Student Success

From Downhill Skiing to Water Polo to Photographer to Research Improving Eye Sight

From Downhill Skiing to Water Polo to Photographer to Research Improving Eye Sight...

Christopher Creveling, a native Utahn, grew up with a passion for math and science and wanted to do something that encompassed both. Engineering was tRead more...

Dr. Brian Bailey (Ph.D., 2015) will join the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis

Dr. Brian Bailey (Ph.D., 2015) will join the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis...

  Dr. Brian Bailey has accepted an offer to join the faculty of the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis. CongrRead more...

NIH Features ME Student Research

NIH Features ME Student Research...

Featured September 29, 2016, on the NIH web site is University of Utah mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Valentin Romanov's Research as Art imageRead more...

Robotics Graduate Student William Nagel Wins Best Session Presentation Award at the 2016 American Control Conference

Robotics Graduate Student William Nagel Wins Best Session Presentation Award at the 2016 American Control Conference...

William Nagel wins Best Session Presentation Award for paper entitled, “Master- Slave Control with Hysteresis Inversion for Dual-Stage NanopositioningRead more...

Dr. Sheila Edalatpour (Ph.D., 2016) Will Join the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maine

Dr. Sheila Edalatpour (Ph.D., 2016) Will Join the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maine...

Dr. Sheila Edalatpour has accepted an offer to join the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maine. Congratulations SRead more...

RoboUtes Placed Third in National Competition

RoboUtes Placed Third in National Competition...

Like the proverbial Phoenix rising from the ashes, the University of Utah’s RoboUtes student robotic team emerged from a crippling lab fire last year Read more...

U Robot Team Wins Award

U Robot Team Wins Award...

The University of Utah’s mining robot team struck gold in them Martian hills, winning the Innovation Award as well as third place overall in the 2016 Read more...

Dr. Andrew Petruska (Ph.D., 2014) will join Colorado School of Mines, Dept. of Mech. Engineering

Dr. Andrew Petruska (Ph.D., 2014) will join Colorado School of Mines, Dept. of Mech. Engineering...

Dr. Andrew Petruska has accepted an offer to join the faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. CongratulatRead more...

Alex Jafek receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Alex Jafek receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship...

University of Utah Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. student, Alex Jafek, advised by Mechanical Engineering professor Bruce Gale, received a 2016 NSF GraduRead more...

Amun Jarzembski Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Amun Jarzembski Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship...

Congratulations to University of Utah Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. student Amun Jarzembski for receiving the National Science Foundation Graduate ReseRead more...

ME Student Won Best Paper at National ASME Conference

ME Student Won Best Paper at National ASME Conference...

For his technical paper and presentation, Simplified Modeling of Thermal Storage Tank for Distributed Energy Heat Recovery Applications, mechanical enRead more...

ME Undergrad Selected for Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School

ME Undergrad Selected for Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School...

Mechanical engineering undergraduate student Milo Prisbrey, B.S.’16, is one of 20 students selected nationwide for the Los Alamos Dynamics Summer SchoRead more...

ME Student Awarded NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF)

ME Student Awarded NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF)...

 University of Utah mechanical engineering  Ph.D. candidate, John Greenhall, advised by mechanical engineering assistant professor Bart Raeymaekers, rRead more...

Students Win 2015 ASME Best Paper

Students Win 2015 ASME Best Paper...

Mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate, Jim Carrico and M.S. candidate, Nick Traeden were the winners of 2015 ASME Smart Materials, Adaptive StructureRead more...

Outstanding Teaching Assistant-Christopher “Kiffer” Creveling, Mechanical Engineering

Outstanding Teaching Assistant-Christopher "Kiffer" Creveling, Mechanical Engineering...

The 2015 Outstanding Staff and Teaching Awards were announced Friday, Aug. 21, representing stellar work by individuals in the University of Utah’s CoRead more...

U Student Receives DOD SMART Scholarship

U Student Receives DOD SMART Scholarship...

Mechanical engineering major at the University of Utah, Joseph Melville receives DOD SMART Scholarship for graduate studies. A transfer student from URead more...

Utah Students Take a Remote Drive on a “Mars” Rock Yard

Utah Students Take a Remote Drive on a "Mars" Rock Yard...

cradlepoint -global Leader in 4G LTE Network Solutions blog on University of Utah RoboUtes students' preparations for their extraterrestrial missions Read more...

Grad Program: Brian Bailey, Ph.D. Candidate

Grad Program: Brian Bailey, Ph.D. Candidate...

“Dive in headfirst,” says University of Utah mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Brian Bailey ’15. “One of the things that has helped me to be a suRead more...

ME Senior Gets Behind the Scenes of Universal Studios

ME Senior Gets Behind the Scenes of Universal Studios...

Mechanical engineering senior, Louise Butler went behind the scenes as an engineering intern for Universal Creative to work on a new ride opening thisRead more...

Undergrad ME Student Spends Internship Playing with Rockets and Saving the Environment

Undergrad ME Student Spends Internship Playing with Rockets and Saving the Environment...

Benjamin Stoddard (ME BS '15) asks, "Growing up what does every boy want to play with? Rockets!" Stoddard was one of nineteen winners of the 140 apRead more...

Mechanical Engineering Students Win Best Paper at International Symposium

Mechanical Engineering Students Win Best Paper at International Symposium...

