The Latest From Mechanical Engineering
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is an active research hub at the forefront of developments in human health, the environment, robotics, manufacturing, energy, and more. Our faculty, researchers, and students work on everything from designing clean engines to curing cancer. Read about what ME is doing to change the world right here in Minnesota.
Posted July 21, 2021
A new method reported by ME Associate Professor Wang's group shows some deviations between bulk and microscale thermal conductivity for inorganic particles embedded in epoxy resin.
Posted July 14, 2021
ME Assistant Professor Natasha Wright's latest publication details sensor research that was successfully deployed in a large-scale field trial in South Africa.
2021 Minnesota Futures Award Goes to Research on Sustainable Approaches to Minnesota's Titanium Resources
Posted July 8, 2021
ME Professor Uwe Kortshagen is serving as co-investigator on an award-winning project that stands to maximize untapped renewable energy sources within Minnesota in a sustainable way.
Posted June 30, 2021
The Robert C. Johns Research Partnership Award is presented annually to a team of individuals who have collaboratively drawn on their diverse experience to achieve significant impacts on transportation.
Posted June 14, 2021
ME Professor Rajesh Rajamani is changing the way doctors treat Parkinson's disease by developing sensor technology to fill a gap in existing treatments.
Posted June 7, 2021
ME Postdoc Li Zhan is using the skills he learned during his doctoral study at UMN ME to improve human health.
Posted May 18, 2021
Two ME undergrads and two PhD candidates were recognized for their leadership efforts on behalf of the University and the Twin Cities community.
Posted May 5, 2021
ME Professor Peter Bruggeman's plasma science research is driving groundbreaking developments in wound healing and electrochemistry.
Posted May 3, 2021
ME graduate students Arun Balakrishna, Matthew Kubala, and Cara Piazza all received 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program offers — prestigious awards given by the NSF.
Posted April 28, 2021
Support tomorrow's best engineers by attending the virtual Senior Design Show, the culmination of a semester-long capstone design course.