February 2, 2015 - MechSE alumnus Tim Deppen (BSME '09, MSME '09, PhDME '13) and current PhD student Nishana Ismail (MSME '13) have today launched a crowdfunding campaign for the invention, Shadow, which has been developed in the department. Their full release follows:
March 3, 2014 - Eric Bartsch, MSME '95If all goes as planned in 2016, Eric Bartsch will retrace American aviator Charles Lindbergh’s famous flight across the Bering Sea. His modern floatplane will run on biofuels.
February 23, 2014 - MechSE alumna Kira Barton (MSME '06, PhDME '10), now an assistant professor in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan, has been selected by the National Science Foundation as a CAREER Awardee, based on her research proposal "CAREER: Pushing the Boundaries: Advancing the Science of Micro-Additive Manufacturing."
September 15, 2013 - MechSE's Advancement staff and Administration welcomed the department's alumni board to a September 13, 2013 meeting at the Illini Center in Chicago. Alumni attending were (from left to right in first photo): Steve Kempka, Bob Miller, Rick Furkert, Bob Kipp, Maureen Murray, Rick Knoll, Jean Gibbons, Clay Nesler, Tom Castino, Eric Brown, Pat McAuliffe, Joe Powers, Jamal Yagoobi, and Tom Donovan.