Feb 27, 2017:Yang, colleagues decipher nanoscale architecture of beetle shell -
Nebraska's Ruiguo Yang, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, and his colleagues found a way to analyze the fibrous nanostructure of beetles and their findings were recently featured on the cover of Advanced Functional Materials.
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February 21, 2017 - A team headed by three Nebraska Engineering faculty has been awarded a $1.4 million US Department of Energy grant to help small manufacturers use energy efficiently and train engineering students in energy management and manufacturing processes.
February 03, 2017 - Andy Neal, a mechanical engineering major, is getting comfortable running the 60-meter hurdles and 400-meter dash for the UNL track team, recording some of the best indoor times in the country this season.
January 19, 2017 - Materials engineers Bai Cui (left) and Jian Wang at UNL’s Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research, are developing radiation-tolerant nanomaterials that are self-healing and could extend the durability of metals used at nuclear reactors.