MEE News

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 8:29am
Watch the Mechanical and Energy Engineering students making news for their participation in a SpaceX project here. And MEE students are: Jonathan Thibodeaux MEEN Cassidi Mercereau MEEN Mohammed Aljoaib MEEN Jessica Hampton MEEN Hannah Wilcox MEEN Robert Myers MEEN Dakota Bower MEEN Ian Morrow MEEN Other engineering students who are part of the team include:
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 9:07am
The largest Fall graduating class from MEE BS program celebrates with faculty on the commencement day, December 11, 2015.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 2:32pm
Sponsored by NASA and administered by the Texas Space Grant Consortium, since Fall 2002. The TSGC Design Challenge is a unique academic experience offering undergraduate students an opportunity to propose, design and fabricate a solution to a topic of importance to NASA and its mission.  Also as a senior design project, advised by Dr. Horne, the team successfully demonstrated a prototype that allows harvesting of carbon dioxide from air in a manned spacecraft by utilizing cryogenic fluid. The awards included:
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 1:44pm
Entrepreneur and UNT alumnus Mr. Charn Uswachoke paid a special visit to Zero Energy Laboratory (Z0E Lab) in Thursday, December 3, 2015, and met Dr. Yong Tao and MEE graduate students. Dr. Fu, Chair of Electrical Engineering department was also present.
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:41pm
See more pictures from this event here.
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 2:15pm
Dr. Zhao is a new assistant professor joining the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at University of North Texas. Before, she was working as a postdoctoral appointee in the Energy Systems Division at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois for two years. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at Lehigh University.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 3:35pm
A diverse group of six MEE students are in China learning green buildings and renewable energy at Tongji University, American House in Beijing. On a weekend day, they were on the Great Wall showing their UNT pride.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 1:23pm
Congratulations to MEEN Outstanding Student Award recipients!  A ceremony was held at the Mechanical and Energy Engineering department prior to Commencement on Friday, May 15, 2015 to honor those students who were chosen as outstanding in the following categores: Outstanding Undergraduate Student: Richard Roberts and Chris Vorgert Outstanding Graduate Student: Ramesh Shrestha and Jiwon Mun Outstanding Teaching Assistant: MD Sallah Uddin  
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 8:45am
Design Team AD ASTRA placed 2nd top overall team at the NASA Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge for their design project, Novel Air Revitalization Approach. Team AD ASTRARudy Nagasimha (Team Leader) Andrew Carr Jordan Essman Lawson Faris Sarah Hagerman Ahmad Shabbar Faculty Advisor is Dr. Kyle Horne, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Energy Engineering Mentored by Joe Chambliss, NASA JSC
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 3:10pm
Dr. Xun Yu, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a distinction awarded to ASME members who made significant engineering research and education achievements. Dr. Yu is recognized for his contributions in the areas of nanotechnology based smart materials & smart structures including self-sensing composites and concrete, transparent thin film sensors and actuators, and the control of those dynamical systems.