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August 1, 2022
Mechanical engineering Professor Ashlie Martini has been awarded the Monya Lane and Robert Bryant Presidential Chair in Excellence in Engineering. She is one of two women to be appointed to endowed chairs in the School of Engineering this year. Lane and Bryant, retired engineers from the Lawrence...
July 1, 2022
Distinguished Professor Emeritus Michael Modest has earned the 2021 Max Jakob Memorial Award, given by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in recognition of “eminent achievement of distinguished service in the area of heat...
June 27, 2022
Green energy solutions are critical to meet current and future power demands, and while solar and wind power are great, they are also site-specific and intermittent. That’s why researchers such as mechanical engineering Professor Po-Ya Abel Chuang and his Thermal and Electrochemical Energy...
June 24, 2022
Victor Oregon will attend UC Merced to study mechanical engineering this fall. A key factor in his decision to attend UC Merced was its proximity to his family and to Yosemite National Park. “I chose Merced for the financial aid that I am being awarded, and because of its unique location like no...
June 9, 2022
The biannual School of Engineering showcase event, Innovate to Grow (I2G), continued in-person and virtually this spring. The event highlighted innovative engineering design projects that were developed by undergraduates in partnership with 36 industry and nonprofit clients. The event began with a...
June 3, 2022
UC Merced is highlighting incoming first-year students for fall 2022 — a dynamic, diverse and accomplished cohort of new Bobcats. Edwin Casillas chose UC Merced for many reasons, he said. He likes the “little city” feel of the campus. He is drawn to the “friendly student environment.” And he loves...
May 4, 2022
Innovate to Grow (I2G), the biannual showcase of innovative engineering design projects developed in partnership with industry and nonprofit partners, continues in-person and virtually this spring 2022 semester. “We are excited to have everyone back in person to share in this amazing event,” said...
April 19, 2022
Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students Colin Cox and Daniel Miliate were named as Outstanding Students by the School of Engineering. Both were recognized by their department’s faculty for their academic excellence and notable contributions to the department and the school. Read more...
April 18, 2022
The May 1 deadline is fast approaching for students to apply for the San Joaquin Valley Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics Tools and Science (FACTS) bridge program, a paid summer research program funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and...
April 14, 2022
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has awarded a team of researchers from the University of California campuses at Merced, Berkeley and Davis a two-year grant to simulate urban air mobility in the San Francisco area, and to draft regulations for this highly complex form of...

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