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WVU researchers team with NETL, Schneider Electric in winning top technology award

Researchers from West Virginia University, the National Energy Technology Laboratory and Schneider Electric have won an R&D 100 Award - a national award known as the "Oscar of innovation" - for the development of a virtual reality-based software that provides the energy industry with an unprecedented high-tech look inside the operation of power plants.

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WVU engineering senior wins state innovation award

A senior from West Virginia University's Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources recently captured top honors for creating a device that uses electromagnetic waves to detect underground objects, including utility lines, landmines or other metallic or non-metallic objects.
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Gupta tapped as distinguished speaker at international chemical engineering conference

Rakesh Gupta, the George and Carolyn Berry Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Chemical Engineering at West Virginia University, is one of 16 scientists from around the world to be honored with the Distinguished Speaker Award from CHEMCON, the four-day annual flagship event of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.
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WVU Watts Museum exhibition focuses on impact of petroleum industry

From the expansion of America's highways to the oil embargoes of the 1970s, West Virginia's petroleum and petroleum byproducts industries have played key roles in the state's industrial and economic development. A new exhibition at West Virginia University's Watts Museum explores that history.
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WVU's Thiruvengadam ranks number two on Motor Trend's annual Power List

Arvind Thiruvengadam, a member of the West Virginia University team of researchers who discovered elevated levels of emissions from Volkswagen vehicles, has been named number two on Motor Trend's annual Power List.
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Klinkhachorn named West Virginia's Professor of the Year

Powsiri Klinkhachorn will be rewarded for his efforts when he is named West Virginia's Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. He is the 19th WVU professor -- the second in engineering -- to receive the award.
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