Department Events

Colloquium: David M. Pierce
June 07, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Virtual Cartilage: Toward Translational Applications David M. Pierce, Ph.D. Associate Professor Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering & Mathematics University of Connecticut Osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating disease that afflicts nearly 20% of people in the US, costing more than $185.5 billion a…
Ph.D. Defense: AmirHessam Aminfar
June 05, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Bourns Hall A171
Application of Computer Vision to Transport Phenomena Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering University of California, Riverside, June 2019 Dr. Marko Princevac,, Chairperson From the large scale atmospheric turbulent motion to blood flow in microvessels, our daily lives are dependent on various scales…
M.S. Defense: Vashishtha Bhatt
June 03, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Winston Chung Hall 203
Simultaneous State and Parameter Estimation of Glucose Metabolism in Type 1 Diabetes subjects Master of Science, Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering University of California, Riverside, March 2019 Dr. Thomas Stahovich, Chairperson Approximately 1.5 million people live with type 1 diabetes in the US alone. The chronic…
Olivia Graeve
Colloquium: Olivia A. Graeve
May 31, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Bourns Hall A265
Morphologically controlled composites: emerging materials for extreme environments Olivia A. Graeve, Ph.D. Professor of Mechanics and Materials Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego This talk will present an overview of the microstructure and phase stability of hexaboride…

Department News

Ph.D. students Nami Davoodzadeh and David Halaney receive NSF Spirit of I-Corps Award
UC Riverside Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. students Nami Davoodzadeh and David Halaney, along with UCR Entrepreneur-in-Residence Steve Sharp, participated in the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program this Winter. This program simulates a business start-up environment, enabling teams to assess product-market fit through …
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Asst. Professor Richard Wilson is Awarded a 2019 NSF Career Award
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Asst. Professor Sinisa Coh is Awarded a 2019 NSF Career Award
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Congratulations to Ben Sommerkorn (2nd to right) who was invited to present his research at the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST)! Ben will be speaking about his research in the Biomedical Microdevice Laboratory at the California State Capitol.
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​I​n support of the Smithsonian Institute and Awesome Con, and in collaboration with the U.S. National Science Foundation, Prof. Suveen Mathaudhu ​recently ​organized three panels at the intersection of science, technology and pop culture. An example panel included the “Tech of the Batmobile” panel which reviewed then engineering and technological advancements of the iconic batmobile over time. . . . . . #california #research #meatucr #ucrhiglander #ucr #lifeatucr #collegelife#iamanengineer #stem #engineering#science #batman #batmobile
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Vicente Robles, a Ph.D. student in Dr. Aguilar’s lab, was awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship to support his research and goal of becoming a research professor. Vicente is currently developing an unconventional method of cooling technologies with optical cavitation bubbles. Vicente says, “I owe this accomplishment to my family, mentors and friends. Shout-out to the Robles family. Si se puede.” . . . . . . . #california #research #meatucr#ucrhiglander #ucr #lifeatucr #collegelife#iamanengineer #stem #engineering#science
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