For their paper, “Factors affecting the design of untethered magnetic haptic interfaces,” authors, mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidates, Joseph BriRead more...

Engineering students showcase everyday robots and then some

Engineering students showcase everyday robots and then some...

By Andrew Jose, The Daily Utah Chronicle: When it comes to robot competitions, one centimeter can mean the difference between the sweet bliss of victRead more...

Design Day Schedule: April 15

Design Day Schedule: April 15...

All are invited to mechanical engineering's 17th annual Design Day. This is a unique opportunity for the community, faculty, pre-college and college sRead more...

GSAC Soccer Tournament

GSAC Soccer Tournament...

Friday, April 4, 1:00-4:00 P.M. - North Field HPER North - The Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) would like to welcomRead more...

Undergraduate Research -Pediatric Adaptive Skiing System

Undergraduate Research -Pediatric Adaptive Skiing System...

The pediatric adaptive skiing system is one of more than nine funded undergraduate research projects under way at any given time within the DepartmentRead more...

Militant Ducks take First in the ME 1000 “Ultimate Accuracy” Competition

Militant Ducks take First in the ME 1000 "Ultimate Accuracy" Competition...

We are pleased to announce the winners of the ME 1000 “Ultimate Accuracy,” competition held on December 5, in the Union Building. First Place: MilitaRead more...

New Publication: In Search of an Intelligent Methodology for Designing Sustainable Cities

New Publication: In Search of an Intelligent Methodology for Designing Sustainable Cities...

A close look at the GEnUSiS (Green Environmental Urban Simulations for Sustainability) project, which aims to empower urban planner, decision-makers, Read more...

ME 1000 Competition: Ultimate Accuracy!

ME 1000 Competition: Ultimate Accuracy!...

All are invited to witness and cheer on this semester's first-year students' snowball fight for Ultimate Accuracy! The class will be gathering on: Read more...

Louise Butler B.S. ’14

Louise Butler B.S. '14...

Destined for great things, Louise Butler is the recipient of this year's 2014 University of Utah Alumni Association Young Alumni Outstanding Senior AwRead more...

Green Machine Selected Nationally as One of Six to Compete

Green Machine Selected Nationally as One of Six to Compete...

The University of Utah Department of Mechanical Engineering Green Machine team was selected as one of six-finalist undergraduate projects nationwide iRead more...

HPV Team takes 3rd in Innovation and 6th in Design

HPV Team takes 3rd in Innovation and 6th in Design...

The University of Utah Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) team participated in the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) 2013 HPV Challenge held inRead more...

Design Day Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Design Day Tuesday, April 16, 2013...

This year the graduating senior class is bigger than ever, making Design Day a huge and exciting event! There will be 23 design teams presenting theirRead more...

Undergraduate Boppana helping with smart insoles development

Undergraduate Boppana helping with smart insoles development...

Starting from scratch, Abhijit Boppana, a junior in mechanical engineering has learned how to use equipment, build a model, test the sensors, analyze Read more...

PhD Student Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

PhD Student Awarded Fulbright Fellowship...

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Dan Sweeney, a Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Utah, was recently awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, an Read more...

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Senior Design Team Places in National Competition...

HARTFORD, CT - RoboWaiter, one of this year's Senior Design Teams in Mechanical Engineering and advised by Dr. Stacy Bamberg, won several awards in thRead more...

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Ergonomics Team Places in North American Competition...

AUBURN, AL - "ErgoNaughts" recently represented the University of Utah in the Fifth Annual Ergonomics Design Competition for Student Teams. The team iRead more...

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Grad Student Honored for Academic Excellence...

SALT LAKE CITY – Courtney Doyle, a Mechanical Engineering graduate student, was honored for her Academic Excellence by the Women in Tech Council. TheRead more...

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Masters Student Receives Best Student Poster Award...

ORLANDO, FL – Sean Moran, a Masters student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah, won the “Best Master’s Student PostRead more...

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Senior Design Team Featured in SnoWest...

The Carbon Fiber Snowmobile Senior Design Team from 2010 was featured in the January issue of SnoWest, a snowmobiling magazine for western riders. TheRead more...

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Utah Engineering Students Shrink Barbershop...

Students from the University of Utah’s Department of Mechanical Engineering won this year’s Sandia microdevice competition for creating educational MiRead more...

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RoboUtes take 2nd in NASA competition...

The RoboUtes club took second place in the Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Exploration Robo-Ops Competition late lRead more...

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ME Students Win UworkUwin Awards...

Three undergraduate students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering were three of fifteen students to receive the UworkUwin Career Service AwarRead more...

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U of U Team Places 3rd at NASA 18th Annual Great Moon Buggy Race...

The NASA Moon Buggy Team from the University of Utah (also a Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Team) placed 3rd in the 2011 NASA Great Moon Buggy RRead more...

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ME Team Wins Grand Prize at TechTitans Competition...

U OF U NEWS - A team from the University of Utah with a bionic arm for ultrasound clinicians won the annual techTitans idea competition earlier this mRead more...

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Utah Mechanical Engineering Students Win Ergonomics Competition...

ErgoLink, a design team made up of students from the University of Utah’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, won first place in the eTools ErgonomiRead more...

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Art Meets Science in Mechanical Engineering...

Interactive art—so small it can only be seen through a microscope—might seem like an impossible task to some, but not to Kathryn Ecsedy, a sophomore aRead more...