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Placid Ferreira is elected to status of Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A hand-held device developed for dentists by a Senior Design team will get further research thanks to an NIH grant.
New assistant professor Shelby Hutchens continues her work on the mechanical properties of extremely soft materials, such as those in the body.
Grad student James Pikul and a team of ECE and MatSE students and alumni are on their way to a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund Mousr, their robotic cat...
Amir Barati Farimani and Kyoungmin Min, working under Professor Narayana Aluru, published impressive research on DNA sequencing
Work has officially begun on the 94,000-square-foot Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute.
Online voters selected as a "People's Choice" winner Venanzio Cichella's video that turned his PhD thesis topic into an interpretive dance.
MechSE professor Harley Johnson has received a Fulbright grant for 2014-15, as part of his sabbatical in France.
MechSE associate professor Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler has been named ASME Fellow, the group's highest membership grade of distinction.
New MechSE professor Paul Fischer comes to Illinois from Argonne National Laboratory.
MechSE professor Andrew Alleyne has been awarded the Henry M. Paynter Outstanding Investigator Award by ASME.
MechSE faculty, staff, grad students, and undergrads showed their guests many of the exciting educational experiences the department offers.
Dr. Kelly Stephani is unique among MechSE faculty—she has a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and PhD in aerospace engineering.
Kimani C. Toussaint, Jr. has been awarded an appointment as a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Associate Professor at MIT.
The Royal Society is a fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
New faculty member Nenad Miljkovic's research involves thermo-fluid sciences, interfacial phenomena, and renewable energy.
After entering college to become a pre-med student, new MechSE assistant professor Mariana Kersh ended up with a B.A. in English.
Peace Corps veteran Alison Dunn researches tribology in a biological context.
Professor Arne Pearlstein has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
MechSE grad student Jose Guadarrama talks about his research interests and provides research advice for other students.

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