Mechanical & Materials Engineering News
May 10, 2021
- Grayson Minnick, graduate student in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, and two Nebraska Engineering alumni – Ryan Regan and Maureen Winter – have been chosen to receive 2021 Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation.
April 27, 2021
- Logan Pettit, a first-year Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering, has been selected to receive the NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities (NSTGRO) Fellowship. Pettit is only the second UNL student ever to earn the fellowship.
March 08, 2021
- Kossi Loic Avegnon, a Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, was selected for the Black Trailblazers in Engineering (BTE) Fellowship from Purdue University.
February 04, 2021
- Ruiguo Yang and his team have achieved a breakthrough in measuring the breaking point and resilience of intercellular junctions. This could lead to new treatments for heart disease and other maladies.
January 28, 2021
- Key leaders of the international construction and design engineering firm, established in Omaha in 1884, are creating the Kiewit Scholars Program, a full-tuition scholarship combined with a rigorous leadership program.
January 22, 2021
- By applying electrical charges to cell surfaces, two College of Engineering researchers are working to find a way to improve drug delivery systems that could help fight cancer, heart disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
January 06, 2021
- While 2020 was a challenging year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering had a year of success stories and major milestones.
December 14, 2020
- Virtual Incision, co-founded by Shane Farritor, professor of mechanical and materials engineering, has reached another milestone on its road to transforming abdominal surgeries by way of a miniaturized, first-of-its kind surgical robot platform.
December 08, 2020
- A new $1 million tomography machine, similar to the magnetic resonance imaging devices used in medicine but with greater power, will provide College of Engineering researchers and Nebraska businesses a deeper, 3D look at materials and printed products.
November 09, 2020
- A number of College of Engineering faculty and alumni were recognized during the 2020 NUtech Ventures Innovator Celebration, held virtually on Nov. 2 as part of Nebraska Research Days.