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STUDENT LIFE

Graduate student profile: Troy Ruths
Choosing bioinformatics over hoops

After playing on a national championship basketball team, Troy Ruths turned his talents to computer science.

 
 

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Alumnus Spotlight: 'Ezra' Charles Helpinstill
Engineering a better sound

Charles Helpinstill designed an electric piano pickup used by musicians from Elton John to Frank Zappa.

 
 

UNDERGRAD RESEARCH

Matt Stearns
Sensitivity of Multispan Simply Supported Concrete Girder Bridge
by Matt Stearns

One of the most pressing issues in coastal construction is the vulnerability of bridges to storm surge wave loading during extreme storm events, such as hurricanes.