A study from graduate student Anthony McDougal and Professor Emeritus C. Forbes Dewey may help surgeons determine when and how to treat heart attacks.July 17, 2017 New gel coatings may lead to better catheters and condoms
A team led by Xuanhe Zhao, bonded layers of hydrogel onto various elastomer-based medical devices, including catheters and intravenous tubing, to yield tough, slippery, and impermeable coatings.July 17, 2017 Finding leaks while they’re easy to fix
Small robotic device developed by Professor Kamal Youcef-Toumi and graduate student You Wu can inspect water or gas pipes from the inside to find leaks long before they become catastrophic.July 16, 2017 Pushing the limits of athletic performance
MechE students and faculty use engineering to enhance endurance, speed, accuracy and agility in sports.July 10, 2017 Talking Shop: Professor Emeritus David Gordon Wilson
Designer, inventor, and author of “The Bike Bible" discusses his lifelong love of the bicycle.
PhD candidate Thomas Ober discusses his thesis research: the development of a basic tool set and framework for using microfluidic devices to characterize viscoelastic liquids at large deformation rates.
MechE researchers, led by Associate Professor Evelyn Wang, have developed a solar thermophotovoltaic device that experimentally demonstrates a three-fold increase in energy conversion efficiency.