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What are our grad students saying about us?

What are our grad students saying about us?...

University of Utah has just been ranked among the Top Graduate Schools for 2017! Founded in 2004, the SR Education Group just released their list of The 2017 Top Graduate Schools, which represent colleges and programs all across the nation and are based completely on student feedback. We compiled  Read more...

Seminar: The Grand Finale of NASA’s Cassini Mission to Saturn

Seminar: The Grand Finale of NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn...

U alumna Julie Webster, manager of the Cassini Spacecraft Operations Office at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, will present a seminar on Friday, January 13, 2017, 3:00 pm, in the Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK), entitled, "The Grand Finale of NASA's Cassini  Read more...

New Partnership Aims to Crank Up Utah’s Manufacturing Sector

New Partnership Aims to Crank Up Utah's Manufacturing Sector...

The University of Utah’s Department of Mechanical Engineering officially kicked off its new Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center Tuesday, Dec. 6, with an open house and press event attended by a director from the U.S. Department of Commerce, College of Engineering Dean Richard B. Brown,   Read more...

Design Day Fall 2016

Design Day Fall 2016...

The University of Utah Department of Mechanical Engineering hosted another successful Design Day on Thursday, Dec. 1 where nine student projects were on display including a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle and an automatic ping pong serving machine. Student competitions also were held, including a robo  Read more...

BYU Grad School Info Session

BYU Grad School Info Session...

October 18, 2016 12:00-1:00 pm Milner Executive Boardroom (0560 MEK) (Free Pizza!) All are invited to learn about the BYU Graduate Program. Research areas include: Compliant mechanisms MEMS UAVs Multidisciplinary design Friction stir processing Global product development Acoustic  Read more...

ME Alumna Gretchen McClain Gives Gould Lecture

ME Alumna Gretchen McClain Gives Gould Lecture...

Gretchen McClain, NASA’s former chief director of the International Space Station program and University of Utah mechanical engineering alumna, gave this year’s William R. and Erlyn J. Gould Distinguished Lecture on Technology and The Quality of Life. Held Sept. 21, 2016, at the Marriott Library   Read more...

In Memoriam: Dr. Hal Gascoigne

In Memoriam: Dr. Hal Gascoigne...

Dr. Hal Gascoigne, a former faculty member of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, passed on July 21, 2016, surrounded by his family in Nipomo, California. Gascoigne served as a mechanical engineering faculty member from 1968 to 1975 before leaving to join Cal Poly University in San Luis Obispo  Read more...

Lassonde Studios Open for Business

Lassonde Studios Open for Business...

University of Utah mechanical engineering student Paige DaBell is motivated to help other students succeed. That’s why she’s one of the first residents to work and live in the newly-opened Lassonde Studios, a one-of-a-kind on-campus facility where students live, create their own products and start u  Read more...

Beadles Gives Back to Utah Football

Beadles Gives Back to Utah Football...

Zane Beadles, a former All-America offensive lineman for Utah, now in his fifth season in the National Football League, announced July 28 that he is donating $750,000 to the University of Utah football program. The gift provides $500,000 for a sports medicine center and $250,000 for an offensive lin  Read more...

COE Outstanding Staff Award — Joy Velarde, Undergraduate Advisor

COE Outstanding Staff Award — Joy Velarde, Undergraduate Advisor...

This year’s College of Engineering Outstanding Staff and Teaching Award winners were announced Friday, Aug. 19, representing some of the best work in the last year by the College’s support staff and faculty. The awards were presented by Dean Richard B. Brown during the annual fall faculty meeting  Read more...

Former COE Dean Receives International Award for LED Technology Pioneering

Former COE Dean Receives International Award for LED Technology Pioneering...

University of Utah Distinguished Professor Gerald Stringfellow, a former dean of the U’s College of Engineering and a pioneer in LED technology, has been awarded a top research prize for his career-long work in the process for making light-emitting diodes, an important milestone for LED TVs, cellpho  Read more...

Czabaj and Francoeur Presented with ASUU Student Choice Awards

Czabaj and Francoeur Presented with ASUU Student Choice Awards...

As students know, finding the perfect professor can make a world of difference. Mechanical engineering assistant professors Michael Czabaj and Mathieu Francoeur are two of the three individuals campus-wide recognized by the Academic Affairs Board within ASUU (Associated Students of the University o  Read more...

Spring 2016 Design Day

Spring 2016 Design Day...

From a rocket made of new composites to a rising toilet seat to help the elderly and those with disabilities, the University of Utah’s Department of Mechanical Engineering showed off this year’s senior projects during the annual “Senior Design Showcase.” Held April 21 at the A. Ray Olpin Student   Read more...

In Memoriam: Stephen C. Jacobsen

In Memoriam: Stephen C. Jacobsen...

Stephen C. Jacobsen, engineer, roboticist and biomedical pioneer passed away at 75. Jacobsen, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah, was at the forefront of robotic and biomedical device design. He was the biomechanical engineer behind a number of  Read more...

Design Day April 21

Design Day April 21...

This week on Thursday, April 21, is the traditional Mechanical Engineering Show-and-Tell Design Day. Held at the U Student Union Building, the main focus is the Senior Design Showcase, where 26 senior teams display their projects that they have been working on for the past year. Also part of the   Read more...