Polymer processing, particulate material processing, thin film processing, finite element modeling of, and mathematical techniques for optimizing the design of functionally graded and multifunctional materials; processing of nanocomposites, smart materials, and biologically inspired heterogeneous structures.
The "smart bra" is a low-cost wearable device that could conceivably detect breast cancer early enough for treatment.
Professor brings exceptional experience to his new role.
Ph.D. student Lena Johnson is working on Robo Raven, a bird-inspired unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
The REU was led by Hugh Bruck and Sarah Bergbreiter, along with Clark School faculty and graduate student mentors.
UMD Energy Innovation Technologies dominate
Cooperative agreement between UMD and NAWCAD helps support research projects in Mechanical Engineering.
Applications now being accepted for summer 2017 bioinspired robotics Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.
Professor Hugh Bruck
named one of six Distinguished Scholar-Teachers for the 2016-2017 school year.
Professors Bruck and Herrmann nominated as AGEP PROMISE Outstanding Faculty Mentors.
Robo Raven V has propellers, can carry more weight, and sports a grip-and-release claw.
The U.S. Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) funds two UMD teams to improve power plant cooling efficiency.
DeWALT delivers over $11,500 in tools to the Department of Mechanical Engineering
Associate Dean William Fourney and Professor Emeritus R. J. Sanford receive awards at annual SEM meeting.
Department of Mechanical Engineering Professor Hugh Bruck named SEM Fellow.
Epitaxial control of nanostructure formation in Pd films during hydrogenation may lead to breakthroughs for materials used in renewable energy applications.
Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Jin-Oh Hahn receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program award.
Segment explores the domestic use of micro air vehicles.
features cartoon depiction of the MAV.
Multifunctional wings will help robotic birds fly longer, farther and more independently.
Herzberger, Scammel, and Saurbrunn receive NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships.
National Robotics Initiative grant will develop a robotic 'nervous system.'
Nine projects range from wings for MAVs to vision sensors for small robots to small grasping hands.
Associate dean and Keystone professor to be honored with Society for Experimental Mechanics award.
Research team demonstrates breakthrough MAV technology
Robotic bird's independently controllable wings makes more realistic flight maneuvers possible.
He will work with Hugh Bruck on determining the real contact area for materials.
Sandip Haldar and Haijun Liu won the grants based on research projects.
Ten undergrads from around the country give talks on their summer projects.
Ph.D. student will present research at CA conference in June.
Students will develop interdisciplinary research projects in 10-week program.
Department revitalizes regional conference on hiatus since the 1990s.
Doctoral students recognized for potential to contribute as engineering educators.
ME Professor and Director of Graduate Studies hopes to strengthen connections between graduate and undergraduate education.
Clark School engineers work with Stratasys to utilize fused deposition modeling technology in new application.
Zheng Jia, ME Ph.D. student in Prof. Teng Li's group, recently received the Haythornthwaite Travel Award from ASME.
Research on MAV flapping-wing drive mechanism is cited at Mechanism and Robotics Conference.
ME professor recognized for scholarly contributions.
ME professor to head graduate studies effective July 1.
Dr. Bruck has been elevated to the status of Fellow within the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Program funds and institute journal supports nanotech and bio-inspired design curriculum.
Mechanical engineering honor society awards outstanding educators of the year.
MSE, ME faculty and staff develop new lessons, teaching lab.
Arun Kota's research develops improved polymer-carbon nanotube composites.
ME Faculty alumni making the spotlight.
Associate Professor of ME Hugh Bruck recently received the 2006 A.J. Durelli Award by the Society for Experimental Mechanics.
ASME Nano Training Bootcamp held July 12-15.
Associate Professor Hugh A. Bruck was granted a Fulbright Scholar award in the 2005-2006 academic year.
Nearly $700K of that amount was awarded to ME faculty MIPS projects, detailed below.
The main focus of the meeting is to explore possibilities of US-India collaboration in research.
Numerous outstanding faculty awards and accomplishments in the Department of ME announced.
ME department welcomes Dr. Yasser Shabana as a Fullbright Scholar for the remainder of 2004.
The students were hosted by Assoc. Prof. Jeffrey Herrmann and were welcomed by Department Chairman Avram Bar-Cohen.
Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Hugh Bruck was recently appointed as an Associate Technical Editor for the journal Experimental Mechanics.