News Archive

Alison Dunn

Dunn discusses hydrogels on engineering podcast

September 13, 2018 - Professor Alison Dunn talks about her hydrogel work as part of her NSF CAREER Award, on the College of Engineering podcast.
Naira Hovakimyan

Hovakimyan wants drones to team with ride sharing vehicles for package delivery

September 11, 2018 - Naira Hovakimyan's new research aims to enable drones carrying packages to descend on a ride-sharing vehicle and magnetically dock a package to the roof of the vehicle.
Sameh Tawfick

Illinois engineers protect artifacts by graphene gilding

September 10, 2018 - Professor Sameh Tawfick has discovered a way to use the 2D material graphene to double the protective quality of gilding.

King's company only "Lighthouse" honoree in U.S.

September 7, 2018 - Fast Radius is one of only nine companies worldwide named a Manufacturing Lighthouse by the World Economic Forum.
Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler

Hsiao-Wecksler named Fellow of American Society of Biomechanics

September 6, 2018 - Professor Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler joins the 2018 class of Fellows of the American Society of Biomechanics.
Illini Solar Car

Illini Solar Car makes first appearance in American Solar Challenge

September 4, 2018 - The team participated in the eight-day event that totaled 1,774 miles across five states.
Jon and Anne Dantzig Graduate Scholarship Fund

Dantzig gives back to support student research in biological concentrations

August 31, 2018 - Professor Emeritus Jon Dantzig and his wife Anne give back to MechSE with the generosity of a new graduate student scholarship.
Pratap Vanka

Vanka named visiting professor at IIT

August 29, 2018 - Pratap Vanka will serve as a visiting professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad.
Nenad Miljkovic

Miljkovic earns early career award from ASME ICNMM

August 29, 2018 - Nenad Miljkovic has won the ASME International Conference On Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels (ICNMM) Outstanding Early Career Award.
Past, current, and future leaders of ACRC.

ACRC celebrates 30 years of societal impact

August 27, 2018 - This year - 2018 - marks 30 years for the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center at Illinois.
Pratap Vanka

Thomas, Vanka win ASME Knapp award for best paper

August 24, 2018 - Brian Thomas, Surya Pratap Vanka, and PhD student Hyunjin Yang won the 2018 Robert T. Knapp Award from ASME.
Bill King

King directing the tech for Fast Radius

August 23, 2018 - MechSE professor Bill King is the chief scientist for the Chicago-based startup.
Harry Dankowicz

Dankowicz wins award for COCO software

August 20, 2018 - Professor Harry Dankowicz won the DSWeb 2018 Software award for COCO.
High school student researchers in Nenad Miljkovic's lab. POETS Young Scholars program.

Young Scholars gain authentic research experience

August 16, 2018 - The POETS Center, along with the departments of Bioengineering and Phyics, provides in-depth summer research experiences for high school students in POETS-affiliated labs like that of Professor Nenad Miljkovic.
MechSE Illinois

Sridhar takes Bloom Energy public

August 15, 2018 - MechSE alumnus K.R. Sridhar's Bloom Energy makes solid oxide fuel cells that are used in stationary power-generation servers.
SungWoo Nam

Nam earns Provost’s Distinguished Promotion Award

August 13, 2018 - SungWoo Nam earned a Provost's Distinguished Promotion Award along with his promotion to associate professor.
Prashant Mehta

Mehta receives NSF funding for feedback particle filter research

August 9, 2018 - MechSE associate professor Prashant Mehta has been awarded funding for a research project titled, “Theory and Algorithms for the Feedback Particle Filter.”
MechSE Illinois

Alumnus Mann joins The Chartis Group

August 2, 2018 - Alumnus Loren Mann (BSME '91) has joined The Chartis Group on its Performance Practice Leadership team.
Formula car teams

Formula teams see improvements, challenges in competition

August 1, 2018 - This summer, the Illini Motorsports and Illini Formula Electric teams competed in Nebraska and Michigan.
Chenhui Shao

Shao named among SME 30 Under 30

July 27, 2018 - Chenhui Shao was recognized by SME for his work and promising future in manufacturing.