• Rosenbrock, Homer and Hart

    Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Eric Homer collaborates with Ph.D. student Conrad Rosenbrock and Physics professor Dr. Gus Hart to create a technique to produce a "dictionary" of the atomic building blocks found in metals, alloys, semiconductors and other materials.

  • Giant SuperSoaker

    Soak This In

    Mechanical engineering grad (and awesome uncle) Mark Rober puts his curiosity and skills to good use on YouTube, exploring scientific principles in the most amazing ways possible: building a ginormous supersoaker, filling a pool with 25 million Orbeez, or engineering an automatic-bullseye dartboard.

  • Mars Rover

    Cougars on Mars

    Competing with elite university teams from 13 countries, BYU student engineers recently returned from "Mars" (aka Hanksville, Utah) with a fourth place finish in the University Rover Challenge.

  • Colton Thomsotyun

    PhD Student Receives NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship

    Mechanical Engineering PhD student, Nathan Pehrson, receives the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF), receiving over $60,000 for the award.

  • Honored Alumni

    Annual Dinner, Honoring Distinguished Alumni

    Alumni Major General David A. Harris and Dr. Brady R. Davies were honored at the first annual distinguished alumni dinner for their notable accomplishments during their respective careers.

  • Supermileage in Detroit

    1,700 Miles to the Gallon

    BYU Mechanical Engineering students have created a road-ready vehicle that can travel 1,700 on a single gallon of gas! Find out more at BYU news.

August 2017