Lyle Newsroom 2012 Stories

SMU Lyle Students: "I ROBOT" - First year engineering students in SMU's Lyle School worked in multi-disiplinary teams during their fall 2012 design class to build robots capable of duplicating the water testing and remediation work Lyle faculty and students are doing in United Nations refugee camps. "When it actually works, it's amazing!" said Lyle student Jordan Kayse. This video captures all the energy of "demo day" in SMU Lyle's Innovation Gym. (12/12/2012)

Future Employment: What are Your Blind Spots - Are you focused on a career path that may be leading nowhere? Are you aware of new patterns emerging in business and society? Can you see connections in economic, cultural and technological shifts taking place? Will you be able to reshape your vision to match market needs? To find your authentic voice? To achieve real leadership?

Built to Last: Manufacturing Systems Management program has new leadership - James R. Webb succeeds Dr. Donald Price, retired industry professor of mechanical engineering at SMU and former Principal Engineering Fellow at Raytheon Electronic Systems.

NSPE: National Society of Professional Engineers Elects Dan Wittliff National President - Lyle alumni and current CEE Department Advisory Board member was recently selected as the NSPE National President. (9/7/2012)

TSPE: Outstanding Engineer of the Year - Lyle CEE graduate Mark Boyd awarded the top individual TSPE honor (7/10/2012)

Real World Solutions: High School Girls Solving Real-World Problems - Twenty high school girls build system to chlorinate and pump water automatically at the Lyle School's Engineering Innovation Camp (6/19/2012)

Dallas Morning News: Somalia Comes to SMU - Dallas Morning News reports on the problems, solutions and experiences of SMU students during their time in The Living Village (4/24/2012)

E&H Week: SMU students live in temporary shelters at 'Living Village' - WFAA coverage of the The Living Village which is meant to be an example to give students and visitors an idea of what it's like to live without all the amenities we take for granted. (4/18/2012)

NSF CAREER Award: Lyle Professor Joseph Camp Takes Research Funding - Professor Joseph Camp receives $450,000 from NSF to fund affordable wireless network design research (2/23/2012)

Sports Illustrated: Lyle Super Fans - Several Lyle students recently appeared in Sports Illustrated as "Super Fans" (2/1/2012)

STEM: Lyle initiatives receive Navy funding - The Infinity Project and Kids Ahead each receive $100,000 grants from the Office of Naval Research (1/29/2012)

Green Source DFW: Solving the big problems - SMU takes lead in sustainable design with new MA in Sustainability and Development degree (1/26/2012)

Hat Trick: Three years in a row! - Lyle alumni named Dallas TSPE Engineer of the Year for the third consecutive year (1/25/2012)