News Archive

Missy Biehl, Gehr Dullerud, Stephanie Ott-Monsivais, Sanjiv Sinha

Four from MechSE named Outstanding Advisors

April 5, 2018 - Missy Biehl, Geir Dullerud, Stephanie Ott-Monsivais, and Sanjiv Sinha were named 2018 Engineering Council Outstanding Advisors.
Harley Johnson

Johnson’s leadership, service has impact across UI system

April 4, 2018 - In the last several years, Professor Harley Johnson has been appointed to serve on college, campus, and university system-level committees that impact faculty research, diversity, and other major topics.
Kevin Wise

Alumnus Wise elected NAE member

April 3, 2018 - Three-time MechSE alumnus Kevin Wise has been named to the National Academy of Engineering.
Thiago Marinho

Graduate student earns coveted internship at X

April 2, 2018 - PhD candidate Thiago Marinho has been selected as an intern at X (the company previously known as Google X).
Leonardo Chamorro

Chamorro team’s advances on passive flow control published in PNAS

March 29, 2018 - MechSE's Leonardo Chamorro's group and collaborators from Purdue are using a bio-inspired coating to control separated flows.
Lallit Anand

Anand discusses gel mechanics at 2018 Soo Lecture

March 28, 2018 - MIT mechanical engineering professor Lallit Anand visited Illinois for the MechSE distinguished lecture.
The Future of Assistive Co-robots

Three MechSE finalists in Image of Research competition

March 27, 2018 - MechSE graduate students boast finalist entries in this year's Image of Research competition, which highlights the research images from students across campus.
Jodi Gritten

Gritten wins Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award

March 26, 2018 - POETS staff member Jodi Gritten has won the competitive campus award.
top grad student publication activity

Jacobi honors graduate students with top publication activity

March 23, 2018 - Sixteen graduate students were recognized for their high-achieving publication activities in 2017.
Nemanja Kuzmanovic

MechSE undergrad wins CS Larson Transfer Student Award

March 22, 2018 - Nemanja Kuzmanovic, a senior in mechanical engineering, won the College of Engineering CS Larson Transfer Student Award.
Bharat Gaurav Award

MechSE alumnus receives India’s prestigious Bharat Gaurav Award

March 21, 2018 - An alumnus of MechSE has been awarded a Bharat Guarav Award from the India International Friendship Society.
MechSE Outstanding Young Alumni - Kat Svoboda

Meet MechSE’s Outstanding Young Alumni for 2018

March 16, 2018 - Andrew Hamilton and Kathryn Svoboda were named MechSE's Outstanding Young Alumni this year.

Thiessen receives top MechSE alumni honor

March 15, 2018 - Phillip W. Thiessen, a Senior Fellow for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS), received the 2018 MechSE 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award.
Gaurav Bahl

Bahl and team demonstrate existence of new form of electronic matter

March 14, 2018 - Gaurav Bahl and other researchers have produced a “human scale” demonstration of a new phase of matter called quadrupole topological insulators.
Pi Tau Sigma at the University of Illinois

Pi Tau Sigma wins national recognition

March 13, 2018 - PTS was honored with the Outstanding Performance Award and the Outstanding Service Award at the fraternity's national convention.
EOH 2018

MechSE wins Spirit of Illini Award for top department at EOH

March 12, 2018 - Throngs of visitors passed through MEL and the surrounding areas during the annual spring event.
Placid Ferreira

MechSE tackles tough manufacturing problems

March 9, 2018 - SME profiles the robust past and active current research in manufacturing that's happening in MechSE, focusing on Professors Placid Ferreira and Shiv Kapoor.
William King

Illinois researchers develop heat switch for electronics

March 8, 2018 - Professors King and Miljkovic have led a team to develop a switch for heat flows in electronics systems.
Mariana Kersh

Kersh awarded NBA grant to study tibia stress

March 7, 2018 - Professor Mariana Kersh, with funding from the NBA, aims to determine how muscle fatigue might influence fracture risk during different basketball maneuvers.
Bill Jackson

Jackson honored among College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni

March 5, 2018 - Alumnus Bill Jackson will be recognized April 7 by the College of Engineering.