Mars Rover
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Brigham Young University will be filling a faculty position during the coming year and is seeking outstanding faculty candidates who will challenge an exceptional student body and contribute to excellent research programs - details at yjobs.byu.edu.
Drone
BYU engineering professor Randy Beard believes there will be self-flying cars on the market in 10 years. You heard that right: self-flying, not self-driving. It may sound like science fiction to most of us, but not for those who research autonomous technology. “Autonomous vehicles are already everywhere — Roombas, self-driving Ubers, military drones,” said Beard, recent winner of BYU’s highest faculty honor, the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award. “There are many companies that have already developed working prototypes of self-flying cars. The drone revolution is upon us.”…
Iverson Teaser
The graduate seminar on Monday, October 22nd will be given by Brian D. Iverson, an Assistant Professor of BYU's own Mechanical Engineering Dept. It will be held at 4pm in 256 CB. Abstract: In performing research, providing context to your contribution is a critical part of communication.  We’ll be discussing literature reviews and literature searches as well as the first steps of writing.  We will aim to set you on a course to be successful at following the research in your field and establishing your position in it. Bio: Brian D. Iverson joined the faculty at Brigham Young University…