Mechanical Engineering Department Highlights

Braun and Asle Zaeem win Mines 2020-21 Faculty Excellence in Research Awards

Braun and Asle Zaeem win Mines 2020-21 Faculty Excellence in Research Awards

Rowlinson Professor of Mechanical Engineering Rob Braun and ME Associate Professor Mohsen Asle Zaeem were awarded the Mines 2021 ... Read more

ADAPT integrates additive manufacturing into Army vehicle fleet

ADAPT integrates additive manufacturing into Army vehicle fleet

From the Mines newsroom: The U.S. Army is exploring new possibilities for implementing additive manufacturing– also known as 3D ... Read more

Case awarded Mines 2021 Administrative Faculty Outstanding Employee of the Year

Case awarded Mines 2021 Administrative Faculty Outstanding Employee of the Year

ME Technical and Operations Manager Traci Case received the Mines 2021 Administrative Faculty Outstanding Employee of the Year Award. ... Read more

ME Team Awarded NASA In-Space Recycling Project

ME Team Awarded NASA In-Space Recycling Project

A team of ME researchers -- in partnership with CisLunar Industries -- were awarded a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) ... Read more

April ME Faculty Promotions – Hildreth and Tilton

April ME Faculty Promotions – Hildreth and Tilton

At the April 2021 Mines Board of Trustees meeting, Dr. Owen Hildreth and Dr. Nils Tilton were awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Read more

Tabares-Velasco honored with ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award

Tabares-Velasco honored with ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award

ME Assistant Professor Paulo Tabares-Velasco was awarded an American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers ... Read more

Jackson and Braun collaborate on ARPA-E REEACH project to lower carbon emissions from air travel

Jackson and Braun collaborate on ARPA-E REEACH project to lower carbon emissions from air travel

From the Mines newsroom: The enormous amount of energy required to operate commercial aircraft makes it one of the most challenging ... Read more

Mines unveils new aerospace engineering minor for Fall 2021

Mines unveils new aerospace engineering minor for Fall 2021

From the Mines Newsroom: An aerospace engineering minor, along with two other minors, will be offered in Fall 2021 after being ... Read more

Haun awarded Mines 2020 Classified Employee of the Year

Haun awarded Mines 2020 Classified Employee of the Year

ME Lab Manager Buddy Haun was awarded Mines 2020 Classified Employee of the Year. Haun was honored in a virtual award celebration on ... Read more

Tucker named IMS Distinguished Faculty Scholar

Tucker named IMS Distinguished Faculty Scholar

ME Associate Professor Garritt Tucker was one of two awardees of the Institute for Materials Science (IMS) Distinguished Faculty ... Read more

Lamberson leading PANTHER’s materials characterization advances to combat traumatic brain injuries

Lamberson leading PANTHER’s materials characterization advances to combat traumatic brain injuries

Professor Leslie Lamberson is part of a multi-organization collaboration that will study traumatic brain injury (TBI) in soldiers with Read more

Ackerman develops ecofriendly face shield

Ackerman develops ecofriendly face shield

In the midst of COVID-19, Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Jeff Ackerman developed an ecofriendly face shield made out of ... Read more