PhD Student’s Research Could Affect Traffic, Road Safety

Sogand Karbalaieali, a PhD student in the LSU Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has spent most of her life in her hometown of Tehran, Iran, a megacity with a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week traffic problem. Since arriving in Louisiana, particularly Baton Rouge, several years ago to pursue her doctorate in civil …

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Students Help Students Through Supplemental Instruction

In 2013, the LSU College of Engineering began offering supplemental instruction, or SI, courses. These 13 sophomore-level classes are peer-facilitated and designed for students who are enrolled in large, historically difficult, engineering and computer science courses. The classes are fronted by SI leaders, typically undergraduate students that have recently taken the class …

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Engineering Ambassadors Work to Promote College of Engineering

A record 13 individuals recently joined LSU Engineering Ambassadors for the upcoming academic year. This diverse student-service group represents the College of Engineering by leading recruitment tours, promoting various programs, and networking with alumni at special events. Veteran ambassador Terrell Anderson was the first person hired in 2014 when the organization …

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Electrical Engineering Grad Takes One Giant Leap After College

After graduating from the LSU College of Engineering in May with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering, Marlou de Guzman received a phone call that resulted in a dream come true. The 23-year-old was called to Houston for a job interview at MRI Technologies, a small business contractor specializing in various …

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