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Autumn 2018 Edition

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Data driven

ME associate professor Steve Brunton discusses his dynamical systems research and the crucial role that mechanical engineers play in shaping the future of data science. Read more »

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Elementary engineers

Fifth graders from Marysville, Washington, started this school year as engineers, thanks to ME professor Brian Fabien and his students. Read more »

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Fighting cancer with mechanical engineering

ME faculty are developing devices and technologies to better detect and treat cancer. Read more »

Welcome new faculty

Join us in welcoming new faculty and congratulating current faculty members on their recent promotions. Read more »

Material impact

ME faculty are helping set the course toward a smarter, more sustainable future through new materials research. Read more »

Insect-sized robot takes flight

RoboFly, the first wireless insect-sized flying robot, has taken its first flaps. Read more »

Research + outreach

At the intersection of biomechanics and neural engineering, Gaurav Mukherjee explores how to develop machines that improve the quality of human life while also making time for K-12 STEM outreach. Read more »

Celebrating student success

Join us in congratulating our student teams on this year’s wins! Read more »


The MEssenger is the department's alumni newsletter. Published twice a year, it features stories about students, faculty, research, alumni and more.