November 15, 2018 - PhD candidate Zachary Berent received the ASME Graduate Teaching Fellowship to prepare him for a variety of roles in teaching and administration.
November 14, 2018 - Arend van der Zande, his postdoctoral researcher Jangyup Son, and colleagues in the Illinois Materials Research Science and Engineering Center have developed the best performing graphene transistor as demonstrated in the literature. Their work was published in Nature Communications.
November 9, 2018 - Professor Harley Johnson was awarded the campus' 2018 Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference Award for Leadership in Diversity.
November 9, 2018 - Professor Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler, undergraduate Abby Pakeltis, and alumna Ann Peedikayil all won competitive awards at this year's national SWE conference.
November 7, 2018 - MechSE professor Mariana Kersh has studied athletes, animals, aging women, and many other groups as part of her research on the mechanical and structural properties of bone, cartilage, and connective tissue.
November 2, 2018 - Thanks to a campus travel grant, PhD candidate Ophelia Bolmin spent time at Argonne National Lab and in Atlanta to further her robotic work inspired by click beetles.
October 31, 2018 - Graduate student Dhawal Thakare wins third place for showcasing his research on self-healing coatings at the campus-wide Research Live! competition on October 23.
October 30, 2018 - Grad students Jun Li, Umer Huzaifa, Chinnappamudaliar Rajagopal, and Kaihao Zhang were named 2018-19 Mavis Future Faculty Fellows through the College of Engineering.
October 26, 2018 - MechSE professors Mattia Gazzola, Taher Saif, and other colleagues recently won a major, $2M grant from the National Science Foundation for their project.
October 22, 2018 - With a new grant to work on coral reef recovery and propagation, Amy Wagoner Johnson and Gabriel Juarez hope to give researchers everywhere the foundation to invest in reversing our coral populations and even lead to solving problems in several other fields.
October 16, 2018 - Professors Sinha, Salapaka, Ferreira, Shao, and Miljkovic are working to make economically viable heat exchangers that have better thermal and thermomechanical performance.
October 10, 2018 - Dr. Morteza (Mory) Gharib presented “Toroidal plasmoid generation via extreme hydrodynamic shear” in the NCSA auditorium on October 9.
October 8, 2018 - On October 12, 2018, MechSE will celebrate its largest undertaking ever, with the groundbreaking celebration for the Mechanical Engineering Building.