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 November 11, 2021
Learn about the former Gopher hockey player who is working to better diagnose and treat balance issues in Parkinson’s patients.
Posted October 7, 2021
This year's ME Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition showcased the impactful, innovative research being done by our graduate students.
Posted September 20, 2021
ME Richard and Barbara Nelson Assistant Professor Suo Yang is one of this year's Young Faculty Award recipients from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. This prestigious award identifies rising stars who will focus a significant portion of their career on Department of Defense and National Security issues.
Posted August 16, 2021
Nichole Morris and Tim Kowalewski have been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to improve the quality of combat medicine training for female soldiers.
Posted August 3, 2021
ME Assistant Professor Suhasa Kodandaramaiah is the recipient of a 2021 McKnight Technological Innvoations in Neuroscience Award from the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience.
Posted July 27, 2021
ME PhD candidate Hongyuan Zhang is one of four fellows chosen across the U.S. to compute on the most powerful academic supercomputer in the world.
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.