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Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

MU researchers aim to increase accuracy of nanoscale simulations

The accuracy of such simulations requires using the right interatomic potential, or force field. Researchers with the University of Missouri College of Engineering are paving the way to make selecting the proper force field easier.


Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Office of Naval Research grants MU faculty funds for flow system research

College of Engineering faculty recently received an award from the Office of Naval Research Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) to purchase and assemble a particle image velocimetry (PIV) system.


Monday, June 27th, 2016

Grad students win nanotechnology image contest

Ben Davis and Ryan Hines, graduate students in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, recently won the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office’s EnvisioNano student nanotechnology image contest.


Monday, June 13th, 2016

MAE assistant research professor’s cryptopreservation work nets Fast Track Award

Xu Han, assistant research professor in MU’s Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, has been awarded one of the UM System’s 2016 Fast Track awards in support of his efforts to commercialize the transformative cryopreservation medium that he developed and MU has patented.


Monday, June 6th, 2016

Thermal management research earns top award at Spring forum

Ten students in College of Engineering were honored for their undergraduate research at the 2016 Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum in late April. Senior Joon Woo Kim received the award for excellence in the Engineering category.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

26 honored at first 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering

A total of 19 students, five members of the faculty and staff and two alumnae were honored at the 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering, hosted by the University of Missouri Women in Engineering Center.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

MAE undergrad shoots for stars with NASA internship

Blake Scoville will be working with NASA on a project aimed at improving electrical power and communication capabilities in small spacecraft.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

MU laser lab receives funding for back-to-the-basics research approach

MU’s femtosecond laser, one of three lasers in the laser lab, generates ultrashort pulses of light that can cut almost anything, including glass and diamond. According to Associate Research Professor Vitaly Gruzdev, the quality of the cut is “almost perfect.”


Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Fond memories, bright future facilitate alum’s generosity

Mechanical engineering alumnus Jim Fitterling likes some of the recent developments at Mizzou, and earlier this year, he made a generous gift to MU in support of the College of Engineering.


Friday, April 1st, 2016

Emeritus professor named NSSA fellow

Aaron Krawitz was recently named a fellow of the Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA).


Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Accomplished MAE undergrad adds more ASME accolades

Jonathan Jennings, a mechanical and aerospace engineering senior, was given a crystal ball award for participating in the ASME Technology Advisory Panel.


Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Mizzou ’39 makes Sharp selection from engineering

Mizzou ’39 honors 39 of the University of Missouri’s best, brightest and most active seniors. Receiving that recognition in front of friends and family was quite the thrill for mechanical engineering senior Zach Sharp.


Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Thompson’s contributions earn him Missouri Honor Award

James E. Thompson received the Missouri Honor Award for Distinguished Service in Engineering from the University of Missouri College of Engineering in a ceremony March 18 at Hampton Inn & Suites in Columbia.


Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Fitterling’s contributions earn him Missouri Honor Award

James R. “Jim” Fitterling received the Missouri Honor Award for Distinguished Service in Engineering from the University of Missouri College of Engineering in a ceremony March 18 at Hampton Inn & Suites in Columbia.


Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Biskup’s contributions earn him Missouri Honor Award

Jeffrey A. Biskup received the Missouri Honor Award for Distinguished Service in Engineering from the University of Missouri College of Engineering in a ceremony March 18 at Hampton Inn & Suites in Columbia.


Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Mechanical students, associate professor honored at Awards Dinner

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department named its outstanding student award recipients, and Associate Professor Roger Fales received the Junior Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award at the annual College of Engineering Awards Dinner, held March 18.


Friday, March 18th, 2016

Customized patterning technique earns mechanical researcher, team high marks

Jian Lin, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and his research team recently published a paper called “Laser induced MoS2 /carbon hybrids for hydrogen evolution catalysts” in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A.


Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

MAE senior selected as one of Mizzou ’39

Zach Sharp, a senior mechanical engineering major from Independence, Mo., was one of 39 seniors chosen as Mizzou ’39 Award […]


Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Doctoral student takes unique path to Nanotechnology for Defense honor

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

Mechanical engineering professor earns rank of ASME Fellow

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 faculty members earn prestigious fellow designations

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

3D Print Club looks to replicate campus, racing team prep for spring competitions

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

MU researcher bridges gaps with multiscale engineering

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

Two professors earn prestigious fellowships from AAAS

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

SEDS chapter wins two awards at national conference

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

Innovative process seeks to cool very hot components in very small spots

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

Professor emeritus named ASEE fellow

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

MAE senior receives national ASME award

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department senior Jonathan Jennings was recently awarded the Charles T. Main Student Leadership Gold Award. Recognized […]


Friday, November 13th, 2015

MAE, Ag alumnus replants his roots in hometown, department

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

Teaching harmoniously balances with new MAE instructor’s hobby

The process for composing music is not always linear; it is a multi-layered experiment, trying various melody sequences, creating the […]