Dean Geoffrey Orsak says we should be ever mindful to let our own agendas determine the truth hidden inside the piles of reports available today.
The Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity will develop low-cost innovations, act as a think tank and sponsor global competitions to find solutions to change the lives of the truly impoverished.
Dean Geoffrey Orsak and ENCE chair Jeff Talley join host Krys Boyd to discuss how the Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity will work to help the impoverished around the world.
Pairing technological innovation with business collaboration to improve conditions for the global poor is the driving force behind the new Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity at SMU's Bobby Lyle School of Engineering.
Lyle engineering student Jerrold Dash beat cancer, a double lung transplant and H1N1 flu while earning a one degree and pursuing another.
Dean Geoffrey Orsak writes that the U.S. Dept. of Energy says 75 percent of energy is used by “off ” appliances
The Environmental Protection Agency sent a strong message with its appointment of Al Armendariz to the region's top post: It's time to clear the air.
The SMU Professor whose studies assert that natural gas drilling isn’t as clean as advertised has been named a regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson announced President Barack Obama’s selection of Dr. Alfredo “Al” Armendariz to be the Agency’s Regional Administrator for EPA’s region 6.
Dr. Al Armendariz, a Southern Methodist University engineering professor, has been named the Environmental Protection Agency's new regional administrator over Texas and four other states.
Al Armendariz has been named the regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency's Dallas offfice where he'll oversee federal environmental policy in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
An established engineering curriculum program is now positioned to help Texas principals and superintendents challenged to fill fall schedules with expanded science and math classes to adhere to new 4X4 graduation requirements.
Lyle faculty member, and air quality expert, Dr. Al Armendariz is interviewed in this story of air quality issues in North Texas and a possible problem caused by natural gas drilling.
The TEDx experience arrived at SMU on October 9-10, 2009, featuring high octane, brain-teasing presentations by global thought leaders for both children and adults.
How God and the Hunt family lured one of the most decorated engineers in the country from Notre Dame to SMU.
Safelock, by Jeff Allen and John Howard of the Lyle School of Engineernig at SMU, biometrically authenticates a user with just eight characters entered, winning the Microsoft-sponsored UIST 2009 Student Innovation Competition.
The New York Times quotes Lyle Engineering air quality expert Al Armendariz for a recent story on gas leaks and climate change.
Dean Geoffrey Orsak explains why no American achievement has topped NASA's landing of a man on the moon.
Cheryl Hall says that TEDxSMU was an event that should not have been missed.
Lyle Engineering Professor Al Armendariz, an expert on air quality, provided expertise for the AP's analysis of a possible change in EPA regulations.
Lyle School of Engineering Dean Geoffrey Orsak addresses criticism from Dallas publisher that engineers are ruining our cities.
SMU Engineering Professors Suku Nair and Mitchell Thornton talk to NBC 5 News about the security of new digital electric meters being installed in the North Texas area.
Students from the Lyle School of Engineering put their education and skills to use to become "Engineering Activists" in their community.
Interview with Delores Etter, director of the Caruth Institute for Engineering Education, regarding the state of engineering education in our nation.
Dean Geoffrey Orsak debates Wick Allison, Editor in Chief of D Magazine, on the role of engineers in Dallas future and history.
Lyle researcher Al Armendariz is quoted in this story about the serious air quality problems present in Denton County.
Lyle School of Engineering Dean Geoffrey Orsak writes about two impressive men's aspirations in his monthly column for Design News magazine.
The Lyle School of Engineering's unorthodox pursuit of a top academic and military mind.
Degree targeted to addressing national defense and healthcare needs of the nation.
Southern Methodist University is bringing a TED-like event called TEDxSMU to campus in October, and TEDsters are elated.
Lyle School of Engineering Dean Geoffrey Orsak writes about his favorite technologies in his monthly column for Design News magazine.
Lyle researcher Al Armendariz comments on the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's clean air plan and the future of air quality in the DFW area.
Cutting edge micro cameras are being developed in a basement lab at Southern Methodist University. The project is code-named Panoptes.
New credit-bearing certificate in Global Systems and Sustainable Organizations is considered by many to be the first of its kind in the U.S. enhanced by the Baldrige Criteria.
Wired magazine takes a look at the DARPA-funded research being conducted by Dr. Marc Christensen.
The Lyle School of Engineering introduces four new certificate programs in Project Management
Fox4 cameras were there to capture the final week of the Lyle School of Engineering Summer Camp for Girls at SMU.
KERA's Bill Zeeble looks at the underrepresentation of women in engineering and what the Lyle School of Engineering is doing to address the problem.
The Lyle School of Engineering Camp for Girls was started by administrators to increase the number of young women pursuing careers in the field of engineering.
Dean Geoffrey Orsak's latest Op-Ed for Design News magazine focuses on the amazing work of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Talley in Iraq.
State environmental officials say Lyle Engineering researcher Al Armendariz was correct about high amounts of air pollution from Barnett Shale.
Jeffrey Talley, a two-star general lauded for his work in Baghdad, will chair SMU's Environmental and Civil Engineering Dept.
A story covering the development of HighTech Eyes by Dr. Marc Christensen, chair of the Electrical Engineering Depaertment.
The dean of SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering is teaching his students the art of “successful failure.”
Thirty-four scientists and engineers were honored at the third annual Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year awards May 19.
The New Orleans Saints traded up into the fifth round to pick punter Thomas Morstead, a punter from Southern Methodist and mechanical engineering major at the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.
John McCaa of WFAA Channel 8 visited SMU recently to see student innovation in action. Senior mechanical engineering majors in the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering's 2008-09 Senior Design Course unveiled their final projects April 20.
The latest Op-Ed by Dean Geoffrey Orsak for Design News magazine.
Skunk Works chief Frank Cappuccio gave a lecture that kicked off a new relationship between the Skunk Works and the Lyle School of Engineering at SMU.
A study released by a Southern Methodist University engineering professor that equates Barnett Shale-related pollution to the Metroplex’s entire traffic circulation has raised a collective eyebrow from some energy industry representatives.
Southern Methodist University’s engineering department hosted a competition Saturday and encouraged more than 700 students to brainstorm about new energy sources.
Lyle School of Engineering to serve as a designated research collaborator in Nation’s first DoD funded University Affiliated Research Center focused on Systems Engineering
SMU Professor of Electrical Engineering Gary Evans recently received some good news: Journal reviewers said they thought his proposal for solving one of the most perplexing problems in the emerging field of integrated photonics sounded impossible.
A Southern Methodist University engineering professor who previously briefed the City Council-appointed 2008 Gas Drilling Task Force on pollution caused by Barnett Shale production was awarded a contract by the Environmental Defense Fund to develop “the first comprehensive” study of gas exploration’s effects on area air quality, according to a Jan. 15 university statement