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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 of Utah) as their 2016 Student Choice Award winners. The ASUU Student Choice Read More…

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Faculty Honored by Career Services

Five faculty members from the University of Utah’s College of Engineering are among 20 people campus-wide to be recognized by the university’s Career Services for its first annual Faculty Recognition Program. The award is given to faculty who contribute to students’ career development and exploration. Nominations were made by students, and winners were selected for Read More…

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U Assistant Professor Receives Utah ASHRAE Educator of the Year Award

Park City -Mechanical engineering assistant professor Amanda Smith received the coveted Utah ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers) 2015  Educator of the Year Award during their January 2016 meeting held in Park City. ASHRAE  is a nonprofit organization represents the industry’s leading professionals in the field and working together to make the Read More…

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Merryweather’s TheTetra Universal Controller Showcased at CES 2017

Four teams from the University of Utah presented new technologies at this month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, three of which include faculty from the College of Engineering. Nick Swisher, marketing and communications manager, Technology and Venture Commercialization, and Brooke Adams, communications specialist with the University Marketing and Communications, profile the teams in the Read More…

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Brittany Coats: Understanding Brain Injury

Each year, approximately 1,300 children in the U.S. are victims of severe or fatal head trauma from child abuse such as shaken baby syndrome, according to the National Institutes of Health. For many, the diagnosis comes too late — a child can go to a hospital several times before a doctor realizes the infant was Read More…

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Professor Named Utah ASME Safety Professional of the Year (SPY)

The Utah Chapter of the ASSE recognized Danielle Denne, CSP, MPH and Andrew S. Merryweather, Ph.D., as their 2015-1016 Safety Professionals of the Year at the Joint Utah Conference on Safety and Industrial Hygiene held on October 14th – 15th 2015. Danielle received a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health & Occupational Safety from Brigham Read More…

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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Brittany Coats, Ph.D.

Bring your lunch and join us Wed., Oct. 28, 2015 noon – 1:00 pm, in 0560 MEK Description: In solid mechanics, even the smallest structures can play an important role in the distribution of stress and strain. The Developmental Injury Biomechanics Lab investigates how structure and mechanics change as we age, and how these changes Read More…

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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Amanda Smith, Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering is excited to announce the first speaker in our Brown Bag Lunch Series, mechanical engineering assistant professor Amanda Smith, Thursday, October 1, 2015, 12:30-1:30 pm, 0560 MEK (Milner Executive Board Room-Lower Level) Bring your lunch or pick something up at the Quartzdyne Cafe. Come learn about how energy use in the Salt Lake Read More…

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Engineering Professor Named an ASME Fellow

For outstanding achievements and leadership in microfluidics and nanofluidics, Timothy Ameel, professor and chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named a 2015 fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the organization’s highest membership grade. He is recognized by his peers as a pioneer for his seminal work in microchannel flows Read More…

Researcher of the Year 2014 – Jake Abbott

Based on annual faculty activity report data, as well as proposal and grant data, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to recognize Jake Abbott, Ph.D., as our researcher of the year for the 2014 calendar year.