Mechanical and Energy Engineering

Mechanical and Energy Engineering Students Get 'Real-world' Experience With Design Improvement Project

Students from MEEN 4150 Senior Design are re-designing and improving a concrete breaking machine called an EZ Breaker.  The EZ Breaker is a construction machine that uses a hydraulic ram to break concrete, tile, or masonry up to 14 inches deep.  The project is sponsored by Stout International, LLC which contacted the University of North Texas (UNT) for assistance with the redesign activity.

Doctoral Students to Participate in Three Minute Thesis Competition

Md Salah Uddin, a Mechanical and Energy Engineering doctoral student, and Garima Bajwa, a Computer Science and Engineering doctoral student, will be among nine doctoral students to participate in the University of North Texas' first 3MT®, or Three Minute Thesis, competition, to be held on Nov. 21.

Showcase Highlights Undergraduate Engineering Research

Undergraduate researchers in the College of Engineering shared the knowledge and their research successes at the Showcase of Undergraduate Research in Engineering (SURE), held Nov. 6 at Discovery Park.

Rep. Burgess Hosts 2015 Energy Summit at the University of North Texas

The University of North Texas (UNT) welcomed visitors and guest speakers to the Annual Energy Summit and Fair, hosted by U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess (standing in above photo) on Saturday, July 11.

The event, held at Discovery Park, was free and open to the public. Displays and industry expert speakers highlighted ideas and methods to save on home and transportation energy costs as well as energy efficiency research at UNT.

UNT Researchers Conduct Advanced Technologies in Construction Workshop in China

Making UNT a Top Choice for Top Students

Houston native and National Merit Finalist Spencer Taylor chose UNT over colleges like the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas at Dallas because he could study mechanical and energy engineering with internationally recognized researchers and the cello with world-class musicians.

Researcher from Argonne National Laboratory Joins Mechanical and Energy Engineering faculty

Dr. Weihuan Zhao joins the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering faculty as an Assistant Professor this Fall. Zhao, who received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University in 2013., previously worked as a postdoctoral appointee in the Energy Systems Division in Argonne National Laboratory.

Professor named Society of Women Engineers Distinguished Engineering Educator

Dr. Nandika D'Souza, Regents Professor of Mechanical and Energy Engineering and College of Engineering associate dean of undergraduate studies, has been named the 2015 Society of Women Engineers Distinguished Engineering Educator. The award is presented to educators who make significant contributions to the engineering field.

Mechanical and Energy Engineering Students Travel to China for Study-Abroad Class

Six Mechanical and Energy Engineering (MEE) students, Jalyn Nickerson, Sara Peña, Billy Davis, Lex Schindler, John Mora, and Troy Eakins, participated in a two-week field trip to China this summer to learn more about green buildings and renewable energy. 

Student Team Participates in Global Design Competition in Sweden

A team of UNT Mechanical and Energy Engineering students were selected as one of the top three winners from the North American Region (USA and Canada) in the 2015 International Student Safety Technology Design Competition.

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