Life and Breath: Interdisciplinary BYU team travels to Nepal to study health effects of air pollution
An interdisciplinary BYU team recently came together to conduct a research study in Nepal, aiming to measure brick workers’ exposure to pollutants and to assess their respiratory health. The eventual goal is to determine what information, technology and strategies they can develop with the Nepali people to help them improve their well-being.
The NSF recently awarded the cybersecurity program within the BYU Electrical & Computer Engineering department with a five-year, $3.7 million grant called the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service. BYU is one of only six schools nationwide to receive the award this year, which recognizes students with technical talent, moral integrity, leadership, and second language skills.
It was an Education Week workshop that gave Alyssa Bagoyo the courage to major in chemical engineering and pay tribute to her late mom’s BYU degree and heritage by minoring in business and Japanese.