Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Department News

Gomez del Campo, EMAE Student, One of Four Innovators Chosen for Energy Department’s New Entrepreneurship Program

He’s been recognized as a rising energy innovator in Forbes “30 under 30” and honored at the White House as an emerging global entrepreneur by President Barack Obama.

Robert Gao Elected to Fellowship in the International Academy for Production Engineering

Robert Gao, chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Cady Staley Professor of Engineering, has been elected to the Academy of Fellows of the International Academy for Production Engineering.

EMAE PhD Student Mustafa Unal Wins Prestigious Award

Mustafa Unal, a doctoral candidate in mechanical and aerospace engineering, recently was selected to receive the prestigious Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS) Student Award.Unal was selected based on his academic achievements and

EMAE PhD Candidate Mustafa Unal’s project has been selected as finalist in the 2016 CIMIT Technology Prize for Primary Healthcare Competition

A project, led by EMAE PhD Student Mustafa Unal, has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the Annual Student Technology Prize for Primary Health Care, a national and highly selective competition aimed to encourage graduate and undergraduate engineering students to direct their creative skills toward the needs of primary care. 

2016 CWRU Baja SAE Season

Baja SAE is an intercollegiate competition, sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers, where students design, build, test, and race an off-road vehicle.  National competitions are held every summer, where teams from every state and countries around the world put their vehicles through rigorous events.

CWRU Researchers Make Biosensor 1 Million Times More Sensitive

Physicists and engineers at Case Western Reserve University, including   Umut Gurkan, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have developed an optical sensor, based on nanostructured metamaterials, that’s 1 million times more sensitive than the current best available—one capable of identifying a single

$1.4 Million ARPA-E Grant Aims to Boost Energy Efficiency Nationally

CWRU researchers were awarded a $1.4 million Department of Energy grant to develop software to perform virtual energy audits of light commercial buildings. In addition, the program will enable a building owner to assess energy efficiency and elicit the most cost-effective solutions to energy waste.