MAE Research

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Researcher studying supercritical carbon dioxide for efficient applications

Chanwoo Park recently received funding from the U.S. Army to apply supercritical CO2 for cooling systems for unmanned airborne vehicles (UAVs) that take advantage of CO2 in an abnormal state somewhere between a vapor and a liquid.

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Osaze earns 3MT People’s Choice Award for turning tricky plastic into insulation

A PhD student has discovered a way to turn unrecyclable plastic into building insulation that is 150% more effective than its untampered state on the market. For his research, Osasu Osaze earned the People’s Choice Award at this year’s 3MT competition sponsored by the University of Missouri Graduate School.

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Team investigates methods to make VPP-based 3D printing more sustainable

From custom car parts to medical equipment, vat-photopolymerization (VPP) based 3D printing is expected to usher in a new age of manufacturing. Before it becomes interwoven in our daily lives, however, a Mizzou Engineering team is investigating how to make the process more sustainable.

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In pursuit of better lithium-ion batteries

By Eric Stann  |  MU News Bureau From personal electronics to electric vehicles, lithium-ion batteries are used in many technologies today.…

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Mizzou Engineer using machine learning to solve space debris problem

Companies are launching satellites into orbit at a dizzying pace with no plans to clean them up once they’ve completed their missions. That means dead satellites are floating in space with no one controlling them, leaving them vulnerable to collisions. “Space is becoming more and more crowded,” said Ming Xin, professor of mechanical and aerospace…

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Mizzou Engineers develop new method to design semiconductors

Mizzou Engineers have come up with a novel new technique to design semiconductors, the chips that make your phones, laptops and other devices not only smart, but also compact. Matthias…

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Research at Mizzou could help reduce cost to build particle accelerators

If Mizzou Engineers are successful, that price tag of particle accelerators such as the Large Hadron Collider could drop drastically.

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MAE Spring 2022 Capstone Projects

Seniors in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at Mizzou conclude their coursework with a semester-long capstone project. Through these capstones, students apply their classroom learning to develop prototypes to solve real-world issues.

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Ma awarded patent for second generation Burnout coffee mug

A new coffee mug on the market instantly cools boiling liquids to the ideal drinking temperature, the second generation of the Burnout mug.

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Engineers develop robot to automatically inspect heat exchangers

A Mizzou Engineering team is designing a robot that can automatically inspect heat exchangers, which are critical to generating electricity.