• 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. See what it took for BYU to get a perfect score on the science 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.

  • 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! Click to read more.

  • Origami and NASA Technology

    Origami Revolutionizes NASA Technology

    NASA technologist, Vivek Dwivedi, teams up with BYU researchers, Brian Iverson, Matthew Jones and doctoral student Rydge Mulford to develop a more advanced radiator. 

  • Dr. Johnson of the ME Department

    Training Computers, Helping Humans

    Computer science’s Ryan Farrell and David Wingate and mechanical engineering’s Oliver Johnson are all exploring the intersections of human and computer learning, hoping to expand the frontiers of both.

July 2017


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