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.
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Cari Dutcher Receives the 2021 SERDP Project of the Year
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.
Q&A with ME PhD Student Cara Herbers
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.
Graduate Students Shine in 2021 ME3MT Competition
Posted October 7, 2021
This year's ME Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition showcased the impactful, innovative research being done by our graduate students.
2021 DARPA Young Faculty Award Goes to Suo Yang
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.
U.S Army Collaborates with ME to Improve Combat Medicine for Female Soldiers
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.
McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award Given to Suhasa Kodandaramaiah
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.
Frontera Fellowship Goes to ME PhD Student
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.
Xiaojia Wang's Group Develops New Method for Measuring Thermal Properties of Microparticles
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.
ME-Led SmartSpout Sensor Project Deployed in South Africa
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.
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