Mechanical & Materials Engineering News
January 02, 2017
- Nebraska engineers and colleagues from China have combined to design a device with unparalleled sensitivity to low-frequency sound waves that can propagate miles below the ocean's surface.
December 13, 2016
- Shane Farritor, the Lederer Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
November 30, 2016
- At next week’s Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary events, a team of Nebraska engineers studying the USS Arizona for 17 years will share insight into corrosion that could prevent environmental hazards worldwide.
November 28, 2016
- Two Nebraska Engineering faculty - Jinsong Huang and Mehmet Can Vuran - are among four University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty members named to the 2016 list of the most highly cited natural and social science researchers.
November 21, 2016
- Ben Terry, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, is part of an NSRI Nebraska team awarded a $1.3 million Air Force grant to develop microbubble technology to deliver oxygen to trauma patients whose lungs cannot function efficiently.
November 17, 2016
- A group of 20 Baja SAE team members took three cars to the annual Midnight Mayhem event Oct. 1 in Louisville, Kentucky, and picked up five top-10 finishes in four catergories.
November 02, 2016
- Two of the five NUtech Ventures Innovator awards presented on November 1 were given to faculty from mechanical and materials engineering teams headed by Professors Jinsong Huang and Shane Farritor.
October 20, 2016
- Perovskite, an emerging form of solar cell, can also soak up moisture that can damage the cell. A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineers has devised a way to keep those cells dry.
October 19, 2016
- The University of Nebraska system's National Strategic Research Institute has earned a $1 million contract for UNL engineers to continue research on improving military checkpoints.
October 03, 2016
- Combining a love for playing golf with expertise in aerodynamics, Nebraska Engineering alumnus Kyle Hanquist has designs on winning The Golf Channel reality show.