May 18, 2020 - The global consumer electronics leader is collaborating with Illinois researchers including project leader William King from MechSE.
May 13, 2020 - Madeleine Gandawidjaja (BSME ’20) is the only graduating senior on the Illinois women’s tennis team, having walked on during her junior year. She will go on to a job at PepsiCo after graduation.
May 13, 2020 - In the ME 270 “Design-for-Repurposing” final project, students were asked to design a prototype for emergency medical equipment, such as a ventilator or face mask, using repurposed materials and products.
May 5, 2020 - To tackle the agricultural issues caused by excess fertilization, Alexandre Barbosa started developing four different convolutional neural network (CNN) architectures for predicting yield.
May 1, 2020 - "This work throws considerable light on cloaked condensate droplet dynamics, and how it can affect heat transfer performance, suggesting promising guidelines for enhancing the efficiency of such operations,” said Nenad Miljkovic.
April 28, 2020 - The novel, highly-efficient, virus-preventive respirator mask was inspired by nasal structures of animals with enhanced olfactory sensitivity.
April 27, 2020 - Covalence, a nearly 2,000-strong group of students from around the world, is making demonstrating the impact students can have through virtual collaboration.
April 26, 2020 - MechSE's Machine Shop and Rapid Prototyping Lab are helping produce face shields for health professionals responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 24, 2020 - The CERV2 home air ventilation system is design and built by Build Equinox, the company founded by alumni Ben Newell and Alex Long and Professor Emeritus Ty Newell.
April 17, 2020 - MechSE professor Nenad Miljkovic is part of a team researching how the insects' wings repel water and kill microbes.
April 16, 2020 - Amy LaViers' research on complex robotic movement - utilizing her expertise in both dance and engineering - is explained in a Q&A with The Bridge, a publication from the National Academy of Engineering.
April 10, 2020 - Toyota believes Aimy Wissa’s work with avian-inspired anti-stall devices could be applied to a project for which they intend to use large tethered kites to harvest energy from the westerly jet stream. The company hopes this can be a solution for future energy and environmental challenges, especially in Japan.