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06/19/2020
MME students compete in Solar Decathlon
Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy holds a Solar Decathlon, challenging college students to design and create energy-efficient buildings powered by renewable energy. Through this, students gain unique training for the workforce and are simultaneously educated in multiple aspects of energy efficiency.
06/18/2020
Dr. Zhijiang (Justin) Ye and team publish research paper
This work illustrates a fundamental understanding of how mechanical stress affects the self-healing properties of polymers, and the potential for dynamic chemistry to be activated by mechanical forces.
06/11/2020
CPB student participates in Johns Hopkins Design Challenge
The team was one out of just seven winners from the dense pool of submissions, winning a monetary prize, as well as mentorship and support from Johns Hopkins.
06/08/2020
MME department crafts hands-free door openers
The process is fairly simple and starts with using high pressure to cut the copper on a water jet. Then, the cutouts are transferred to the milling machine to make the final cuts on the edges and make the metal smooth.
05/29/2020
ECE graduate degree undergoes title change
The new name, "Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering," has taken the place of "Master of Science in Computational Electrical and Computer Engineering." This alteration has come after several years of graduate-level course development and additions. 
05/27/2020
Graduate student places in Three Minute Thesis competition
The goal of 3MT® is simple: effectively present your research in a way that individuals outside of your discipline would understand, all in three minutes.
05/22/2020
Dr. Brian Kirkmeyer elected Program Chair Elect of WIED
ASEE is an organization that aims to grow and improve engineering and engineering technology education. Specifically, the WIED is a way for students, staff and faculty alike to promote females and inclusion in these fields.
05/19/2020
MME department produces face shields amid COVID-19 pandemic
The frames are made on a plastic injection molding machine. A mold is cut from metal, and molten plastic is then injected into the mold and cooled until solid.
05/08/2020
Dr. Lei Kerr loans machinery to local hospital
In March, the hospital began to reach out to the university, asking for any materials, like gloves, masks or lab coats, that could be donated. Following the outreach, Dr. Kerr and her colleagues began to think of ways they could help.