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Brent Summerville (Sustainable Technology's Practitioner-in-Residence) and graduate student Robb O'Brien installed a wind measurement system on the Kerr Scott Reservoir Dam/Intake tower in Wilkes County for the Army Corps of Engineers. The...
Vice President Houser and Provost Kruger
BOONE—An agreement between Wilkes Community College and Appalachian State University opens up a seamless pathway for students interested in earning an architectural technology and design degree from Appalachian. The agreement was signed by Dr....
TEECA 2015 Winners
Students from Appalachian State University placed first in Transportation at the 2015 Eastern Region TEECA Conference this week in Virginia Beach. TEECA is the Technology  and Engineering Education Collegiate Association.  Overall, seven...
ASC Design/Build Second Place Team
The Building Science program had individual students and student teams place in the 2015 Associated Schools of Construction Region 2 Competition.  Led by Prof. John Clark, students travelled to Greensboro to compete against other construction-...
Nexus Research Facility
On October 21, 2015, local farmers and the general public were invited to learn about our research on a biomass greenhouse heating system. This event was a part of the third annual National Bioenergy Day and provided the public site tours...
Small Wind
The Small Wind Research and Demonstration Site is a set of small wind turbines maintained and experimented on by Appalachian State and is located in Beech Mountain. Sustainable Technology Practitioner-In-Residence Brent Summerville said the site...
IDEXlab
Friday, September 18th, Building Science students participated in Park(ing) Day, an international event that encourages participants to transform parking spaces into temporary public places. There were installations scattered across campus and the...
Jeff Tiller and Marie Hoepfl

Hoepfl and Tiller win College Awards

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:40am
Dr. Marie Hoepfl and Prof. Jeff Tiller each received an award at the 2015 College of Fine and Applied Arts Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony.  Dr. Hoepfl, who serves as the Graduate Program Director for the department, received the Outstanding...
Race to Zero
BOONE—Appalachian State University finished as a top five finalist out of 39 teams, and the only university from North Carolina, that competed in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Race to Zero Student Design Competition at the National Renewable...
bioshelter lab sign
Making a living as the owner of a small farm can be a hit or miss proposition. Farm owners must battle the weather, pests and rising energy costs as they bring their crops to market. A biofuel research facility at the former Watauga County landfill...


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