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Professor Abbott advising mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Lisandro Leon on their cochlear implant device.

Jake Abbott – Intrigued by Robots

“I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t into robots” reflects Jake Abbott, mechanical engineering associate professor at the University of Utah. “Whether it was Luke Skywalker’s artificial hand in The Empire Strikes Back, or the robotic suit that Ripley wears in Aliens, I was always intrigued by robots that extend human capabilities. But who isn’t intrigued by robots?”…

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Open Faculty Positions

Open Faculty Positions

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah invites applications for multiple tenure track positions at the assistant or associate rank with a[...]

New Faculty: Ashley Spear, Assistant Professor

New Faculty: Ashley Spear, Assistant Professor

The University of Utah Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to announce the arrival this past summer of Dr. Ashley Spear to our tenure-track faculty.  “Engineering wa[...]

COE Ranking Moves up in Rankings

COE Ranking Moves up in Rankings

The University of Utah’s College of Engineering moved up two spots to 57th place in the U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Colleges rankings of [...]

Announcements

Distinguished Seminar: Karthik Ramani, Ph.D.

Distinguished Seminar: Karthik Ramani, Ph.D.

Using Hands Naturally for Design & Creative Expression   Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, 3:00 p.m. Mechanical EngineeringDistinguished Seminar SeriesWarnock Engineering Bldg. (WEB) 2230Reception to follow at 4:00 p.m. Karthik[...]

UDCC Invites Engineering Students to Open House

UDCC Invites Engineering Students to Open House

With the soaring popularity of cloud computing and the need to store big data, it only seems natural that the University of Utah would begin[...]

Distinguished Seminar: K. L. DeVries, Ph.D.

Distinguished Seminar: K. L. DeVries, Ph.D.

  A Walk Down Memory Lane: Successes and Frustrations Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, 3:00 pm Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series Warnock Engineering Bldg. (WEB) 2230 Reception to [...]