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.
March 21, 2017 - After competing in Shell’s first Hack-a-Truck Competition at the Google Garage in Mountain View, California, four members of the Illini EcoConcept team returned as first place winners for their food truck design. MechSE seniors Jason Pard Liew, Jigar Patel, and Alessia Serafino, and sophomore Michael S
March 20, 2017 - In Singapore, more than 40 percent of a building’s total energy consumption can be attributed to its chiller plant, according to ADSC Senior Research Scientist Zhenjie Zhang.
March 16, 2017 - MechSE’s graduate program in mechanical engineering has been named the No. 4 program in the country (in a tie with the California Institute of Technology) by U.S. News and World Report.
March 15, 2017 - Missy Biehl.Missy Biehl, an undergraduate programs coordinator in MechSE, has won the 2017 “Golden Shamrock” award from the College of Engineering’s Knights of St. Patrick society.
March 14, 2017 - Dean Andreas Cangellaris, left, congratulates Geir Dullerud as the Wilkins Professor in Mechanical Science and Engineering.Professor Geir E. Dullerud was honored March 14 at an investiture ceremony as a W. Grafton and Lillian B.
March 12, 2017 - A student with the Illini Society for Fire Engineers speaks during the smoke detector demonstration held on the quad.The 2017 Engineering Open House continued the standard set by its successful predecessors, showcasing new projects and bringing back old favorites and staples for a total of over 200 exhibits. One of the projects exhibited in MEL by
March 5, 2017 - Assistant Professor Aimy Wissa.The partnership between MechSE assistant professor Aimy Wissa and Marianne Alleyne, a research scientist in the Department of Entomology, has proven to be an inspiring one for students from many disciplines. Alleyne designed modules and taught an online course on bio-inspiration, and Wissa dreamed of teaching a course that would include students
March 1, 2017 - The University of Illinois boasts a variety of resources and facilities available for its vast community of engineers, scientists and other researchers, with the Blue Waters supercomputer one of its largest and most advanced.