• BYU Develops Helmet Smartfoam

    BYU mechanical engineering PhD student, Jake Merrell, and a team of researchers across three BYU departments have developed and tested a nano composite smartfoam that can be placed inside a football helmet (and pads) to more accurately test the impact and power of hits.

  • Teaching Fellowship Awarded to ME Doctoral Student

    Allison Lee recently received a renewal of her teaching fellowship from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

  • Graduate Seminar: D. Nenad Miljkovic

    The graduate seminar on Monday, September 25th will be given by Nenad Miljkovic, an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois. It will be held at at 4pm in 256 CB.

  • The Village Drill

    Dr. Chris Mattson of the Mechanical Engineering department participated in a CAPSTONE project several years ago. Find out how he and a group of innovative students developed man-powered drills for needy areas throughout the world.

  • Fluid Dynamics

    Fluid Dynamics Applied to Brain Trauma

    Mechanical Engineering professor Scott Thomson worked with USU professor Tadd Truscott, a former BYU faculty, to provide new research on a phenomenon called cavitation. The research gathered is anticipated to contribute to brain trauma research.

  • Rocket Lifting Off

    Rising Rockets

    It was the hottest week of the summer, and America had closed its blinds and retreated into the shadows. Eleven members of the BYU Rocketry High Power Team, accompanied by Dr. David Fullwood, traveled to Las Cruces, NM.

September 2017