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Baylor Names New Faculty-In-Residence for Engineering and Computer Science Living-Learning Center
Dr. Ian Gravagne, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Baylor, has been appointed as the new Faculty-in-Residence (FIR) for the Engineering and Computer Science Living-Learning Center (ECS-LLC) beginning this fall.

Baylor Researcher Develops Accurate, Portable Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Monitor
University Files Provisional Patent for Device

Two years ago, a Baylor University researcher developed an effective and accurate electromagnetic sensor that provides diabetics a noninvasive alternative to reading their blood glucose levels. There was just one problem: it was too big to carry around.

Using coconut fibers in car parts may save nation's oil
Baylor University scientists and engineers say coconut fibers can replace some plastics in manufacturing car parts.

Engineering Students Earn Awards for Conference Presentations


Car Parts Made Out Of Coconuts?
Reported March 2010

WACO, Texas (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There are 125 million cars are on the road today. That's billions of pounds of steel and glass on our roadways. But now, some parts of your car could be created by fruit.

Baylor Regents Approve First Ph.D. in School of Engineering
Feb. 12, 2010

HOUSTON - The Baylor University Board of Regents today approved a new research-oriented doctoral program - a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering.

Baylor Entrepreneurs Receive Grant to Bring Renewable Energy to
Entrepreneurs from Baylor's Hankamer School of Business and School of Engineering and Computer Science won a $200,000 grant in September 2009 that will accelerate their work bringing electricity to rural villages in the developing world. This initiative contributes to a larger body of work being done at Baylor with the intent to combat global poverty through technology, business, and Christian mission.

US 2010 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill to Benefit Baylor Engineering Research
Rep. Edwards secures $950,000 for McLennan County law enforcement, Baylor Aerospace Engineering as bill passes house

US Fed News
June 24, 2009 Wednesday

Engineering Students Participate on #1 Ranked BU Equestrian Team
Feb. 24, 2009

WACO, Texas - The Baylor equestrian team took over the top spot in the Women's Intercollegiate Equestrian National Coaches Poll for the first time in program history. The Lady Bears earned 82 points, the most in any poll ranking to date.

Baylor Professor Lectures In Vietnam...From Waco
March 2, 2009
Baylor University
A Baylor University engineering professor is joining three other academics from around the country in lecturing at several universities in Vietnam as part of an educational program funded by a $70,000 U.S. Faculty Scholar Grant.

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