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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Will Northrop Wins 2021 Robert C. Johns Research Partnership Award
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.
Developing Sensor Technology for Treating Parkinson's Disease
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.
ME Leads the Way: Meet Postdoc Li Zhan
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.
Four ME Students Win 2021 President's Student Leadership & Service Awards
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.
Putting Plasmas on the Map
Posted May 5, 2021
ME Professor Peter Bruggeman's plasma science research is driving groundbreaking developments in wound healing and electrochemistry.
Three ME Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards
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.
Attend the Spring 2021 Virtual Senior Design Show!
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.
Groundbreaking Device Gives New Insight Into Brain Function
Posted April 6, 2021
ME Assistant Professor Suhasa Kodandaramaiah's lab developed a unique head-mounted mini-microscope device that allows them to image complex brain functions of mice — a groundbreaking study that provides new insight into fundamental research that could improve human brain conditions such as concussions, autism, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease, as well as better understanding the brain’s role in addiction.
ME Faculty Members Receive McKnight Land-Grant Professorships
Posted March 23, 2021
ME faculty members Julianna Abel and Suhasa Kodandaramaiah both received McKnight Land-Grant Professorships in the 2021 round.
Allison Hubel Appointed Director of Technological Leadership Institute
Posted February 17, 2021
ME Professor Allison Hubel has been named the new director of the UMN Technological Leadership Institute, the first woman to hold the position.
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