From age 13, Alden Yellowhorse wanted to be an engineer. After transferring to BYU for his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, going on to get a Ph.D. was not his expectation. However, the decision to get his Ph.D. has opened doors for a fanatastic research opportunity with NASA.
Seven intrepid cougar rocketeers lifted the silver trophy at the Spaceport America Cup this week, after a flawless flight to nearly 10,000 feet of their carbon fiber wonder – Wasatch I.
On June 16th, BYU's AUVSI team joined competitors in Maryland for the SUAS (Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems) 2018 competition. The competition is held at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station (NAS) Webster Field in St.
Dr. John Salmon and some students of the BESD lab: Carsten Christensen, Landon Willey, and Derek Vasquez won the best student paper award at the IEEE Systems Conference in April. The conference took place Vancouver, Canada where Dr. Salmon and Landon Willey were able to attend. We are so proud of our Mechanical Engineering students! Good job!
"Go Forth and Serve" is one of the main mantras for those who gain an education here at Brigham Young University. BYU magazine chose to create an article on all the ways that BYU alumni from all over the nation are fulfilling that goal. New Mexico's feature is that of our alum Thomas A Mason, who graduated from the Mechanical Engineering department in 1989.
Before recently marrying into the British Royal Family, Meghan Markle dabbled in many activities worldwide. In 2018, Time's listed her as one of the "100 Most Influential People".