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The SME Gold Medal recognizes Professor Shiv Kapoor's 35 years of work in the modeling and analysis of machining processes and machine tool systems.
MechSE professor William P. King has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a rare honor among APS members.
The 2014 Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference Award for Teaching and Mentoring in Diversity has been awarded to MechSE's Andrew Alleyne.
Projects led by MechSE adjunct professor Seid Koric received three awards in the HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards.
Professor Bill King's achievements and contributions are recognized with the department's Ralph A. Andersen Endowed Chair.
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 associate professor Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler has been named ASME Fellow, the group's highest membership grade of distinction.
MechSE professor Harley Johnson has received a Fulbright grant for 2014-15, as part of his sabbatical in France.
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.

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