Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
In November, Travis Tumlin, a 2013 MU mechanical engineering graduate now working on his doctorate at MU, took second place in the student oral presentation competition at the 13th annual Nanotechnology for Defense (NT4D) conference held in California.
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
Sanjeev Khanna, C.W. LaPierre Professor in the MU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, was named a member of the latest class of ASME Fellows in December.
Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
Two College of Engineering professors — Shubhra Gangopadhyay and Sanjeev Khanna — earned the designation of fellow by two prestigious professional organizations recently.
Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
Student organizations with ties to the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department have been busy this year. Take a look at what the 3D Printing Club, Mizzou Eco-racing and Mizzou Baja Racing have been up to lately:
Monday, December 7th, 2015
Many engineering problems exist across scales. The problem, Chanwoo Park says, is that engineers are typically trained in only one scale, which can be anywhere from large, tangible systems, down to the microbes or even the atomic scale.
Monday, December 7th, 2015
Dong Xu, James C. Dowell professor and chair of the Computer Science Department, and Yuwen Zhang, James C. Dowell professor and chair of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department were among 347 Fellows in this year’s class.
Monday, November 30th, 2015
The University of Missouri College of Engineering chapter of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) received two awards at the SEDS SpaceVision 2015 conference, in Boston, Nov. 12-15, 2015.
Monday, November 23rd, 2015
C.L. Chen has been at the forefront of thermal management and microfluidic technology for “hot” electronic devices for years. It was part of his research during his time as department manager and founder of Applied Computational Physics and Thermal and Flow Physics at Teledyne Scientific and Imaging. And it has remained at the core of his work since he joined the MU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department faculty as a professor and director of the Aero, Thermal, Fluid and Energy Laboratory in 2011.
Friday, November 20th, 2015
The American Society for Engineering Education recently named Richard Warder, professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering, a fellow at its annual conference in Seattle.
Thursday, November 19th, 2015
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department senior Jonathan Jennings was recently awarded the Charles T. Main Student Leadership Gold Award. Recognized […]
Friday, November 13th, 2015
After a fulfilling career that allowed him to live abroad, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) Department alumnus Mike Poehlman has returned to his hometown.
Friday, November 6th, 2015
The process for composing music is not always linear; it is a multi-layered experiment, trying various melody sequences, creating the […]
Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
The 4th Annual International Field-Reversible Thermal Connector [RevCon] Challenge, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency [DARPA], was held Oct. 23 at the Reynolds Journalism Institute and Lafferre Hall on the campus of the University of Missouri.
Monday, November 2nd, 2015
The coordinated effort to ensure Lafferre Hall remains accessible for persons with disabilities during the ongoing renovation process earned several staff members from the University of Missouri College of Engineering a Lee Henson Access Mizzou Award from the Chancellor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities.
Monday, October 26th, 2015
Throughout the Fall 2015 semester, MU mechanical engineering C.W. LaPierre Professor Sanjeev Khanna is officiating a series of three workshops for visiting Iraqi faculty as part of the University Linkage Program (ULP), funded by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and administered by the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX).
Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
Got cavities? In the near future, a product developed by a University of Missouri (MU) mechanical engineering professor and his company may be what your dentist uses to fill them.
Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
The University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program awarded grants totaling $500,000 to five teams of researchers on Sept. 24. Each two-person team, consisting of an engineering faculty member and a clinician from the MU School of Medicine, received $100,000 to fund projects that have the potential to improve or save patient lives by addressing a well-defined health care need.
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
Jonathan Jennings’ involvement in Mizzou Engineering organizations has defined the role of student leadership and is getting him recognition on a national level.
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
in a repeat of the team’s highly successful 2010 season, Mizzou Racing has set its sights to compete in the SAE-Australasia event scheduled for Dec. 10-13 at Calder Park Raceway in Melbourne, Australia.
Thursday, August 20th, 2015
The Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) recently selected Jian “Javen” Lin, an assistant professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, as one of 35 recipients of the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award out of 134 applicants.
Monday, August 10th, 2015
The French Alps Nuclear Science and Technology program is a collaboration of the College of Engineering, the MU Research Reactor [MURR], and the College of Arts & Science Physics Department. The goal of showcasing the many applications of nuclear science matched the International Atomic Energy Agency’s “Peaceful Uses Initiative.”
Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Rick Whelove’s technical background, intuitive mechanical knowledge and a desire to teach launched a 30-year career with the College of Engineering, which will end in August.
Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
This past academic year, the stars have lined up for three Mizzou SEDS members to rub shoulders with those at the forefront of travel to “the final frontier” through a series of space-related activities beginning with a trip to Washington, D.C. in the May 2014.
Friday, June 5th, 2015
A group of MU students working in the Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory have been accepted to the 2015 American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s (ASME) Summer Bioengineering Conference, which will be held from June 17-20 in Snowbird, Utah.
Saturday, May 30th, 2015
The Josh Seidel Memorial Foundation was established in the memory of 2001 MU mechanical and aerospace engineering graduate Josh Seidel, who died in 2013 while repairing equipment at his company, Caliber Cast Stone.
Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
On April 18, 2015, a group of MU engineers gathered to launch a balloon from Carnahan Quad. They attached a camera to take video footage of the balloon’s ascent, flight and descent.
Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
Bioengineering, mechanical engineering students take top honors at spring undergraduate research forum
Two bioengineering students and a mechanical engineering student were recognized for Chancellor’s Awards for excellence at the 2015 Spring Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum.
Monday, April 6th, 2015
Lafferre Hall renovation work continued to ramp up this last month, with plenty of pieces and people moving to facilitate the beginning of construction work, and a campus groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for April 13.
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
A chance meeting with engineering faculty from India’s Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) and a reciprocal visit to India by MU LaPierre Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Sanjeev Khanna resulted in a memorandum of understanding for research collaborations between MU and MNNIT in 2011.
Friday, March 27th, 2015
Four students and Professor Qingsong Yu were honored at the annual Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.
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