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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

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New Grad Level Design & Manufacturing Track Being Offered

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Distinguished Seminar: Paul Oh, Ph.D.

Distinguished Seminar: Paul Oh, Ph.D.

Robotics: Passing the Tipping Point Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 3:00 pm Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series Warnock Engineering Bldg. (WEB) 2230 Reception to follow at 4:00 pm Paul[...]

Top Ranking Mechanical Engineering Program According to Student Reviews!

Top Ranking Mechanical Engineering Program According to Student Reviews!

Graduate Programs is pleased to announce its Fall 2014 Rankings of Top Graduate Programs according to students, enumerating the best graduate programs in the country[...]

Hundreds Attend Biggest Engineering Day Ever

Hundreds Attend Biggest Engineering Day Ever

Some 500 local high school students attended Engineering Day 2014 on the University of Utah campus Saturday, Oct. 11 to get a taste of what[...]