Mechanical & Materials Engineering News
November 30, 2022
- While working toward a master's degree in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, Rachael Wagner makes the most of opportunity to help prepare a surgical robot for its test in space.
November 29, 2022
- More than $1.4 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will allow two College of Engineering teams to expand innovative energy-related research in partnership with national laboratories.
November 22, 2022
- Ten faculty from the College of Engineering have been honored with new named professorships, bringing to 27 the total of named professorships in the college.
November 11, 2022
- The Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) Program has awarded stipends to 202 Husker undergraduates — including 43 College of Engineering students — to participate in research with a faculty mentor this fall.
September 23, 2022
- Forty first-year students in the College of Engineering – including 10 who will be based on Scott Campus in Omaha – have been chosen to the inaugural cohort of the Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy.
September 16, 2022
- Sam Gibson, a senior majoring in mechanical and materials engineering, was chosen to receive the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Standards & Certification Scholar Award.
September 02, 2022
- President Biden on Sept. 2 announced Nebraska’s Heartland Robotics Cluster, which includes the College of Engineering, will receive $25 million in funding as a recipient of the American Rescue Plan Regional Challenge.
August 28, 2022
- Santosh Pitla, associate professor of biological systems engineering, is leading a team of researchers from University of Nebraska institutions focusing on improving the cybersecurity of autonomous farm vehicles, such as tractors and robots.
August 22, 2022
- Jae Sung Park and Yusong Li are working on a three-year, $418,120 NSF grant to learn how small particles – some less than one-tenth the width of a human hair – better move through confined fluid flows in transport systems, such as pipes.
August 16, 2022
- The Nebraska Governance and Technology Center announced its new University of Nebraska-Lincoln fellows, selecting six College of Engineering faculty and six Nebraska Engineering graduate students to those classes.