The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Brigham Young University will be filling multiple faculty positions during the coming year and is seeking outstanding faculty candidates who will challenge an exceptional student body and contribute to excellent research programs.
Andrew Orme, a BYU ME student who is fond of air and space sciences, was the perfect candidate for the $5,000 Muellner Undergraduate Scholarship from the AAIA. Andrew is a junior, and is currently working toward his BS in Mechanical Engineering.
Meet our newest faculty member: Dr. Troy Munro. Dr. Munro will be teaching ME EN 362, Engineering Measurements, and ME EN 250, Materials Science.
In April 2016, The Mechanical Engineering CAD Lab was awarded two $5,000 grants from Autodesk, a company that focuses on 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software. These grants will go towards two of the CAD-Lab's student driven projects: Multi-User Fusion and Virtual Reality (VR) Fusion 360.
An image from Dr. Jensen's recently published article made the front page of a well-known journal.
Dr. Mark Colton has accepted the offer of filling the professions teaching faculty position for the Mechanical Engineering Department, while Dr. Scott Thomson is returning to BYU's ME department from working at BYUI for two years.
The following ME students have been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship in 2016: Alex Jafek, Iggy Matheson, Kyle Brown, and Trevor Stephens.