Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Department News

EMAE Faculty, Professor Bo Li Awarded NSF CAREER Grants

Three Case Western Reserve University junior faculty members have received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grants, totaling nearly $1.7 million.

The five-year grants support research into:

CWRU places two of top three finishers in national student startup competition at South by Southwest

Having two of the nation’s top eight qualifiers for the final round of South by Southwest’s (SXSW) “Student Startup Madness” competition was already impressive.

To have both student entrepreneurial teams from Case Western Reserve University finish among the top three in the country this week was beyond special.

Applied Mechanics Reviews Audio Interview: Prof. Emeritus Simon Ostrach

Recognized by NASA as a giant in heat transfer research, Prof. Simon Ostrach received the inaugural ASME Heat Transfer Division Memorial Award in 1975 and attained membership in the National Academy of Engineering in 1978 for his fundamental discoveries in the field of buoyancy-driven convection.

Case Western Reserve University brought home the 1st place prize from the 7th annual ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition, held in St. Paul, Minnesota

The purpose of this competition is to challenge university and college students to design, build, and operate a fully autonomous snowplow to remove snow from a designated path, while avoiding obstacles. The objectives of this competition include encouraging students to utilize the state of the art in navigation and control technologies to rapidly, accurately, and safely clear a path of snow.

CWRU researchers secure $2 million NIH grant to test portable sickle cell monitor

Device designed to personalize treatments and help patients better manage their disease

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University will use a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test a small, portable blood-adhesion monitor for sickle cell disease patients.         

Brilliant is beautiful: Students create video series to offer a new view on engineering

Engineering students Andrew Dupuis and Xyla Foxlin want to disrupt traditionally held beliefs on engineering. So they launched a YouTube channel, “Beauty and the Bolt,” to share their own message: Anyone can be an engineer, and there isn’t a certain way an engineer should look, act or dress.

Filling need for fast and accurate assessment of blood’s ability to clot

Filling need for fast and accurate assessment of blood’s ability to clot