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ME in the News

SAVE THE DATE! Mechanical Engineering will hold a department graduation ceremony for spring 2014 on Friday, May 16 at 3 p.m. in 2-470 Phillips-Wangensteen Building.

Three ME students were recently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship: senior Daniel Boman (advised by Jane Davidson), Ph.D. student Hallie Boyer (advised by Cari Dutcher), and doctoral student Ruben D'Sa (advised by Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos). Ryan Madson and Alexander Yudell received honorable mentions.

PhD student Shawn Wilhelm was featured on the Business @ the U of M blog. He designed a highly effecient hydraulic pump and took a STARTUP course to learn how to develop a marketable product.

Undergraduate student Samantha Ehrenberg, '14, was featured in an article and video by Giving to the U of M.

Professor Ernst Eckert's mysterious safe was cracked open on March 27.

Xiaojia "XJ" Wang joined the department as a Benjamin Mayhugh Assistant Professor. Professor Wang adds expertise in energy transport and conversion at small spatial and temporal scales.

Professors Susan Mantell and Jane Davidson did research for a specialized roofing panel that is registered under the University's Try and Buy Program, a part of Minnesota Innovation Partnerships, which helps existing University technologies get more exposure.

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