October 15, 2015 - Shane Farritor, a professor of mechanical and materials engineering, will discuss the roles of creativity and risk-taking in innovation as he gives the fall Nebraska Lecture on Oct. 27 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center.
September 25, 2015 - A sample collection tool designed by students on UNL's Air and Space Research team impressed NASA engineers at a design challenge at Johnson Space Center and could influence how NASA designs tools for use in space.
September 15, 2015 - Sidy Ndao, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, hopes to provide new opportunties to children in Africa through the robotics camps he runs in his native Senegal.
September 02, 2015 - <span>UNL engineers found that surface defects on crystals used in photodetectors can be used to more precisely tailor the location and width of wavelength bands by adjusting the chemical composition of the crystals.</span>
July 24, 2015 - Research that led to a design for a power harvesting system that could make remote railroad crossings safer has led to a group of UNL engineers receiving an award from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
July 16, 2015 - Jung Yul Lim, associate professor of mechanical and materials engineering, was recently awarded the AO Foundation’s 2015 Berton Rahn Research Fund Prize Award for his research into bone regeneration.
July 06, 2015 - Linxia Gu, associate professor of mechanical and materials engineering, and a team of UNL engineers have found that blast waves from concussive explosions may put far greater strain on the brain than previously thought.