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An eye tracker can rotate and follow a person’s eyes to monitor where they are looking. The technology allows a person’s eyes to control a mouse on a computer screen.

Students designed eye tracker testing rig

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter January 28, 2021

WSU engineering students are testing eye-tracking technology to improve the quality of life for people who have neurodegenerative diseases and no alternative way to communicate. Last semester, the team...

The technology works better in cars with higher gas mileage because they have probably sustained more engine damage than cars with lower mileage.

WSU alumnus creates technology to restore engines

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2021

Colfax-based company TriboTEX created an engine oil treatment that uses microscopically small particles called nanoparticles to extend an engine's life expectancy. The nanoparticles have two sides,...

SELs interested in finding and rewarding students who have a vision for how to serve society with their engineering talents,” said Stephanie Schweitzer, SEL senior vice president of marketing and communications.

WSU engineering students receive $5,000 scholarships

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 11, 2020

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories awarded two WSU students with $5,000 scholarships through its recently launched scholarship program. WSU engineering students Grace Harris and Alyssa Hovenkotter...

Jeff Perry will be hosting The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, which was on Forbes list of “15 Inspiring Podcasts For Professionals of Every Stripe.”

Resident to host podcast for engineers, provide career coaching

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 26, 2020

Providing leadership and career coaching to engineers is a passion for one local resident. He plans to continue pursuing this endeavor through his new role as host of a top engineering podcast. Jeff...

Calculus helps students of all persuasions learn and understand math and science.

OPINION: Calculus is the foundation for all science

HANNA YUZYUK October 14, 2020

If someone decides to be a STEM student, having myriads of prerequisites beforehand preps them for their professions. I am certainly not an exception. I was faced with calculus for my future career as...

The kits are funded by lab fees and the WSU provost office. One instructor is using kits for his Mechanical Engineering 401 class.

Students receive learning kits to gain hands-on experience

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2020

Although classes are virtual, some WSU professors were able to send learning kits to students in lab sections for a hands-on experience. The kits are funded by lab fees and the WSU provost office, said...

David Whitehead, host of Schweitzer Drive podcast, has made episodes with guests covering electrical power technology and business startups.

New podcast from SEL to explain science topics

ASHLIE OXFORD, Evergreen reporter August 28, 2020

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories created a new podcast aiming to turn complicated subjects, such as technology, business startups and engineering, into comprehensible information for the average listener. Four...

One of the designs for the nano-satellite built by the WSU Cougs in Space club on Oct. 14, 2018 in the electrical and mechanical engineering building.

Cougs in Space prepare satellite

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen deputy news editor April 27, 2020

Teams from Cougs in Space are working together to build a satellite that will be launched from the International Space Station by this October.  Mathew Bauer, junior computer science major and president...

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