News Archive

William Bahnfleth

Bahnfleth honored with ASHRAE award

July 31, 2019 - Alumnus William Bahnfleth received ASHRAE's 2019 Donald Bahnfleth Environmental Health Award, named in honor of his late father, also a MechSE alumnus.
Xiao Yan

Exchange student-turned-postdoc boasts productive year in published research

July 30, 2019 - Dr. Xiao Yan has worked under the mentorship of Professor Nenad Miljkovic impactful research that has been published in ACS Nano.
ASEE Bronze award Diversity Recognition Program

Grainger College of Engineering receives ASEE Bronze Award for Diversity

July 29, 2019 - ASEE awarded The Grainger College of Engineering a Bronze Award in its Diversity Recognition program.
Professor Robert Miller

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Robert E. (Bob) Miller

July 25, 2019 - Robert Miller, a beloved figure in the department for decades, passed away on Wednesday, July 24.
Joe Muskin

MechSE groups host local students for research program

July 24, 2019 - MechSE's Joe Muskin is leading the Young Scholars Program with the support of several MechSE faculty members.
Lu MEB - Slideshow 1

Lu MEB progress photos: Slideshow 1

July 22, 2019 - Take an up-close look as the Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building is transformed.
Nenad Miljkovic

Miljkovic validates antimicrobial properties of Illinois company’s cutting boards

July 17, 2019 - Nenad Miljkovic and Effingham, Illinois-based John Boos & Co. recently collaborated to prove the antimicrobial and hydrophobic qualities of their hardwood cutting boards.
Placid Ferreira and Bruno Azeredo

Ferreira, Azeredo co-publish in PNAS

July 17, 2019 - MechSE professor Placid Ferreira and three-time alumnus Bruno Azeredo introduce electrochemical nanoimprinting.
Naira Hovakimyan

Hovakimyan’s robots, drones land in Montessori classroom

July 16, 2019 - Local Montessori school students are the latest to benefit from MechSE faculty and students sharing their exciting research with the community.
Seid Koric

Koric delivers keynote at Frankfurt supercomputing conference

July 16, 2019 - MechSE research associate professor Seid Koric was the headliner on Industrial Day.
Pega Hrnjak

Hrnjak honored by ASHRAE for outstanding achievements

July 12, 2019 - Pega Hrnjak won the 2019 Louise and Bill Holladay Distinguished Fellow Award from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.
Professor William King

King's company lauded by Economist Magazine

July 12, 2019 - Professor William King's Fast Radius was described as a digital disrupter.
Gaurav Chaudhary

Chaudhary named Acta award winner

July 10, 2019 - PhD candidate Gaurav Chaudhary has been selected to receive an Acta Student Award.
Reginald Hamilton (IMAGE: Penn State)

Alumnus Hamilton receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

July 10, 2019 - MechSE Illinois alumnus Reginald Hamilton (MSME ’03, PhDME ’08) has received a Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA).
Mariana Kersh

Kersh hopes to spark interest in engineering at athletic camps

July 8, 2019 - Young girls attending basketball camp at Illinois are also learning about the diverse applications of mechanical engineering thanks to outreach activities organized by MechSE professor Mariana Kersh.
Gaurav Bahl and Kelly Stephani

Bahl, Stephani receive Presidential Early Career Awards

July 3, 2019 - Gaurav Bahl and Kelly Stephani are among six total awardees from Illinois.
Chenhui Shao

Shao named top young manufacturing engineer by SME

July 2, 2019 - Chenhui Shao is a 2019 recipient of SME's Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award.
Mehmet Kurt

Alumnus Kurt joins Xenith inaugural advisory board

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Sarah Osman

Engineering Visionary Scholarship profile: Sarah Osman

July 1, 2019 - Sarah Osman, now a graduate student in mechanical engineering, talks about how an Engineering Visionary Scholarship helped her move closer to a career in biomechanical engineering.

Mehta, Gazzola part of cyberoctopus team

June 28, 2019 - A “cyberoctopus” may sound like a superhero, but it is actually the focus of the recently announced multidisciplinary university research initiative (MURI) award led by CSL’s Girish Chowdhary.