November 29, 2018 - MechSE professor William King and graduate student Davis McGregor report on the possibilities for additively manufactured lattice components in consumer products, industrial equipment, automotive, and aerospace.
November 21, 2018 - Professor Sam Tawfick has won a competitive grant from the Young Investigator Program of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to study the mechanics of hair as a novel way to develop transformable surfaces.
November 20, 2018 - Adhithya Bhaskar aims to evaluate and improve code replicability in the field of computational physics. She hopes to make it possible to execute the code provided in a journal article and get the same results without much knowledge of the specific topic or time spent editing the code.
November 15, 2018 - PhD candidate Zachary Berent received the ASME Graduate Teaching Fellowship to prepare him for a variety of roles in teaching and administration.
November 14, 2018 - Arend van der Zande, his postdoctoral researcher Jangyup Son, and colleagues in the Illinois Materials Research Science and Engineering Center have developed the best performing graphene transistor as demonstrated in the literature. Their work was published in Nature Communications.
November 9, 2018 - Professor Harley Johnson was awarded the campus' 2018 Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference Award for Leadership in Diversity.
November 9, 2018 - Professor Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler, undergraduate Abby Pakeltis, and alumna Ann Peedikayil all won competitive awards at this year's national SWE conference.
November 7, 2018 - MechSE professor Mariana Kersh has studied athletes, animals, aging women, and many other groups as part of her research on the mechanical and structural properties of bone, cartilage, and connective tissue.
November 2, 2018 - Thanks to a campus travel grant, PhD candidate Ophelia Bolmin spent time at Argonne National Lab and in Atlanta to further her robotic work inspired by click beetles.
October 31, 2018 - Graduate student Dhawal Thakare wins third place for showcasing his research on self-healing coatings at the campus-wide Research Live! competition on October 23.
October 30, 2018 - Grad students Jun Li, Umer Huzaifa, Chinnappamudaliar Rajagopal, and Kaihao Zhang were named 2018-19 Mavis Future Faculty Fellows through the College of Engineering.
October 26, 2018 - MechSE professors Mattia Gazzola, Taher Saif, and other colleagues recently won a major, $2M grant from the National Science Foundation for their project.
October 22, 2018 - With a new grant to work on coral reef recovery and propagation, Amy Wagoner Johnson and Gabriel Juarez hope to give researchers everywhere the foundation to invest in reversing our coral populations and even lead to solving problems in several other fields.