Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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Mizzou researchers provide direct evidence of localized explosion of aluminum nanoparticle

A Mizzou Engineering team has provided direct evidence of a localized explosion of an aluminum nanoparticle, a mechanism first theorized in 2006.

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Huang named SPIE Fellow

Mizzou Engineering’s Guoliang Huang has been named a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

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Mizzou AeroTigers fly past the competition in breakout season

A group of Mizzou Engineering students is getting ready to take flight this spring at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) “Design, Build, Fly” competition. The Mizzou AeroTigers are halfway through their first year of being an official student organization and are already flying past the competition across the state and country.

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MAE Fall 2022 Capstone Projects

Students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering work together in a semester-long capstone project to design, manufacture and test products. The experience gives students the hands-on preparation to be successful after graduation.

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Mizzou Engineering confers 175 degrees at 2022 Winter Commencement

Mizzou Engineers on Friday graduated with the technical and foundational skills needed to solve some of society’s most pressing challenges. Dean Noah Manring and Provost Latha Ramchand conferred 175 degrees at Winter 2022 Commencement.

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Mizzou Engineering graduates ready to explore new worlds

Mizzou Engineers are graduating this weekend ready to explore new worlds. For some, that means entering new work environments. Others will continue exploration in graduate school. And some will explore realms beyond our own. 

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Ma honored with Progress in Entrepreneurship Award; Calyam nominated in education category

Curators Professor Hongbin “Bill” Ma, chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering, was honored with the 2022 Progress in Entrepreneurship Award from the Columbia Missourian this week.

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Mizzou Engineering researchers design new heart health wearable device

A team of Mizzou Engineering researchers are using a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help create a breathable material — with antibacterial and antiviral properties — to support the team’s ongoing development of a multifunctional, wearable heart monitor.

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Team develops technique to fabricate electronics onto everyday objects

A Mizzou Engineering team has developed a new technique to fabricate electronics onto everyday objects.

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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.