Even from the vantage point of an experimental balloon’s camera more than 80,000 feet above the Earth, Baylor University staffer Josh Ward could not foresee how what started as a do-it-yourself hobby project would unlock new avenues of research for Baylor students and private industry.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 25, 2018) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $3.5 million from Mark and Jennifer McCollum of Houston to create the McCollum Family Chair in Data Sciences within Baylor’s nationally ranked School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS).
The gift will serve as a cornerstone upon which growth and development of the University’s initiatives in data sciences will be built, leading to the expansion of Baylor’s service to the surrounding world and providing Baylor undergraduate and graduate students with dynamic opportunities to further their education and open doors to leadership positions in a variety of careers.
Two doctoral candidates in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science have been recognized for their composites research by the annual Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE).
Paul I. Ro, Ph.D., Associate Department Head and Director of Graduate Programs of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Baylor School of Engineering and Computer Science. He will replace Kenneth Van Treuren, D.Phil., Interim Chair of Mechanical Engineering.
Alina Gavrilov, sophomore engineering student with a concentration in humanitarian engineering in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, has been selected for an inaugural summer fellowship with Station1, a nonprofit organization with a mission of providing frontier, socially directed, science and technology-focused research and internships to more students nationwide.
COFES: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software. COFES brings executives from design, engineering, architectural, development and technology companies together to understand the role engineering technology will play in the future survival and success of your business.
Dr. Seung Kim, Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Baylor, is pursuing a device that could save lives. From his lab in the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative, Dr. Kim’s research is focused on building an accessible biosensor device that could detect cancer and other diseases early and affordably. He shares his perspective from the frontlines of the fight against disease in this Baylor Connections.
Learn about Rose Aber's story, Director of Village of Hope Uganda, and what led her to help create the nonprofit. These are the students the Baylor BUV team is leading to create a BUV to stay at Village of Hope.
"The next morning, I woke up with both of my eyes swollen shut, and the world was in darkness. ...
"I just sat there in the darkness, in both the physical world and in my heart, and I listened -- to the trees moving, to the birds, to the world breathing. And I realized that, God is in all of that. ... I wouldn't have been able to hear the breath of the world if I had been able to see.
"That moment was so transformative in my view of what it meant to be a Christian -- what it meant to serve God, and to live in His creation. That's when the healing began."
Kayla eventually discovered Baylor University's humanitarian engineering program -- and she "fell in love with the degree, with Baylor and with God, and with what He was calling me to do."
Seniors in Baylor University’s Department of Computer Science will debut video games they developed in the program’s gaming capstone course during an open house on Thursday, April 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 240 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation on Baylor’s Campus.
Plans for smart houses in the future are slowly becoming more and more plausible. A house that does all the manual labor for the occupants, where dinner is ready on the kitchen table and all the amenities in a house are included in these plans. Thanks to Baylor University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and deep learning research, a future with smart houses is getting closer.