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As a Louisiana Tech College of Engineering and Science student, you’ll get hands-on experience solving real-world problems. In your first year, you’ll learn the foundations of your field. Throughout your studies, you’ll build prototypes, participate in hackfests, and develop solutions to the problems that businesses, governments, and nonprofits face. Most importantly, you’ll have opportunities to bond with your classmates through small classes and student organizations that will provide you with professional development, hands-on projects, and leadership experience.

Whether you join us as an undergraduate or graduate student, you’ll have access to top-notch research and learning facilities and courses taught by experts in your field.

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Spring 2024 COES Report

I’m excited to share that the 2023-2024 academic year has been another success. While the year has had its share of challenges, our faculty, staff, and students have met every one with the indomitable Bulldog spirit that has defined our University and College for decades.

Faculty and staff continue to impact students through their steady guidance and commitment to the Tenets of Tech, and our students continue to grow – not just academically but as the leaders of tomorrow. The problems they are solving here have a real and lasting impact on the world around us. You’ll learn about some of these impacts here. I invite you to read more about the College on Louisiana Tech’s news site and to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

I’m incredibly proud of our faculty and staff, who have continued to provide our students with opportunities to flex their leadership skills and participate in innovative, world-changing research. I hope you will continue to be a part of what makes this College special next year. Please click the button below to read our report.


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Collin D. Wick, Ph.D.
Dean and Daniel D. Reneau Eminent Scholar Chair
College of Engineering and Science
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Dr. DeCoster and his student team
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Mohammad Bappy Working with a Colleague

Other News

Meet Don Metz 2023 COES Alumnus of the Year

Since earning their degrees in Geology and Education, Don Metz and his wife Ann have found ways to give back to Louisiana Tech and its students. They have established two scholarships for Louisiana Tech: the Don and Ann Metz Endowed Scholarship for Engineering and the Don and Ann Metz Endowed Scholarship for Education, which have helped numerous students.

COES names Gillum Director of Development

The COES welcomes Rosilynn Gillum as our new director of development. Rosilyn has been with Louisiana Tech since 2021 and served as Director of Development for the University’s Colleges of Liberal Arts and Education and Human Sciences.

Doctoral student contributes to NASA research

Louisiana Tech University doctoral student Mohammad Jabed Perves Bappy’s research may help NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) create habitable environments on the moon and Mars.

Estimating team wins regional competition

Louisiana Tech University’s estimation team won first place in the Heavy Civil Division at the TEXO Foundation and Associated Schools of Construction Region 5 Student Competition, and team leader Gabriel Lipe won second place for his presentation skills.

Louisiana students explore particle physics at Tech

Louisiana Tech University hosted over 75 high school students from around Louisiana at the 2024 International Particle Physics Master Class.

Louisiana Tech announces new partnership with KEEN

Beginning this May, Louisiana Tech University’s strong tradition of immersive, entrepreneurial engineering education will receive a new boost through the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN).

Doctoral student gains international experience in resilience engineering

Engineering doctoral student Anna “Katya” Opel has an impressive resume that includes experience in leadership, large-scale conference planning, and resilience and vulnerability engineering research. Now, thanks to the International Research Experiences for Students Program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, she can add international research to that list.

Louisiana Tech doctoral student earns LEF fellowship

Louisiana Tech doctoral student Ashton Ward received the 2024 Louisiana Engineering Foundation (LEF) Vincent A. Forte Graduate School Fellowship Award for her dedication to engineering education.

Xiao awarded funding for energy sustainability research through TIRE grant

Louisiana Tech University faculty member, Dr. Yang Xiao, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the Institute of Micromanufacturing, was awarded $30,000 for his energy sustainability efforts.

Tech students triumph at No-Dig 2024

Louisiana Tech doctoral student Ashton Ward received the 2024 Louisiana Engineering Foundation (LEF) Vincent A. Forte Graduate School Fellowship Award for her dedication to engineering education.

Louisiana Tech awarded $1.3 million DoD grant

Louisiana Tech University, its College of Engineering and Science (COES), and its Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) are set to enhance the resilience and efficiency of defense technology through a two-year, $1.3 million US Department of Defense (DoD) grant.

Louisiana Tech celebrates incoming engineering and science talent

Louisiana Tech doctoral student Ashton Ward received the 2024 Louisiana Engineering Foundation (LEF) Vincent A. Forte Graduate School Fellowship Award for her dedication to engineering education.

Tech Eco-Car team finishes fifth at international race

Dawson Perkins and the rest of Louisiana Tech University’s Eco-Car team, this remarkable achievement at the 2024 Shell Eco-marathon Americas highlights engineering skills, leadership, and perseverance, setting them apart on the international stage.

COES names outstanding students, faculty

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science (COES) is pleased to announce its 2024 awards for outstanding juniors, seniors, and faculty.

Xiao wins prestigious NSF grant to convert shale gas into clean energy

In a significant boost for sustainable energy research, Dr. Yang Xiao, assistant professor of chemical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has been awarded a two-year, nearly $200,000 U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.

Louisiana Tech graduates take the Oath of the Engineer

More than 100 graduating Louisiana Tech engineers joined the prestigious Order of the Engineer at a special induction ceremony last month.

Engineering graduate earns elite NSF fellowship award

Louisiana Tech biomedical engineering graduate Catherine Lacey was recently awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP), paving the way for continuing her education.