MEE News

October 2014

Dear colleagues,

It is my great pleasure and excitement to spread words that yesterday at 11:20 am, Texas High Education Coordinating Board unanimously approved the proposal to establish a Ph.D. program in Mechanical and Energy Engineering at University of North Texas.  Provost Burggren, Dean Tsatsoulis and I were at the Board meeting and witnessed this historical moment.

October 2014

The UNT chapter of the Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Society, Beta Eta, held ceremonies on Sept. 22, 2014, to dedicate its new monument at Discovery Park and to initiate new members into the chapter. For more information about the UNT chapter of the Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Society's ceremony, please see the following story here.


October 2014

Mechanical and Energy Engineering students and researchers in the Zero Energy Lab provided energy performance evaluation for the design of the Greek Life Center in order to achieve the LEED certification.  The $2.6 million facility, which is aiming for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, furnishes a place for Greeks who do not have fraternity or sorority houses to meet and work, gives Greek life alumni a welcoming site to visit and offers space for UNT organizations to reserve for meetings.

September 2014

From June 15-28, 2014, four UNT MEE students—Anirudh Nagasimha, Brittani Powers, Richard Roberts and Stephen Watts went to China with Dr.

September 2014

UNT MEE and the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Korea University (KU) have started an exchange program for undergraduate students from Fall 2014. The objective of this program is to provide global leaders at both institutions in today’s interconnected world.

August 2014

Company Turns to UNT Researchers to Study Harvesting Power of its new Wind Turbine

Watch the video here:

May 2014

Our undergraduate student, Colin Loeffler, has been selected by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to participate the 2014 Air Force Summer Scholar Program. During this 8-week internship program, Colin will work closely with scientists and engineers at Air Force Research Laboratory, Eglin AFB to develop advanced impact characterization facilities as well as to use these facilities to conduct experiments on materials of interests to the Air Force. Colin Loeffler is currently graduating from MEE undergraduate program and is admitted to our graduate program as Master’s student.