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OSU-Tulsa engineering student says research enhances learning experience

OSU-Tulsa student Saqib Raza in the lab

As a child in Pakistan, Saqib Raza was known by his family for taking apart remote controlled toys and various household appliances to see how they work.

The problem was he never put them back together.

“That’s why I don’t have any toys from my childhood,” he says with a chuckle.

Singh testifies to Congress about energy-water nexus

Raman Singh

On March 7, Dr. Raman Singh, Associate Dean in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa, presented testimony to the United States Congress House Energy Sub-committee on the continued safe and sustainable development of oil and gas resources and the energy–water nexus. Among other things, he highlighted his ongoing research, OSU’s efforts in leading a multi-university consortium, and support by the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST).  

Doctoral student to speak at International Astronautical Congress in Germany

Blaze HeckertOn his first foray outside of the country, OSU-Tulsa doctoral student Blaze Heckert will be a featured speaker at the International Astronautical Congress in Germany Oct. 1-5.

Heckert, who is pursuing a doctorate in materials science and engineering, was selected to discuss his research into improving materials used in aerospace components to better absorb energy and reduce vibration.

“Avengers: Infinity War” movie inspires teens to join MENTOR summer camp

Zoe Ziftar and Elise Niehaus, right, learn about the Helmerich Research Center's clean room.

OSU-Tulsa research scientist Dr. Feng Lu, left, introduces high school seniors Elise Niehaus and Zoe Ziftar to the scanning electron microscope during MENTOR Camp at the Helmerich Research Center in late July. When Tony Stark transforms into Iron Man at the push of a button in the “Avengers: Infinity War” movie, a stunned onlooker asks, “Where did that come from?”

Iron Man glances at his suit of armor and replies, “It’s nanotech. You like it?”