February 11, 2019 - Naira Hovakimyan's "SYNergetic DROne delivery network in MEtropolis" study will examine the feasibility of using a combination of drones and ride-sharing vehicles to deliver packages to consumers.
February 6, 2019 - A diverse group of Illinois researchers are working together to develop robots capable of reducing the agricultural industry’s reliance on manual labor.
February 1, 2019 - Chenhui Shao has created a new course, Manufacturing Data and Quality Systems, that is one of the first of its kind in the country, aiming to prepare students to tackle the big data analytics that are becoming more prevalent in manufacturing.
January 31, 2019 - MechSE Professor Naira Hovakimyan discusses how technology such as drones and artificial intelligence can help farmers grow more food.
January 30, 2019 - MechSE alumnus James Pikul (now at the University of Pennsylvania), MechSE professor Bill King, MatSE faculty, and other colleagues have developed a sheet of nickel with nanoscale pores that make it as strong as titanium but four to five times lighter.
January 22, 2019 - Research and development on a mold oscillator control, from Joseph Bentsman and Brian Thomas, is providing real-time results for Nucor Steel Decator and other companies in the steel industry.
January 11, 2019 - PhD candidate Mohamed Elhebeary was one of just 24 students internationally to win the Silver Award from the Materials Research Society in the fall.
January 10, 2019 - "Three-dimensional vibrations of a helically wound cable modeled as a Timoshenko rod" was the work featured on the site Advances in Engineering in November 2018.
December 21, 2018 - The driving vision in Assistant Professor Arend van der Zande’s work is to push mechanics to its ultimate limits in size to bring the unique capabilities of soft materials to electronic systems.
December 19, 2018 - Professors Joseph Bentsman and Brian Thomas, along with MechSE PhD candidate Zhelin Chen, won the 2018 Best Paper Award from the Association for Iron and Steel Technology.
December 18, 2018 - Professors Katie Matlack and Alison Dunn, donated trees to be planted during this fall's Paper 2 Tree event. Chenhui Shao, Aimy Wissa, and Mattia Gazzola also led outreach activities at area schools.
December 17, 2018 - Gaurav Bahl's research on "time-reversal symmetry breaking with acoustic pumping of nanophotonic circuits" was named a top 30 development in 2018 in the field of optical science.