr. Camille George are helping to feed thousands in Haiti.

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The University of St. Thomas School of Engineering is excited to announce a new course series on New Product Development offered this fall 2015.
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Squishy Circuit Eureka Award 2015

St. Thomas Newsroom

UST won the 2015 Eureka! Award through the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal in the category of Education for the innovative Squishy Circuits created in the Playful Learning Labs at UST's School of Engineering.

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A passion for teaching and an engineering program that emphasizes collaboration between faculty and undergraduates drew professors Dr. Shepard and Dr. Wentz to UST's School of Engineering.

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A chance encounter with UST Engineering professor Dr. John Abraham changed the life of student Lauren Vallez.

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A team of three University of St. Thomas School of Engineering students has been selected to attend a meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University March 6-8 at the University of Miami.

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Assistant professor, Dr. Katherine Acton, discusses her journey in engineering and the quest to understand complex physical systems.

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Four School of Engineering students were among the 18 teams of young engineers-in-training that competed for the right to call themselves world champion drone builders...

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UST's Joey Nesbitt ’12 (Mechanical Engineering) and Jeff Sevaldson ’11 (Entrepreneurship and Communication) share their story of success.

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Dr. Fred Zimmerman, professor emeritus of engineering at the University of St. Thomas, received a Lifetime Achievement Award on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Minnesota Business magazine’s Minnesota Manufacturing Awards program in Minneapolis. 

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The University of St. Thomas School of Engineering has formed the Center for Optimized Autonomy and Control (C4OA&C)...where students can build operational systems, deploy them on focused use cases and engage responsibly with community efforts (both locally and globally) to create technology solutions for the common good.

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Dr. AnnMarie Thomas joined the St. Thomas faculty in 2006; she directs the School of Engineering’s Playful Learning Lab, co-directs the St. Thomas Center for Engineering Education, and teaches courses on machine design, engineering graphics, the design of both toys and products for an aging population, and a seminar on brain-machine interfaces. “The strength of St. Thomas is that we celebrate the design, create and ‘make’ part of engineering,” said Thomas, who also is the founding executive director of the Maker Education Initiative, where she worked to establish the national Maker Corps program.

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Learn how Hadoop began, why it is important, what is Schema on read, what is Hive, types of data Hadoop analyzes, real-world examples, and opinions about whether it is obsolete or morphing.

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The University of St. Thomas School of Engineering has received a $1.5 million grant from the Xcel Energy Renewable Development Fund to build a Microgrid Research and Testing Center. In addition to serving as a research and educational resource, an additional goal of the center is to support and encourage companies that develop renewable and alternative sources of electric power.

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This year St. Thomas’ School of Engineering’s STEPS camp celebrated the enrollment of its 3,000 camper since it first hosted the free science and engineering camp for girls 14 years ago. It also celebrated another milestone: its first Tekne Award.

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