MEE News

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 12:31pm
The Mechanical and Energy Engineering Bike Helmet team has been 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. As a result, the team has been invited to the final global competition in Sweden in June 2015!  The team consists of MEE students Travis Beamon, Holly Gage, Celena Lipscomb, Leannah Nichols, and faculty advisor Dr. Xun Yu.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:58pm
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.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 (All day)
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. 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 (All day)
The MEEN 1000 Solar Car Race Champions were announced during class.  And the winners are.... 1st Place:  Shuai Ju, Hanyue Jiang, Tyler Chidester and Chad Jones   2nd Place:  Michael Green, Juan Rojas and Viviana Guerrero   3rd Place:  Zachary Hair, Aaron Fisher and Christian Gilbreth
Thursday, November 20, 2014 (All day)
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.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 (All day)
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.
Monday, October 20, 2014 (All day)
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.  
Friday, October 17, 2014 (All day)
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.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 (All day)
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.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (All day)
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.