Mechanical & Materials Engineering News
November 29, 2021
- Taking lessons learned from animals who work in groups in the sky, on the ground and underwater, a team of Nebraska engineers is creating algorithms that can help individual agents in emerging technologies work together to improve our lives.
November 19, 2021
- The Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering (MME), created 10 years ago through the merger of two units, recently celebrated that anniversary and a decade in which it has continued to thrive and grow.
November 11, 2021
- A team of Nebraska engineers are developing a process of using picosecond-long laser pulses to modify the surface of copper and thereby increasing heat transfer capabilities for power generation, refrigeration, and air conditioning.
November 08, 2021
- Through an NSF grant, Eric Markvicka, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, is developing new processes for manufacturing rubber that will improve the capabilities of controlling its electrical, thermal and mechanical properties.
November 03, 2021
- Engineering faculty Ron Faller and Eric Markvicka, graduate student Jackson Stansell and the Midwest Roadside Safety Facility were among the award recipients on Nov. 1 at the 2021 NUtech Ventures Innovator Celebration, part of Nebraska Research Days.
August 18, 2021
- Mechanical engineering student Carson Emeigh asked Garth Brooks for some career advice and wound up with an invitation to join the country superstar’s crew to work at the Aug. 14 concert at Memorial Stadium.
June 04, 2021
- After 25 years of leading a variety of large-scale projects for a Kansas City firm, Karen Stelling returned to the College of Engineering, her alma mater, in 2013 and is pursuing her passion of growing tomorrow's leaders.
May 26, 2021
- Six projects from the College of Engineering have received 2021 grants from The Nebraska Environmental Trust. NET has awarded 23 grants totaling more than $2.1 million to University of Nebraska–Lincoln projects.
May 25, 2021
- Abdelghani Laraoui is part of a collaboration that has received a five-year, $20 million NSF award to create a research and education cluster to enhance the state’s competitiveness in the field of emergent quantum materials and technologies.
May 20, 2021
- Nine researchers from the College of Engineering are among 31 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be part of the university's inaugural interdisciplinary cohort of National Strategic Research Institute Fellows.