Mechanical & Materials Engineering News
September 01, 2017
- As the flood waters begin to recede in Texas, mechanical engineering student Ryan Green awaits a possible Nebraska Army National Guard deployment. Student veteran support services on campus are helping Green navigate this uncertain time.
August 23, 2017
- Starting in Sidney, a new project led by the University - including College of Engineering faculty Shane Farritor and Jennifer Keshwani - aims to build a network of makerspaces around the state in small towns and places they wouldn't normally exist.
August 08, 2017
- Prahalada Rao, assistant professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, was named one of 17 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers nationally, age 35 or younger, for his exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the manufacturing industry.
July 26, 2017
- A study by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Midwest Roadside Safety Facility shows that increasing the height of guardrail systems from 31 to 36 inches could better protect drivers on U.S. highways and interstates.
June 06, 2017
- The hum of tiny machines fills a fenced-off obstacle course, as small robots compete to gather mock natural resources. The robots were built by teams of young people gathered in Dakar for the annual Pan-African Robotics Competition.
May 31, 2017
- In the near future, you may monitor your health and diagnose illness – all by swallowing a biosensor. Ben Terry, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, discusses this technology in an ASME video.
May 25, 2017
- On May 23, retired astronaut Clayton Anderson worked with engineering professor Shane Farritor to remotely pilot a surgical robot designed for performing abdominal surgery to test how it might be used in space.
May 12, 2017
- Scott Schenkelberg and Zachary Meade have been selected as the winners of the 2017 Al and Dorothy Schewe Leadership Award, given annually to College of Engineering students in recognition of achievement in leadership within the college.
May 10, 2017
- In the near future, you may monitor your health and diagnose illness – all by swallowing a biosensor. Ben Terry, professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, describes this technology, which may sound like science fiction to many.
April 19, 2017
- Hossein Dehghani, doctoral candidate in mechanical and materials engineering, has designed a robotic alternative to the traditional colonoscope that could make the procedure a painless and less costly procedure.