April 16, 2017 - Associate Professor Kimani Toussaint delivered a webinar on April 6, “Table-Top Fabrication of Plasmonics-Based Ultrathin Optical Components,” for th
April 12, 2017 - Last semester, engineering mechanics senior Marco Nunez did research for MechSE Professor and Department Head Anthony Jacobi’s Microchannel Heat Exchanger Research Group, which supplemented the efforts of the Hyperloop team at Illinois. “I used computational fluid dynamics software to create meshes and analyze the thermal activity of the heat exchanger,” Nunez said. Kinetic Materials Research Group outside MEL.
April 10, 2017 - An impressive nine of MechSE's outstanding faculty and staff were honored this year with the Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising.
April 5, 2017 - Professor J.N. ReddyHeld on April 4, the Spring 2017 Arthur Newell Talbot Distinguished Lecture featured Professor J.N. Reddy, the Oscar S.
April 4, 2017 - Assistant Professor Shelby Hutchens has been awarded a CAREER grant for her proposal, “Measurement and analysis of osmosis-mediated, closed-cell poroelastic dynamics” from the National Science Foundation.
April 3, 2017 - Ewoldt, left, with representatives from Anton Paar.MechSE Assistant Professor Randy Ewoldt and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Assistant Professor
April 2, 2017 - A longtime supporter of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The Grainger Foundation, has issued a generous challenge grant in support of Engineering at Illinois.
April 2, 2017 - Dr. Fazlur R. Khan, who received a Master of Science degree in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics at Illinois, would have been 88 years old today.
March 30, 2017 - It’s not easy giving up something you’re passionate about—especially after honing your craft for twelve years. But for MechSE graduate student Ashley Armstrong, moving to another chapter in life didn’t mean sacrificing her love of golf for her studies.
March 29, 2017 - SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering, and planning firms, has hired MechSE alumnus Larry Wilson, PE, LEED AP at its Chicago office.
March 28, 2017 - Becky Lankford, a senior from Moline, Illinois, found her passion for engineering while taking courses in high school. These courses led her to want to pursue a degree in engineering. Receiving the Sargent and Lundy Engineering Scholarship was the icing on the cake for her time at Illinois. Becky’s award helps offset the extra cost of being an engineering student.
March 27, 2017 - Tobin, right, in the wind tunnel in Chamorro's lab.TAM PhD candidate Nick Tobin discovered that the use of windbreaks help increase the amount of power harvested by wind farms.
March 23, 2017 - What distinguishes Oluwami Dosunmu-Ogunbi, this year’s winner of the College of Engineering H.L. Wakeland Undergraduate Leadership Award, according to at least one professor, is how connected she is with her fellow students.
March 23, 2017 - After starting his collegiate career in kinesiology at Eastern Illinois University, Ian Sanders-Schneider soon discovered his passion for engineering and, after transferring to the University of Illinois, will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering as well as a bachelor’s in physics with a minor in business from EIU. He is the recipient of this year’s College of Engineering C.S.