MEE News

Apr 15 2015

MEE Graduate student, Hua Yang, will defend her thesis Study of Mechanical Performance of Stent Implants Using Theoretical & Numerical Approach on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 1:30-2:30pm in Room F101A.  Ms. Yang's thesis advisor is Aleksandra Fortier, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Energy Engineering.

Apr 13 2015

Dr. Nandika D'Souza, a Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, has been named a UNT Regents Professor, a designation for faculty at the rank of professor who have performed outstanding teaching, research and service to the profession, and who have achieved a high level of national and international recognition. D’Souza is an Associate Chair for Research and Graduate Affairs.

Apr 1 2015

Senior Design Day

04/24/2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

MEE students will present their capstone undergraduate design projects at Senior Design Day on April 24, 2015.  View a list of MEE Senior Design projects and view the MEE Senior Design page.

Jan 22 2015

Alyssa Sylvester, a Senior at University of North Texas majoring in Mathematics and Mechanical and Energy Engineering with a minor in Physics and a certificate in Computational Science, was selected, with 7 other students from all over the country, for a NASA Aeronautics Spring 2015 Academy at the Langley Research Center (LaRC) in Hampton, Virginia for a 16 week interdisciplinary program. 

Nov 20 2014

Dr. Nandika Anne D’Souza worked with Dallas Society of Women Engineers members Jennifer Vilbig of Vilbig and Associates and Jennifer Blount of Jacobs- Global Buildings to develop an interactive building exhibit for the Perot Museum to highlight energy efficient structural, material and design choices that make a building sustainable. The project developed from Perot hosting   SWE Region C attendees for a tour during the 2013   conference.

Nov 11 2014

October 2014

By: UNT College of Engineering

The College of Engineering now offers a Ph.D. in mechanical and energy engineering, the first degree of its kind in Texas and one of the only doctoral programs specializing in energy applications in the field of Mechanical Engineering in the United States. The degree program's first students will begin in Spring 2015.

Oct 20 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.

 

Oct 17 2014

MEE Discovery of Engineering class hosted Dr. Mathew Pelletier and Dr. Greg Holt, USDA to talk about sensors and automation for agriculatural exploration and mushroom based acoustic tiles.

Oct 16 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.

Oct 1 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.