MEE News

May 2014

Our graduate student, Ms. Ying Qiu, has won the 4 place at the American Society for Metals (ASM) Student Symposium held at UT Arlington last week. Ying is currently a Ph.D candidate under MEE-MTSE track co-advised by Dr. Xu Nie and Dr. Marcus Young in MTSE department.

 

March 2014

The Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering received from Bill Diecks, the renamed South Texas Section Society of Plastics Engineering $25000 scholarship. The scholarship will henceforth be named in memory of Don Whitenhafer. Don Whitenhafer was instrumental in educating a large population of professionals on vinyl plastics. One of them was MEE’s Nandika Anne D’Souza who received her international dissertation award from him.

March 2014

On its website, KXAS-TV Dallas (TX)  Dallas (3/26, Scott) reports officials in the University of North Texas’s College of Engineering held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the PACCAR Technology Institute Labs on Tuesday.

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.