April 20, 2018 - Grad students Jonghyun Choi and Michael Cai Wang were two winners of Materials Research Society's GSA award, for which over 5,000 students submit abstracts for consideration.
April 16, 2018 - Judith Liebman, MechSE's first female tenured professor, was named among Illinois' "150 for 150: Celebrating the Accomplishments of Women."
April 13, 2018 - MechSE's Sameh Tawfick and postdoctoral fellow Caterina Lamuta have designed super-strong artificial muscles.
April 12, 2018 - Working with U.S. Army researchers, MechSE associate professor Tonghun Lee made an historic first with an experiment in a gas turbine combustor using X-rays.
April 11, 2018 - Professor Naira Hovakimyan was invited to present a keynote lecture at the National Science Foundation's conference to advance research and development in cyber-physical systems.
April 10, 2018 - Alumnus Ron Schmidt (BSME ’82), VP of technology development at Elgin Sweeper, has spearheaded an engineering breakthrough in the street sweeper industry.
April 9, 2018 - "150 for 150: Celebrating the Accomplishments of Women," part of the campus sesquicentennial celebrations, includes MechSE professor Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler.
April 4, 2018 - In the last several years, Professor Harley Johnson has been appointed to serve on college, campus, and university system-level committees that impact faculty research, diversity, and other major topics.
March 29, 2018 - MechSE's Leonardo Chamorro's group and collaborators from Purdue are using a bio-inspired coating to control separated flows.
March 27, 2018 - MechSE graduate students boast finalist entries in this year's Image of Research competition, which highlights the research images from students across campus.