Data Center Cooling System Verified at 70 Percent More Energy Efficient

The study by IE Ph.D. candidate Babak Lajevardi with Assistant Professor Karl Haapala and EEC Director Joe Junker is helping IT Aire, a local startup company, through an Oregon BEST commercialization grant.

Charting Wind Energy’s Impact on Birds and Bats

Dr. Roberto Albertani's research could help the wind energy industry reduce death rates related to bird-blade strikes.

Capstone Project Team Designs Winning Scheme for Ergonomic Cab

Oregon DOT fleet management wanted to improve the ergonomics of their trucks and the comfort of their drivers, and MIME developed a winning tool.

Research Partnership Aims to Shed Light on Machine’s Moving Parts

Machine builders A&K Corp. develop a computerized model of their top-selling corn husking machine for future design improvements.

Graf Hall Gets Ready for Robotics Hub

Vision to create a top-notch robotics research facility under way

In delivering on our mission commitments, the School of MIME continues to focus our resources and demonstrate measurable results in the areas of highest importance to our stakeholders:

  • Preparing the next generation of mechanical, industrial, manufacturing and energy systems engineering professionals; and
  • Performing leading-edge research that ensures a better future for our state, nation and world.

We deliver a top-tier, hands-on engineering education to our students; and our graduates get jobs. As well as bringing tremendous dedication and talent to their teaching, MIME faculty are research leaders in their fields. And our School enjoys – and is much the stronger for – our strong ties with industry and ongoing connections with MIME alums.

Engineering News

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Earthquake preparations need to start now, OSU dean advises federal officials

May 21, 2015
Developing the resilience to withstand a massive earthquake is the responsibility of public agencies, private businesses and individuals, OSU's Scott Ashford advised Congressional leaders this week.… Read full story.
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New energy sensors at OSU will test local electric grid

May 7, 2015
An energy test bed being installed at OSU and other nearby sites will help provide a better understanding of the local electric grid and avert blackouts.… Read full story.
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Professional workshop to explore surging interest in the “Internet of Things”

May 6, 2015
A workshop on May 14-15 in Portland will bring together representatives from industry, universities, federal laboratories and state economic agencies to explore the manufacturing of “Smart Goods."… Read full story.
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Inspired by humans, a robot takes a walk in the grass

Apr 29, 2015
OSU engineers have field tested a walking robot which uses a technology that they believe more closely resembles human locomotion than any other existing system.… Read full story.
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OSU to help produce “Grand Challenge Engineers” of the future

Apr 24, 2015
OSU is part of a major national initiative to train more than 20,000 "Grand Challenge Engineers" who could help address some of the most pressing societal concerns in the world.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events


Marine Forum Seminar


The Mairne Forum is a program operated by the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center in conjunction with OSU, the CoE, and MIME. Marine Forum showcases


National Get Outdoors Day

The third annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday May 30th, 2015 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Peavy Arboretum.  This free event is hosted by OSU


School of MIME 2015 Commencement

The School of MIME invites friends and families of our graduates to the School's own graduation ceremony -- traditionally this event is the day before the official Oregon State University Commencement.…
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