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 January 7, 2022
Yingying Zhang, a PhD student working with associate professor Xiaojia Wang, won a competitive student poster award at the Materials Research Society fall 2021 meeting.
Posted December 20, 2021
ME Associate Professor Cari Dutcher's research on shipboard emulsions was awarded the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) Project of the Year award for Weapons Systems and Platforms.
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.