MechSE seniors created a device that detects the angle of the head of a hospital bed--and much more.
MechSE professor Harry Dankowicz has won the Fred Merryfield Design Award from the American Society for Engineering Education.
Four MechSE graduate students—Jeremy Horwitz, Anna Oldani, Matthew Williams, and Harpreet Sangha—have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.
Associate Professor Liz Hsiao-Wecksler has been named a recipient of the 2013 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.
Professor Martin Ostoja-Starzewski has been elected to the Executive Committee of The International Society for the Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics (ISIMM).
MechSE associate professor Amy Wagoner Johnson has received the Excellence in Guiding Undergraduate Research Award.
Nishana Ismail and Timothy Deppen, won the top prize at the 2013 Cozad New Venture Competition for their "AllAlert" invention.
MechSE Department Head and Grayce Wicall Gauthier Professor Placid Ferreira has been named ASME Fellow, the group's highest membership grade of distinction.
MechSE’s Christine Littrell, Niket Patel, and Madison Whitt have been named to the Senior 100 Honorary.
James Pikul and Professor William King's research team have caught the interest of media worldwide.
The Chainless Challenge Illinois team—consisting of MechSE seniors Greg Wilk, Elijah Johnson, Saad Baig, Ryan Mott, Taylor Beever, and David Garb—brought home 1st place...
MechSE graduate student Johnny Felts has received a National Research Council postdoctoral fellowship.
The outstanding student advising by MechSE's Director of Undergraduate Programs, Emad Jassim, has been recognized by the U of I.
Hanfei Tuo said he was fortunate to have Research Professor Pega S. Hrnjak recommend him for the ASHRAE Fellowship program.
The daughter of two mechanical engineers, MechSE's Michelle Boehm joins a growing number of females in the field.
MechSE graduate student Brian McGuigan is working toward improving the efficiency of solar cells, among many other things.
MechSE assistant professor Randy Ewoldt has received the Distinguished Young Rheologist Award for 2013 by TA Instruments.
Professor Ning Wang's recent research focuses on the disease that is estimated to kill 500,000 people each year and on the mystery of its recurrence.
In Summer 2013, MechSE will be offering a new camp variation designed for up-and-coming female engineers: Girls Building Awesome Machines (G-BAM).
PhD student Elizabeth Jones immersed herself in the engineering and research field from the beginning of her college career.