December 13, 2017 - Virtual Incision -- a company co-founded by Shane Farritor, professor of mechanical and materials engineering -- has raised $18 million in investments for its miniaturized robotically assisted surgical device.
December 08, 2017 - The high-tech new 3D printers being installed in the College of Engineering could help in the creation of a process for printing biological materials, such as tissue or skin or edible meat protein, that could save millions of lives worldwide.
December 06, 2017 - A team led by Linxia Gu, associate professor of mechanical and materials engineering, has found that modifying typical cardboard designs can help reduce injury risks in vehicle accidents.
November 22, 2017 - More than 40 researchers, ranging from senior researchers to both graduate and undergraduate students, were featured on Friday during the third-annual Mechanical and Materials Engineering Research Fair.
November 22, 2017 - To showcase the versatility and fine-touch of his virtual incision mini-robot, Shane Farritor, professor of mechanical and materials engineering, recently used the Nebraska-developed surgical device to carve into a rotisserie chicken.
November 13, 2017 - Nebraska engineer Ali Tamayol and his team have developed a flexible, biodegradable membrane made from a polymer containing nanoparticles of zinc oxide that could help combat gum disease.
November 08, 2017 - A team that includes Nebraska mechanical engineering researchers -- Benjamin Terry, Carl Nelson and Hossein Deghani -- have developed a "soft" robot that could make colonoscopy procedures less invasive, less uncomfortable and less expensive.