ME NEWS - 2010

ME NEWS - 2010

Lisa Pruitt and students examine faulty hip and knee implants to improve design.




December 13, 2010

Ömer Savaş receives U.S. Geological Survey Director's Award for his contribution to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response and exemplary service to the nation


December 2, 2010

ME senior Maha Haji's project, Interaction of Wave Energy Devices and the Environment: Biofouling Concerns and Mooring Systems, wins best poster award at SACNAS conference


October 7, 2010

Mechanical Engineering shares #1 ranking by National Research Council in 2010


October 6, 2010

Roberto Horowitz receives 2010 DSCD Henry M. Paynter Outstanding Research Award


September 14, 2010

ME sophomore Spencer Wong leads team to second place at the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest


September 13, 2010

Success Through Failure, a memorial symposium honoring Professor Iain Finnie's life and many technical accomplishments, September 24 through September 26


September 7, 2010

Alice Agogino's ME110 Students Make Surfing Greener


August 26, 2010

Ronald Yeung and Co-Workers Win ASME/OMAE Ocean-Renewable-Energy Best Paper Award


August 25, 2010

David Steigmann elected Chair of the Society for Natural Philosophy and Fellow of the Society of Engineering Science


August 23, 2010

Dave Dornfeld awarded the ASME William T. Ennor Award


August 13, 2010

Xiang Zhang's group develops Nano Optical Motor


August 9, 2010

Dave Dornfeld appointed Chair of Mechanical Engineering


July 23, 2010

Boris Rubinsky's work on the NanoKnife


July 21, 2010

Emeritus Professor Franklin Charles Hurlbut dies at age 90




July 6, 2010

Liwei Lin and team talk about the future of clothes


June 30, 2010

Lisa Pruitt and graduate students Eli Patten and Sara Atwood receive 2010 ASEE Best Paper Award


June 29, 2010

Ronald Yeung conferred honorary professorship at Harbin Engineering University


June 23, 2010

ME PhD Student Celeste Roschuni reports on 2010 AIDS LifeCycle


June 8, 2010

Tony Keaveny is the Winner of 2010 Van C Mow Medal


June 7, 2010

Van P. Carey is 2010 HP Innovation Research Program Award Winner


June 4, 2010

Acting Chair David Dornfeld has announced the appointment of Van Carey to the A. Richard Newton Chair in Engineering and Carlos Fernandez-Pello to the Almy C. Maynard and Agnes Offield Maynard Endowed Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering


June 2, 2010

James Casey named 2010 Pi Tau Sigma Professor


June 2, 2010

ME Grad Jason Valentine wins prestigious MRS Gold Graduate Student Award

June 2, 2010

Ömer Savaş and Flow Rate Group Provide Preliminary Best Estimate Of Oil Flowing from BP Oil Well


May 27, 2010

Albert P. Pisano appointed to lead Operational Excellence Program Office


Daily Cal article on Pisano's appointment
(June 1, 2010)


May 27, 2010

LA Times features article on nanotechnology work done in Liwei Lin's lab


May 20, 2010

David B. Bogy awarded Berkeley Citation


May 18, 2010

Explosi-Divas is competing as finalists in the Staples Global EcoEasy Challenge
Update: Explosi-Divas shares First Prize!


April 21, 2010

Professor Liwei Lin's research on nanogenerators featured on KRON4 News and in Science Magazine


April 8, 2010

Work by Alice Agogino's students, Kimberly Lau and Maha Haji, is profiled in the current issue of Innovations


April 8, 2010

David A. Dornfeld elected Fellow of the School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo, Japan


March 8, 2010

Costas Grigoropoulos awarded continuation funding of DARPA grant


March 1, 2010

Albert P. Pisano named Columbia University 2009 Egleston Medalist for Distinguished Engineering Achievement


February 25, 2010

Professor Emeritus Erich G. Thomsen has died at 103




February 22, 2010

Zhang Xiang elected to National Academy of Engineering




February 17, 2010

New fiber nanogenerators could lead to electric clothing says Liwei Lin




February 12, 2010

ME 102, Hami Kazerooni's Mechatronics class, is featured in Berkeley Innovations




February 5, 2010

George Johnson has been named 2009 recipient of the Leon Henkin Citation




February 4, 2010

Professor Lydia Sohn's research on limb and organ regeneration has been awarded a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation




January 27, 2010

ME PhD student Jessica Vechakul one of three Berkeley students stranded in Haiti




January 15, 2010

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