Students Showcase Robots that Fly, Swim, Fetch, and Drive

Students in Prof. Louis Whitcomb's graduate-level Robot Systems Programming course showcase their knowledge with their end-of-year projects.

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Up Close & Personal: Evaluating the Mechanics of Cancerous Cells

Professor Yun Chen and her Lab of Mechanochemistry And Functional Imaging Applications are developing imaging methods to look at the anatomy of cancer cells and to measure their mechanical properties.

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Professor Rajat Mittal Speaks to The New Yorker about Flows in Relation to the Butterfly Stroke

Prof. Rajat Mittal speaks about the mechanics & physics of complex flows as they apply to the most challenging of swimming strokes, the butterfly.

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2016 Senior Design Day

Mechanical Engineering's annual exhibition gives students a chance to show off creative, practical solutions to real-world problems.

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Maneuvering the Terrain: Professor Chen Li Explores Relationship Between Biology and Robotics

Research in terradynamics used to develop mobile robots that can better move through cluttered areas.

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Prof. Rajat Mittal Studies Crickets’ Aerial Acrobatics in Hopes of Building Better Robots

Research hopes to help to pave the way for a new generation of small but skillful jumping robots.

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A Farewell to Andrea

We take a look back on Professor Andrea Prosperetti's 31-year career here at Johns Hopkins University and wish him well as he continues his academic journey at the University of Houston.

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Upcoming Events

Dec
7
Wed
1:30 pm Freshmen Experiences in ME Desig... @ Shriver Auditorium
Freshmen Experiences in ME Desig... @ Shriver Auditorium
Dec 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The annual Freshman Experiences in ME Design Competition will be held on Wednesday, Dec 7th, at 1:30pm in the Shriver Auditorium. Fifteen teams and 43 students will compete against each other to complete a challenge[...]
Dec
8
Thu
3:00 pm Mechanical Engineering Fall Semi... @ 210 Hodson Hall
Mechanical Engineering Fall Semi... @ 210 Hodson Hall
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mechanical Engineering Fall Seminar Series: Class 530.803 @ 210 Hodson Hall
“Computational Modeling and Simulation of Left Ventricular Thrombosis” Presented by Professor Andrew Lamperski, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota Stochastic dynamic systems model phenomena such as chemical reactions, stock prices, and mechanical[...]
Dec
9
Fri
3:00 pm Graduate Seminar in Fluid Mechan... @ 210 Hodson Hall
Graduate Seminar in Fluid Mechan... @ 210 Hodson Hall
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 p.m. Presentation “An Actuator Line Model Simulation with Optimal Body Force Distribution”  Presented by LUIS A. MARTINEZ-TOSSAS (Adviser: Prof. Meneveau) In this work we present how to obtain an optimal body force distribution to[...]
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