Using the research tools of social science — questionnaires, focus groups, interviews and data analysis — Marie Harvey, chair of OSU’s Department of Public Health, delves into the most private of human behaviors and the attitudes that shape them.
OSU electrical engineers Annette von Jouanne and Alan Wallace and their students are developing innovative wave energy devices. Their plan to create a wave energy research park near Reedsport, Oregon, brings hope to a community hit hard by economic decline.
Water as Destiny
There’s something serendipitous, almost poetic, about von Jouanne’s work in wave energy. Wallace was, in a sense, circling back when he teamed up with von Jouanne to puzzle out the problem of wave energy.