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Promotions, new appointments, and a new class of faculty are some of the exciting news at the start of the new semester.
MechSE's Alex Allmandinger postpones his senior year to take prestigious opportunity with Formula One racing team.
In a landmark day for the department, Richard W. Kritzer Distinguished Professor Anthony Jacobi assumes Department Head post.
Naira Hovakimyan is working to develop co-robots that can assist the elderly with activities of daily living and other chores.
Dr. Andrew Alleyne will lead far-reaching research efforts in power optimization in mobile electronics.
MechSE professor Naira Hovakimyan has won the Society of Women Engineers' highest honor.
Associate Professor Matt West goes beyond traditional textbook examples, using video footage of gymnastics moves to illustrate engineering principles in his...
PhD student Ritu Raman wins another award for her outstanding research achievements.
Kritzer Distinguished Professor Anthony Jacobi will begin appointment as department head on August 16.
Crain's Chicago Business has named its 50 people to know if you care about Chicago tech. MechSE's William King made the list.
MechSE's Junho Yang is leading efforts toward an omnidirectional-vision-based system that may soon have homeowners rejoicing.
The first annual coed ME camp, called Exploring MechSE, explored a wide range of new and exciting fields in mechanical engineering.
Placid Ferreira has found that lasers help break the adhesion of tiny particles, focusing on the area of transfer printing, a type of nanomanufacturing.
Rithmio, the company of MechSE grad student Adam Tilton and Associate Professor Prashant Mehta, has received game-changing funding.
The 2015 GBAM camp proved (again) that girls can be awesome at building machines.
MechSE assistant professor SungWoo Nam leads research that may result in new waves of graphene-MEMS flexible electronics.
MechSE may be ahead of the curve when it comes to developing a design for the upcoming international Hyperloop competition.
Led by MechSE students, the Illinois Formula SAE team placed 3rd out of 80 teams at the SAE organization’s event held June 17-20 in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The department celebrated the legacy of Professor Mark Shannon with the unveiling of a commemorative plaque and painting outside the MNMS Laboratory.
One Senior Design team completes their capstone project and goes on to win the Innovation Trophy Competition.

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