June 12, 2018 - MechSE alumnus Randal D. Lewis (BSME ’88) has been named to the position of President of a new Consumer Products group at Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
June 8, 2018 - Champaign's Orpheum Children's Science Museum, along with the campus and community, celebrated the grand opening of two new MechSE undergraduate-designed-and-built interactive exhibits.
June 5, 2018 - Illinois was one of six university teams to compete in the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, challenged with the task of pouring a bowl of cereal in the most complicated way possible.
May 24, 2018 - PhD candidate Sharanya Subramaniam, a researcher in Kelly Stephani's Computational Kinetics Group, was chosen to present her work at the Women in Aerospace Symposium at the end of this month.
May 24, 2018 - Nenad Miljkovic was awarded the ASME/Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal, a competitive honor among young investigators.
May 17, 2018 - Professor Martin Ostoja-Starzewski was honored for his book, "Microstructural Randomness and Scaling in Mechanics of Materials."
May 16, 2018 - The IRISE outreach program, co-directed by Professor Elif Ertekin and assisted by Education Coordinator Joe Muskin, works with high school students in the community to challenge them with hands-on engineering projects.
May 14, 2018 - MechSE professor Ning Wang's team is using tiny elastic balls filled with fluorescent nanoparticles to understand the mechanical forces between cells.
May 10, 2018 - In his role as Director of Football Operations, alumnus D.J. Podgorny (BSME '15) helps startup The Growth of a Game create a community for football advocates across Europe.
May 8, 2018 - SungWoo Nam was awarded a DURIP grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to acquire a dual mode nanoscale infrared spectroscopy/imaging platform. He will use the specialized equipment to image deformed 2D materials such as graphene.
May 3, 2018 - An overhaul of how a required physics course is taught will impact the experience of learning physics for all MechSE undergraduate students.