• PhD Spotlight: Ammon Hepworth

    Ammon Hepworth graduated with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University in December, 2014. His industry experience in mechanical engineering dates back to 2006 where he started as a part time CAD designer for Cambric Corporation.

  • Undergrad Students Win at AIAA International Conference

    Mechanical engineering undergraduate students Carlie Shields, Braden Hancock, and Tim Nysetvold, and manufacturing engineering student Robert Swasey took first place in the recent AIAA International Student Competition in Orlando as part of AIAA's SciTech 2015 Conference.

  • 3MT Speech Competition

    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.

  • Employee Giving Scholarship Awarded

    Amanda Beatty is the 2014 recipient of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Employee Giving Scholarship.  Amanda is from San Diego, CA, and is the daughter of Richard and Cynthia Wright. She is married to David Beatty, a student at J Reuben Clark Law School.

  • Brent W. Webb Receives Purdue University's Outstanding Engineer Award

    As an alumnus of Purdue University, Professor Brent W. Webb was honored with their 2014 Outstanding Mechanical Engineer Award which recognizes Purdue alumni who have demonstrated excellence in industry, academia, or other endeavors related to mechanical engineering.

  • NASA Early Career Faculty Grant Awarded to Marc Killpack

    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.

January 2015


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