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.
February 23, 2017 - Daniel Kofman. Photo courtesy of the News-Gazette.Engineering is in Daniel Kofman’s blood. He grew up hearing stories about his great-grandfather, a colonel in the Russian engineering corps during World War II.
February 22, 2017 - Barry Butler (PhDME ’84) has been named the new president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. His most recent position was executive vice president and provost at the University of Iowa. Butler has been active on the MechSE Alumni Board in recent years, including serving a term as president.
February 20, 2017 - New MechSE assistant professor Kathryn Matlack is expanding her fascination with acoustics and sound waves to further research and understand how waves propagate through various materials. Matlack arrived at Illinois after completing a postdoc at ETH in Zurich
February 16, 2017 - MechSE PhD candidate Jiu Xu recently received the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Grant-In-Aid Fellowship for 2016-2017 for his research in oil separation in compressors. The ASHRAE Grant-in-Aid Fellowship awards up to $10,000 to a full-time graduate student of ASHRAE