Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Department News

Professor, Sunniva Collins the 2019 Recipient of the Albert Sauveur Award

Professor, Sunniva Collins is the 2019 recipient of the Albert Sauveur Award for the ASM Philadelphia (Liberty Bell) Chapter.

Biohybrid robot featured on Xploration

A post-doctoral fellow in mechanical and aerospace engineering, Vickie Webster’s work focuses on making small robots that move using live muscle tissue from sea slugs.

Baja team takes first at Midnight Madness event

Case Western Reserve University’s Motorsports team dominated two categories at the racing event, Midnight Mayhem, in Louisville, Ky. The team took first place in acceleration and overall dynamic, and they placed 42nd overall.The team designed and built the entire mini “baja” vehicle at Sears think[box], where they made all the parts except shock absorbers, tires and safety equipment.

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Umut Gurkan receives funding for health care advancements

Umut Gurkan, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has received more than $800,000 in awards and grants to further multiple research projects. One of his main projects, funded by the Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership, will develop a point-of-care device to monitor and diagnose oral cancer.

Bo Li Receives NSF Funding for Fluid Dynamics Research

Bo Li, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is the principal investigator of a $400,000, three-year grant from the Fluid Dynamics program of the NSF.