As part of their Mechanical Engineering Capstone project, a team of BYU engineering students developed a low-cost and light-weight electric wheelchair as a way to help two young boys suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Read more here.
Dr. Tree was selected as the Educator of the Year from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in Utah. This award recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of engineering education.
The ME students working on this year's supermileage vehicle were featured on the latest episode on The Discovery Channel. Watch the segment here.
ME Professors Carl Sorensen and Chris Mattson were selected and received the 2015 ASME Ben C. Sparks Medals for their outstanding contributions to mechanical engineering education through BYU Capstone.
On shelves now, Popular Science features an award-winning video created by BYU News to support the work of engineers Larry Howell and Spencer Magleby, leading experts in applying origami to engineering.
Daniel Maynes, Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded "Distinguished Alumnus of the Year" from the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Utah State University.