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 May 4, 2022
ME PhD students Dingbin Huang and Guanyu Song have been awarded Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Posted April 26, 2022
ME Professor Mike McAlpine received a 2021-2022 Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Advising, which recognizes the central role that postdoctoral advising plays at the University.
Posted April 22, 2022
Our department is home to award-winning graduate students who are propelling the future of mechanical engineering. Here is a list of this academic year's award winners.
Posted April 13, 2022
ME undergraduates Ann Nguyen and Asha Suvarna won awards for their DEI-focused contributions to advocacy, volunteer work, and engagement.
Posted April 8, 2022
The Innovation Impact Case Award is the most prestigious award given by the Office of the Vice President for Research. It recognizes research that has led to significant impact outside of academia and has made a meaningful difference in our communities.
Posted April 6, 2022
ME Professor John Bischof will oversee interdisciplinary grant programs and direct the Clinical Translational Science Institute's Office of Discovery and Translation, both part of the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs.
Posted March 31, 2022
ME PhD student Sai Ranjeet Narayanan won an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship from the Graduate School. The program provides outstanding PhD students who are engaged in interdisciplinary research to study with faculty at one of the University's research centers or institutes during the fellowship year.
Posted February 23, 2022
ME PhD student Taaresh Sanjeev Taneja is this year's recipient of the Joachim and Yuko Heberlein Award.
Posted February 15, 2022
ME Assistant Professor Suo Yang received an ONR YIP award for his project, "Physics-Based Modeling of Multicomponent Transcritical Phase Change and Spray Breakup in High-Pressure Liquid-Fueled Combustors."
Posted February 15, 2022
ME Professor Rajesh Rajamani has been elected an IEEE fellow for his contributions to vehicle control in intelligent transportation systems.