April 27, 2020 - Covalence, a nearly 2,000-strong group of students from around the world, is making demonstrating the impact students can have through virtual collaboration.
April 26, 2020 - MechSE's Machine Shop and Rapid Prototyping Lab are helping produce face shields for health professionals responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 24, 2020 - The CERV2 home air ventilation system is design and built by Build Equinox, the company founded by alumni Ben Newell and Alex Long and Professor Emeritus Ty Newell.
April 17, 2020 - MechSE professor Nenad Miljkovic is part of a team researching how the insects' wings repel water and kill microbes.
April 16, 2020 - Amy LaViers' research on complex robotic movement - utilizing her expertise in both dance and engineering - is explained in a Q&A with The Bridge, a publication from the National Academy of Engineering.
April 10, 2020 - Toyota believes Aimy Wissa’s work with avian-inspired anti-stall devices could be applied to a project for which they intend to use large tethered kites to harvest energy from the westerly jet stream. The company hopes this can be a solution for future energy and environmental challenges, especially in Japan.
April 3, 2020 - Gaurav Bahl, Elif Ertekin, Randy Ewoldt, Tonghun Lee, SungWoo Nam, Kelly Stephani, and Amy Wagoner Johnson were given Faculty Scholar or Faculty Fellow appointments.
April 3, 2020 - “These are amazingly talented engineers,” Professor William King said. “They have leaned in to really help on this project in a meaningful way.”
April 1, 2020 - MechSE alumnus K.R. Sridhar (PhDME ’90) was praised by California's governor for his innovative work in the COVID-19 battle.
March 30, 2020 - MechSE graduate students Mohammad Heiranian and Amir Taqieddin were two leaders of the research published in Nature Communications.
March 28, 2020 - Led by project leader Bill King, an expansive team is working around the clock to meet the surge in needed respiratory care.
March 26, 2020 - Missy Biehl, Alison Dunn, Bill King, Chia-Fon Lee, and Amy Wagoner Johnson have been named Outstanding Advisors by the Engineering Council.
March 25, 2020 - MechSE alumnus Neel Kashkari (BSME '95, MSME '98), the former Treasury official who was in charge of the $700 billion government response to the 2008 financial crisis, tells 60 Minutes what tools the Federal Reserve can use to combat the economic stress being caused by COVID-19.
March 23, 2020 - This year's recipients of the MechSE Distinguished Alumni Award are Eric Brown, Jeanne Shobert, and Wendy Teare. The MechSE Outstanding Young Alumni winners for 2020 are Lance Hibbeler and Ritu Raman.