December 12, 2017 - Yanran Ding, a researcher in Hae-Won Park's lab, was a finalist at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.
December 8, 2017 - A new NSF grant awarded to Amy Wagoner Johnson will allow her to formulate and validate the first computational framework for the design of scaffolds with spatially varying architecture.
December 7, 2017 - PhD candidate Hyeongyun Cha, a researcher in Professor Nenad Miljkovic's lab, won an assistantship to continue his studies on hydrophobic polymers.
December 5, 2017 - Professor Naira Hovakimyan was named a Fellow of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) “for contributions to control with applications to aerospace and robotic systems.”
December 1, 2017 - The New York Times reports that MechSE alumnus K.R. Sridhar’s company, Bloom Energy, plans to greatly expand after the announcement of a deal with Equinix.
November 30, 2017 - MechSE PhD candidate Manjunath Rajagopal earned first place in the presentation competition at the 2017 MRL Fall Conference, an annual two-day event held in November.
November 29, 2017 - MechSE assistant professor Mariana Kersh was one of eight identified as a spotlight “young investigator” by the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering for her work in pioneering future study within biomechanics.
November 17, 2017 - Mattia Gazzola has launched a new program aimed at connecting the research at the university to the planting of trees in the Champaign-Urbana community.
November 14, 2017 - MechSE research associate professor Seid Koric has won Top Supercomputing Achievement in the annual HPCwire Editors’ Choice Awards.
November 10, 2017 - Ag Funder has featured IntelinAir, Inc.—co-founded by W. Grafton and Lillian B. Wilkins Professor Naira Hovakimyan—among other agricultural companies leading the way in utilizing remote sensing.
November 6, 2017 - Late Professor Emeritus and alumnus Seichi "Bud" Konzo was recognized for his definitive research on residential air conditioning, among other lifelong research achievements.