The Department of Mechanical Engineering at BYU is seeking outstanding faculty candidates to meet the educational opportunities associated with our excellent student body and strong research programs.
The Robotics and Dynamics (RaD) Lab, led by Dr. Marc Killpack in the Mechanical Engineering Department at BYU, has been awarded a NASA Early Career Faculty Grant. This grant began in September 2014 and will last for up to three years.
On November 15 a team of students from BYU and Purdue University won the inaugural ASME Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D Challenge. They competed among over 100 entries and were selected as one of 30 finalists.
ME Professors Carl Sorenson and Chris Mattson have been selected to receive the 2015 ASME Ben C. Sparks Medal for their outstanding contributions to mechanical engineering education through BYU Capstone.
Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition to be held January 26, 2014 which challenges students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering presented ten Research Fellowship Awards on November 19, 2014. Each year a limited number of Research Fellowships are awarded to highly qualified PhD and MS applicants to the ME graduate program.
On October 28, 2014 the Mechanical Engineering Department sponsored the 7th annual Nephi’s Steel Bow competition, where students compete by designing and building bows which are judged on engineering design and performance.