MacGyver meets science fiction
Move over captains, mercenaries and cyborgs, the hero of this science fiction novel is an engineer inspired by alumnus Darran Handshaw's own experience in research and development.
SB Park to receive Excellence in Mechanics Award
The award is from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in the Electronics and Photonics Packaging Division.
Avoiding coffee rings in inkjet printing
Have you ever looked closely at the ring your coffee mug leaves behind? Inkjet printer create a similar effect.
Mir Jalil Razavi: New mechanical engineering faculty member
Razavi hopes to eventually establish a Brain Research Center to better understand brain functionality and disorders.
Collecting energy from impact and vibration
Researchers are working on systems that will allow energy harvesters to generate electricity from the mechanical vibrations of a wide range of sources.
Engineer creates new design for ultra-thin capacitive sensors
It hasn't previously been feasible to use capacitive sensing on extremely flexible, thin materials because they've needed to resist electrostatic forces that can either damage them or impede their movement.
Increasing actuator range of motion
Research from Binghamton University has reconfigured micro-actuators to create sensors with 10 times the range of motion.