Student Success

Doors Open for ME EN HBS Recipients

Doors Open for ME EN HBS Recipients...

Choosing to challenge the status quo, six 2017 Mechanical Engineering (ME EN) Bachelor of Science recipients, Jeppesen G. Feliciano, Kay Beauwen FreckRead more...

Career Change to Mechanical Engineering

Career Change to Mechanical Engineering...

New University of Utah engineering graduate Scott Ferguson shifted his career from motorcycle mechanic to mechanical engineer when he discovered he coRead more...

ME Graduation Reception Honors Students

ME Graduation Reception Honors Students...

May 5, 2017, was a huge day for Mechanical Engineering at the U, as 13 Ph.D., 44 M.S. and 179 B.S. (based on data prior to graduation), students’ obtaRead more...

ME Ph.D. Student Ali Samarefilsoofi Recognized as ME TA of the Year

ME Ph.D. Student Ali Samarefilsoofi Recognized as ME TA of the Year...

The ME students’ choice 2016-2017 Outstanding Teaching Assistant (TA) of the Year Award is in recognition for Ali Samarefilsoofi's devotion and genuinRead more...

ME Ph.D. Candidate Rami M. Shorti Receives ME Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award

ME Ph.D. Candidate Rami M. Shorti Receives ME Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award...

The 2016-2017 Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award is in recognition for Rami Shorti's devotion to advancing research intellectual merit and benRead more...

Vignesh Sivaramakrishnan, B.S.’17, Receives ME Student Leadership of the Year Award

Vignesh Sivaramakrishnan, B.S.'17, Receives ME Student Leadership of the Year Award...

The Student Leadership of the Year Award is in recognition for Vignesh Sivaramakrishnan's outstanding leadership, dedication and service to students aRead more...

John DeSutter, Ph.D. Candidate 2018, Received a U Graduate Research Fellowship

John DeSutter, Ph.D. Candidate 2018, Received a U Graduate Research Fellowship...

Mechanical Engineering is excited to announce that John DeSutter, Ph.D. candidate 2018, received a University of Utah Graduate Research Fellowship. AdRead more...

Shaskey, BS’17 Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Shaskey, BS'17 Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship...

Native of Salt Lake and a graduate from Olympus High School before attending the University of Utah, undergraduate Cedric Shaskey, B.S.’17 double majoRead more...

ME Student to Receive College of Engineering’s Outstanding Graduating Student Leader Award

ME Student to Receive College of Engineering's Outstanding Graduating Student Leader Award...

One of mechanical engineering’s brightest and most involved students, Jeppesen Feliciano B.S.’17, has been selected to receive the College of EngineerRead more...

M.E. Student to Spend Summer at Los Alamos National Lab

M.E. Student to Spend Summer at Los Alamos National Lab...

From Hyde Park, located north of Logan, University of Utah mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Tyrel Rupp, is one of 21 students selected nationallRead more...

Alumnus Spotlight  – Campbell, an Ultramarathoner

Alumnus Spotlight - Campbell, an Ultramarathoner...

University of Utah engineering alumnus Jared Campbell said he's going to miss competing in this year's Barkley Marathon, though you may ask yourself wRead more...

Cheap Drones

Cheap Drones...

U Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute - Typical mapping drones cost anywhere from $1,000 to $50,000 to buy. Casey Duncan and David Wheatley, geology grad Read more...

Mining Ice on Mars

Mining Ice on Mars...

U Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute - Humans have yet to visit Mars. Partly because it’s 140 million miles away and partly because we don’t have enough Read more...

Goertzen Found Her Research Glass Slipper!

Goertzen Found Her Research Glass Slipper!...

Goertzen finally found her research glass slipper in the Nanotribology and Precision Engineering lab, led by mechanical engineering associate professoRead more...

Maggie Goertzen 1 of 36 UG Women Selected Nationally as Brooke Owens Fellows

Maggie Goertzen 1 of 36 UG Women Selected Nationally as Brooke Owens Fellows...

36 UNDERGRADUATE WOMEN SELECTED AS BROOKE OWENS FELLOWS, EARNING SENIOR MENTORSHIP AND PAID POSITIONS AT LEADING AEROSPACE FIRMS Brooke Owens FelRead more...

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...