News Archive

James Klausner

Two-time alumnus named Fellow of ASTFE

May 16, 2019 - MS and PhD alumnus James Klausner was named a Fellow of the American Society of Thermal and Fluid Engineers.
Dan Caruso

MechSE alum Caruso is Engineering convocation speaker

May 10, 2019 - Zayo Group Holdings CEO Dan Caruso (BSME '86) will present the keynote speech at this weekend's College of Engineering graduation ceremony.
Brian Mercer

Q&A with lecturer Brian Mercer

May 10, 2019 - Get to know lecturer Dr. Brian Mercer, who started his teaching faculty career with MechSE in fall 2018.
Amy LaViers

LaViers introduces novel perspective in robotic capability

May 8, 2019 - Amy LaViers introduces a novel point of view from which to observe robotic capabilities, and the groundbreaking aspect of her work is her particular counting model that has not been used before in robotics.
Valeria Laguna

Laguna honored as outstanding alumna

May 7, 2019 - Valeria Laguna (BSME '13) was named one of this year's MechSE Outstanding Young Alumni.
Jie Feng

From ocean bubbles to life-saving nanomedicines: Feng manipulates soft materials via interfacial dynamics

May 3, 2019 - New MechSE professor Jie Feng's research aims to impact the environment, medicine, manufacturing, and more.
ME 370 finals

ME 370 students launch mini-cubes on the quad

May 2, 2019 - ME 370 students were challenged to build compact devices that could launch for distance and accuracy.
Alison Dunn

Dunn wins STLE Early Career Award

May 2, 2019 - Professor Alison Dunn won the Early Career Award from the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers for her work on hydrogel interface slip.
Andrew Alleyne

Alleyne works to improve maritime efficiency

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Ken Gall

Gall earns MechSE Distinguished Alumni Award

May 1, 2019 - Three-time alumnus Ken Gall (BSME '95, MSME '96, PhDME '98) was one of three recipients this year of MechSE's Distinguished Alumni Award.
Mattia Gazzola NSF CAREER

With CAREER award, Gazzola dives deeper into biohybrid robots

April 26, 2019 - Mattia Gazzola recently won a competitive Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Pat Basu

Alumnus Basu to head Cancer Treatment Centers of America

April 24, 2019 - He also returned to the Illinois campus recently to receive a College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award.
Heather Camden

Camden named MechSE Distinguished Alumna

April 22, 2019 - Heather Camden (BSME '95), the Managing Principal and Project Manager at E&C Engineers & Consultants, was named one of the 2019 MechSE Distinguished Alumni.
Outstanding Advising

Five named among top engineering advisers

April 19, 2019 - Missy Biehl, Randy Ewoldt, Emad Jassim, Harley Johnson, and Stephanie Ott-Monsivais won this year's honor.
Professor Arun Majumdar

Majumdar discusses mentorship and more at Soo Lecture

April 19, 2019 - Stanford Professor Arun Majumdar gave the Spring 2019 Yunchuan Aisinjioro-Soo Distinguished Lecture on April 18.
Shell Eco Marathon Americas

Eco Illini team takes first, sets school record

April 18, 2019 - With an efficiency of 5,123-mile-per-gallon equivalent, the Eco Illini set a new school record and came in first in the 2019 Shell Eco Marathon Americas competition.
Amy Cates Allison Mette

Cates, Mette recipients of 2019 MechSE Staff Award

April 17, 2019 - The 2019 winners of MechSE's Staff Award for Exemplary Service were Amy Cates and Allison Mette.
Grainger College of Engineering

Coming soon...The Grainger College of Engineering

April 17, 2019 - The Grainger Foundation’s total support represents the largest amount ever given to a public university to name a college of engineering.
Carol Regalbuto

Regalbuto honored as Outstanding Young Alumna

April 12, 2019 - Carol Regalbuto (BSME '11) was honored for her career accomplishments as a young alumnus of MechSE.

HexNest lands second place at 2019 Cozad

April 11, 2019 - MechSE sophomore Mark van den Avont’s company, HexNest, captured second place out of 56 finalist teams.