Tag: mechanical engineering

Energy-recycling steps eyed for post-surgical recovery, aging in place

Posted by on July 12, 2017

A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher wants to make walking up and down stairs easier through the creation of a device that recycles the energy we use to climb and descend. Yun Seong Song, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, built the spring-loaded stairs as a postdoctoral researcher […]

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George Holmes: A future in control

Posted by on May 23, 2017

As a high school senior, George Leno Holmes Jr. saw two clear paths for life after graduation. “I was either going to join the Air Force or become a mechanic,” he says.

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Researchers develop ways to improve machining, milling processes

Posted by on January 18, 2017

Fixing flaws introduced during the machining of large components used in the aircraft and heavy equipment industries can be time-consuming for manufacturers – and costly if they must scrap the flawed parts after they’ve been fabricated. A new approach developed by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology is helping manufacturers eliminate those flaws […]

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Additive manufacturing: A new twist for stretchable electronics?

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Electronic components that can be elongated or twisted – known as “stretchable” electronics – could soon be used to power electronic gadgets, the onboard systems of vehicles, medical devices and other products. And a 3-D printing-like approach to manufacturing may help make stretchable electronics more prevalent, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Built for speed

Posted by on September 20, 2016

Most high school guidance counselors encourage prospective college students to apply to as many as eight schools – from dream destinations to likely matches to safe selections where the odds of acceptance are sky-high.

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Riggins receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education

Posted by on April 23, 2015

Dr. David Riggins, Curators’ Teaching Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has won the 2015 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education.

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Missouri S&T final features couch racing

Posted by on December 18, 2014

A group of mechanical engineering students at Missouri University of Science and Technology raced couches across the Missouri S&T campus mall as part of their final exam.

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Missouri S&T to host Private Pilot Ground School this fall

Posted by on August 22, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s department of mechanical and aerospace engineering is sponsoring a Private Pilot Ground School this fall through Missouri S&T’s distance and continuing education program.

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New forum to share control systems research, best practices

Posted by on April 6, 2014

Starting in April, a new online forum designed to connect researchers and students interested in control systems – the automated, computerized control of machines and other systems — will launch online through an effort by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Private Pilot Ground School to be held this fall at S&T

Posted by on September 10, 2013

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s department of mechanical and aerospace engineering is sponsoring a Private Pilot Ground School this fall through Missouri S&T’s distance and continuing education program.

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