February 24, 2020 - Assistant Professor Chenhui Shao was awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant to work on smart ultrasonic metal welding.
February 19, 2020 - Associate Professor Seok Kim aims to provide a straightforward pathway to a new digital microfluidic platform without electrowetting-related limitations.
February 13, 2020 - MechSE Professors King and Miljkovic have demonstrated a new type of air jet cooler that overcomes previous barriers to jet cooling systems. Using additive manufacturing, they created an air jet cooling system in a single component that can direct high-speed air onto multiple electronics hot spots.
February 9, 2020 - Professor Narayana Aluru has been honored by the International Association of Computational Mechanics for his distinguished record of research and accomplishment.
February 5, 2020 - “Our idea is to use strain induced by elastic deformation based on the principles of mechanics that we know well. The question is, how do we do it well, and how do we do it so that it’s scalable? How do we control it to a degree that's pure or better than conventional approaches? That will be my focus during this time," said SungWoo Nam.
January 31, 2020 - “I am eager to help the department stay at the forefront, with effort directed toward both aerospace applications and the academic disciplines that support them,” said MechSE and Aerospace Engineering Professor Jonathan Freund.
January 24, 2020 - Nenad Miljkovic and colleagues show the necessity of water repellency is unclear and that the slipperiness between the droplets and solid surface appears to be more critical to the clearing of condensation. This has implications for the costs associated with power generation and technologies like de-icing surfaces for power lines and aircraft.
January 23, 2020 - U.S. News and World Report has ranked MechSE’s online mechanical engineering master’s degree programs as #3 in the nation.
January 17, 2020 - Narayana Aluru won for “outstanding contributions to nanomechanics by developing advanced computational techniques and multiscale approaches, revealing novel mechanics at small scales, and providing leadership to the computational mechanics community.”
January 10, 2020 - Professor Huseyin Sehitoglu and Research Associate Professor Seid Koric both presented at the International Conference on Plasticity, Damage, and Fracture 2020.
January 10, 2020 - A recent publication from MechSE PhD student Jin-Won Kim's and his advisor Prashant Mehta won the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.
January 8, 2020 - William Jackson (BSME '82, MSME '83) to assume leadership position of the world-class center for research and innovation led by the U of I System.