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Roundy Receives NSF CAREER Award

Mechanical Engineering assistant professor Shad Roundy, in the University of Utah’s College of Engineering received the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER Award for his work in developing the use of low-frequency magnetic fields to power medical implants. This award is for five years. Roundy received his award to research a way to use low-frequency magnetic Read More…

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Henry Fu Receives NSF CAREER Award

Associate Professor Henry Fu received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation for “Microorganisms swimming around microstructural heterogeneity.”  This project began in 2013 while he was an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. The five-year project is focused on understanding how microorganisms swim through complex biomaterials. While the swimming of bacteria Read More…

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Francoeur Receives the Young Investigator Award from the Army Research Office

Congratulations to mechanical engineering assistant professor Mathieu Francoeur, who received the prestigious and highly competitive Young Investigator Award from the Army Research Office for his project entitled, “Design of Thermal Metamaterials Beyound the Effective Medium Theory: Direct numerical simulation via the Thermal Descrete Dipole Approximation (T-DDA).” The U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s Army Research Office (ARO) Read More…

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Francoeur Receives NSF CAREER Award

Mathieu Francoeur, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Utah, has received a five-year Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. This $400,017 grant is for a project titled “Enhanced Power Generation in a Nanoscale-Gap Thermophotovoltaic Device due to Radiative Heat Transfer Exceeding the Blackbody Limit.” Approximately 58 percent Read More…

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Stoll receives NSF CAREER Award

Rob Stoll, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Utah, has received a five-year Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation.  This $492,091 grant is for a project titled, “A multiscale study of heavy particle transport in sparse canopies.” “I am really excited about this award, which involves studying Read More…

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Assistant Professor Jake Abbott Wins NSF Early Career Award

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Jake Abbott, Assistant Professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Mechanical Engineering an Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to further his research in magnetic control of medical microrobots. Abbott’s research will change how magnets are used to move microrobots inside the human body. Read More…

Will Provancher
Provancher Receives NSF Early CAREER Award

We are proud to announce that mechanical engineering assistant professor William Provancher, is the recipient of the prestigious NSF Early CAREER Award for his research, “HCC: Haptic Guidance Systems.” Dr. Provancher’s goal in this project is to advance the state-of-the-art of haptics research, which has to date centered primarily on the use of point-based force-feedback Read More…