December 1, 2020 - Alumnus Mark Kaufman says the future of electric vehicles appears bright. “We’ve actually got a great increase in flexibility on how to create products and plans beyond what we would traditionally have within conventionally powered vehicles.”
November 25, 2020 - Seid Koric won the award for their work bringing together artificial intelligence and structural and meta-material design optimization.
November 20, 2020 - Their advancement could impact responsive soft material systems in soft robotics, vibrational energy harvesting, and biomedical research.
November 19, 2020 - Vice.com profiles MechSE's Matt West and the PrairieLearn program he developed, an adaptable testing ecosystem. He said it has grown in importance on campus, especially since the pandemic.
November 12, 2020 - Random Fields of Piezoelectricity and Piezomagnetism provides a complete description of piezoelectricity and piezomagnetism of random media in terms of second-order wide-sense homogeneous and isotropic tensor-valued random fields.
November 9, 2020 - In a new research project, Professor Aimy Wissa will study passive control flow devices inspired by bird feathers, and with another NSF-funded study she is part of a team that will develop a curriculum that uses bioinspired design as a case study to train interdisciplinary teams.
November 6, 2020 - Judge Dalila Argaez Wendlandt (BSME '91), if confirmed to the post by the Governor's Council, would be the first Latina to serve on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
November 4, 2020 - As the 2020 recipient of the ASME Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award, Andrew Alleyne will give the Thurston Lecture on November 18.
October 30, 2020 - MechSE alumna Maya D’Souza (BSME ‘19) now works as a design engineer for 3M. Thursday night, she gave a presentation “Life After College,” talking about her experiences since graduating.
October 30, 2020 - On October 28, Dr. Ann-Perry Witmer presented “Contextual Engineering” as a Zoom lecture hosted by the MechSE Department and Associate Teaching Professor Leon Liebenberg.
October 28, 2020 - MechSE Professor Kelly Stephani and other members of the UIUC-based CHESS Center will play pivotal roles in a $100M program awarded by the U.S. Department of Defense.