Three Mechanical Engineering students, Kate Rogers (senior), Reid Walker (senior) and Hao Wu (Ph.D. student) were honored by Dean Sharon Wood recently for their service to the university and the community, their exemplary work and leadership. Walker received the Marvin Wright Engineering Athlete award. http://www.me.utexas.edu/news/2014/0214_student-leadership-awards.php
UT Austin Selected as Partner to Lead White House Initiative to Advance Digital Manufacturing and Design ME professors Joe Beaman and Steve Nichols will direct the Digital Lab Efforts at UT Austin, with numerous others contributing to the effort.
Two Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. students of Chair Jayathi Murthy, Prabhakar Marepalli and Columbia Mishra, have been selected as finalists for the highly selective $100,000 United States Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF).