MEE News

March 2014

MEE Celebrates in the Staff Appreciation Week! Faculty thank MEE staff for their valuable contributions these years (with cards, cake and lots of laughter)!

February 2014
Students touring Bi-Pedal Robotics Lab at TAMU

Holly Gage, Michael Stoddard and Chris Vorgert returned from the Pi Tau Sigma Convention in College Station, Texas Feb 21-23, 2014. As they write “Friday evening at the convention, there were three group sessions about running the convention, organization practices, and information on A&M graduate school. On Saturday morning, we were inducted into Pi Tau Sigma during the breakfast assembly. Later we attended the Plenary session to vote for the officers and budget updates.

February 2014

The 2013-2014 MEE/TIDA Scholarship was awarded to Lindsey Smith! Lindsey is a TWU/UNT dual degrees student majoring in MEE. She is among the first batch of students who enroll in this program and demonstrate excellent academic achievements towards the completion of the dual degrees. Congratulations to Lindsey!

Read more at : http://engineering.unt.edu/lindsey-smith-awarded-tidamee-scholarship

 

February 2014

The MEE Department is pleased to offer a new Grad Track program.  Grad Track option is a BS/MS accelerated program for MEE undergraduate students, the student can take a maximum of nine (9) credit hours of graduate courses while the student is completing the BS degree. These credits will be counted towards both the BS and MS degrees. Thus, the students have the opportunity to complete both BS and MS degrees in five years. Please see MEE advisors for more details on eligibility, requirements and application process.

February 2014

Undergraduate and graduate students, Society of Petroleum
Engineering students and members from the Denton Community got a perspective on "Hydraulic fracturing – Taking Away the Mysteries and the Myths" by Pat Handren, Denbury Resources on January 31, 2014.

February 2014

Undergraduates and graduate students learned about using
coconut fibers for engineered products from Walter Bradley, Emeritus Professor
and former Chairman of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He
outlined the functional properties of fibers and ways engineering can impact
the livelihood in many countries around the world to produce change.

December 2013

Dr. Mark Wasikowski and students in MEEN 4120 Aerospace Fundamentals are having a field day to practice their model airplanes.  A scaled pilot is standing by (on the shoulder) waiting for his turn.

Planes

Planes

November 2013

University of North Texas Engineering Professor Yong Tao has received a prestigious National Science Foundation grant to identify gaps in sustainability knowledge and better understand human behavior related to sustainability.

Read more about it at either one of these links! 

November 2013

Congratulations to Karen Lindsey Smith! She has been
selected as a recipient of the TIDA Departmental Scholarship under the
Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering program for the 2013-2014
academic year.