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18 BSME's were awarded during commencement ceremony at Qwest Field on June 15, 2008.
This summer, two ME students are studying abroad at Kogakuin University in Tokyo, Japan. ME students are also doing undergraduate research at NSF REU sites in Virginia Tech, Washington State University, and abroad in Germany. Besides companies like Boeing and Kenworth, our students enjoy diverse internship opportunities from wind-energy consulting in Seattle, WA (Global Energy Concepts), to designing toys in Los Angeles, CA (Mattel), to "imagineering" in Orlando, FL (Walt Disney).
We congratulate Erika Tyler on her 2008 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRF). This is the 3rd consecutive NSF-GRF our students have won, along with Dan Strickland 2006 and John Ulmen 2007 (and proud we are of all of them). We are pleased that SU mechanical engineering students are being recognized by this highly competitive award.
Seattle University's Winrobo team took 1st Place in 2008 ASME Student Design Competition in District D (covering 8 Western States and 4 Canadian Provinces & Territories). The "Dragon Fly," an autonomous window washing robot, designed by 4 mechanical engineering students bested fellow competitors in the ASME Student Professional Development Conference (SPDC) held in Tacoma, Washington on March 28-29, 2008. The team will travel to Boston in November during IMECE08 to take on winners from other Districts. (Districts A-F: North America, G: Asia & Australia, H: Europe, I: Central & South America, and J: Middle East & Africa)
As a senior design project, students developed a photo-bioreactor that maximizes the growth rate of algae for use in biodiesel production (sponsored by Bioalgene).
Watch KIRO TV News story on the SU project.
The 2008 ASME Human-Powered Vehicle entry, Leonard G. Hawkenheimer (the 5th generation Hawkenheimers), took 1st Place Overall and 1st Place in Design in the Utility Class competition in the ASME Human-Powered Vehicle Challenge West held in Reno, Nevada on April 18-20, 2008.
MEGR department is hiring a tenure track faculty position for fall 2015. Read job announcement.
Sneak peak great photos commemorating 2014 Projects Day.
MEGR students and faculty enjoy BBQ to celebrate the end of the academic year. See photos.
Dr. Frank Shih was recognized with the 2014 Spirit of Community Faculty Award. Read more.
Congratulations to Sean Blechschmidt, '14, for winning best presentation and best content at Western Regional ASME Competition. Read more and see photo.
MEGR Clare Boothe Luce Scholar Marie Pahlmeyer, '14, was recognized with an Outstanding Presentation Award at the American Physical Society March 2014 Meeting in Denver, Colorado, where she presented her undergraduate research. Read the abstract.
MEGR and ECEGR are hiring a Director of Systems Engineering for fall 2014. Read job announcement.
Dr. Greg Mason is the newly appointed PACCAR Professor of Mechanical Engineering for through 2015. The funding will support undergraduate research involving the design and creation of new laser-based instrumentation.
Six MEGR students win 2013-2014 Bannan Scholarships. See photo.
National Science Foundation awards $171,306 grant to support "Facilitating Problem-Based Learning with an Inverted Classroom". Read more.
MEGR Adam Frank, '14, attended the 2013 Introduction to Design Thinking workshop at the Frye Art Museum.
MEGR Students Jamie Li, '14, and Marie Pahlmeyer, '14, Received Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships for Undergraduate Research. Read more.
Professor Christopher Stipe in collaboration with Chemistry Professor Ryan McLaughlin receive $199,000 Grant from the Murdock Charitable Trust to build a new laser spectroscopy laboratory for student training and undergraduate research.
Dr. Teodora Shuman and Dr. Greg Mason present "Novel Approach to Teaching Thermodynamics Labs" at the 2013 ASEE Conference Main Plenary II. See photo.
Graduating Senior Laura Bower, '13, Receives Prestigious 2013 Provost's Award. Read more.
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