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.
Over the last five years, mechanical engineers Larry Howell and Spencer Magleby have established themselves as some of the nation’s experts in applying origami to engineering. This week their work is being recognized nationally once again.
On January 26th the ME department held the 3MT™ competition. Rydge Mulford took first place and Kendall Thacker took second. Both students advanced to the college level competition, with Rydge Mulford earning first place there, as well.
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.
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.
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.