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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Department News

EMAE’s Umut Gurkan and Team Receive Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership Award

A research team led by Umut Gurkan, assistant professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, received Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership award to validate and field test HemeChip technology for point-of-care diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in newborns in resource-limited countries.

CWRU, NASA and Fire Departments Team to Protect Firefighters

CWRU, NASA and Fire Departments Team to Protect Firefighters

Congratulations to Victoria Webster on Winning Best Poster Award!

Several members of the Mechanical Engineering Department presented at the Living Machines 2015 conference in Barcelona, Spain July 28-31. 
Victoria Webster won the Jaques de Vaucanson Best Poster Award for her interdisciplinary work with

Congratulations to Mustafa Unal For Receiving Baxter Young Investigator Award!

Third year MAE doctoral candidate Mustafa Unal from Prof. Ozan Akkus Lab has been selected as a Baxter Young Investigator for his research entitled “Assessment of Bone Quality by Novel Spectroscopic Biomarkers” in the category of “Instrumental & Analytical Sciences”

Robotics Club Takes Part in NASA's Mining Competition

Robotics Club Takes Part in NASA's Mining Competition

Baja Team Places at the Top in Maryland

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. The goal of the competition is to give real world experience in design, manufacturing and marketing through the production of an off-road vehicle.  

EMAE members supervised by Umut Gurkan selected as finalist for the Student Technology Prize for Primary Health Care

EMAE student team has been chosen as one of the 10 finalists for the Student Technology Prize for Primary Health Care, a national and highly selective competition seeking innovations that have a substantial potential to support the improved delivery of care at the frontlines of medicine.

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