Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Department News

Dr. Umut Gurkan won the 1st place in the Vodafone Wireless Innovation Competition

Among 120+ applicants, Professor Umut Gurkan and his team won the first place in Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project, at Social Innovation Summit 2018 in Silicon Valley.

Chris Yuan is the recipient of the 2018 ASME Chao and Trigger Young Manufacturing Engineer Award

Professor Chris Yuan is the recipient of the 2018 ASME Chao and Trigger Young Manufacturing Engineer Award.

Robert Gao is the recipient of the 2018 ASME Blackall Machine Tool and Gauge Award

Robert Gao, the Cady Staley Professor of Engineering and chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been selected to receive the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’

Professor Emeritus, Jaikrishnan Kadambi wins American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Henry R. Worthington Medal

The award was established in 1980 to recognize eminent achievement in the field of pumping machinery, systems and concepts.

James T’ien elected into the inaugural class of fellows of the Combustion Institute

James T’ien, the Leonard Case Jr. Professor of Engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been elected to the inaugural class of fellows of the Combustion Institute.  

Clare Rimnac and Dwight Davy inducted into inaugural class of Orthopaedic Research Society fellows

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering’s Clare Rimnac, the Wilbert J. Austin Professor of Engineering, and Professor Emeritus Dwight Davy have been inducted into the inaugural class of fellows of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS).

 

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Graduate Research Award in Memory of Xiaoyang Zhao

The following graduate students received the 2017 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Graduate Research Award in Memory of Xiaoyang Zhao.The award was endowed by Prof. James T’ien.

Graduate and undergraduate students received awards at the Research 2018 ShowCASE event

The 2018 ShowCASE boasts the largest number of participants—roughly 1,200—including about 1,000 undergraduates and more than 200 graduate students, according to Tracy Wilson-Holden, Executive Director for Research Integrity, Education and Outreach.

Congratulation to EMAE 2018 Awardees: