September 27, 2016 - From Formula to Baja to Eco-Marathon, small-model cars have become symbolic of many students’ experiences during their time in the MechSE Department. Kader Industrial Company, the Hong Kong-based corporation led by MechSE alumnus Kenneth Ting (BSME ’68), is also well known for creating small cars. Very small.
September 26, 2016 - Lori Gold Patterson (B.S., 1990, Mechanical Science and Engineering) is proving that a humane IT consulting firm can solidly compete in the cut throat IT consulting world while still delivering quality results. The President and CEO of Pixo, Patterson began the company in 1998.
September 22, 2016 - Just a year after its launch as a major NSF Engineering Research Center, the Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal Systems Center introduced a new research collaboration space
September 18, 2016 - MechSE assistant professor Randy Ewoldt hosted a webinar for industry leader TA Instruments on September 15. Titled "Experimental Challenges of Shear Rheology: How to Avoid Bad Data," the webinar had more than 430 live attendees.
September 12, 2016 - Humans and Robots, Working Together: Melonee Wise of Fetch Robotics (full panel) #TCDisrupt https://t.co/rihkUcSsEG — TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) September 13, 2016
September 7, 2016 - Sofronis hosts 2016 International Hydrogen Conference The 2016 International Hydrogen Conference, presented by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will take place September 11-14 at the Jackson Lake Lodge in the
September 6, 2016 - MechSE Associate Professor Matt West was among the nation’s most innovative engineering educators selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s eighth
August 31, 2016 - Joe Muskin, Jodi Gritten, Karen Bender, and Sonya Chambers of the POETS Center. When launching the new Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal Systems (POETS), center director and MechSE’s Ralph and Catherine Fisher Professor
August 31, 2016 - Hovakimyan's students, Javier Puig Navarro (far left) and Kasey Ackerman (next to Javier), joined the test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base.
August 30, 2016 - MechSE Department Head Tony Jacobi, Assistant Professor Gaurav Bahl (co-host), Professor Gang Chen, and Assistant Professor Nenad Miljkovic (co-host)The fall 2016 Alwin Schaller Distinguished Lecture featured a scientist and scholar renowned for his work in the field of thermal energy. Professor Gang Che
August 24, 2016 - Mona Nordbrock and Paula Moxley in MechSE's Office of the Department Head.In MechSE’s Office of the Department Head, Paula Moxley and Mona Nordbrock enjoy positions that require tracking an incredible number of details about a wide variety of projects and people.
August 23, 2016 - MechSE Associate Professor Srinivasa Salapaka.Scientific, engineering, and healthcare-related problems are frequently illustrated using graph-based models, which are often extremely large, complex and difficult to interpret. Through a three-year, $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation,
August 22, 2016 - How genes in our DNA are expressed into traits within a cell is a complicated mystery with many players, the main suspects being chemical. However, a new study by University of Illinois researchers and collaborators in China has demonstrated that external mechanical force can directly regulate gene expression.