2014 August

ME undergraduate student awarded the Shaw Industries Achievement Scholarship

Congratulations to Daron Chandler, a junior in mechanical engineering, who was awarded the Shaw Industries Achievement Scholarship. 

August 26, 2014

Dr. Krishnan promoted to Associate Professor with tenure

Congratulations to Dr. Sundar Krishnan, who was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, effective Fall 2014.   Dr. Krishnan’s research is focused on experimental and computational investigations of advanced low temperature combustion concepts and renewable alternative fuels for improving fuel conversion efficiencies and power densities of future internal combustion (IC) engines, while simultaneously reducing pollutant…

August 12, 2014

Chevron supports Mechanical Engineering Program

Chevron is giving $450,000, distributed over three years, as part of a $1,080,000 gift to the college of engineering, to support the development of the Chevron Thermal-Fluids Laboratory – a new undergraduate lab for the ME department.  This laboratory will help future ME graduates and Co-op students be better prepared to tackle thermal/fluid processes and equipment encountered…

August 9, 2014

ME Department welcomes new faculty member

The mechanical engineering department  welcomes Yucheng Liu who will be joining the faculty ranks in fall 2014 as an associate professor.  Liu received his  doctoral degree  in mechanical engineering from the University of Louisville in 2005 and continued his post doctoral work at the same university until he joined the department of mechanical engineering at the…

August 8, 2014