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The Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science (MEMS) awards the B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering. New materials - nano-structured, multi-functional, energy-harvesting, light, strong, and environmentally sustainable - will play a significant role in addressing the most pressing challenges of the 21st century.

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MEMS doctoral student awarded travel grant

Sriya Banerjee, a doctoral student working with Assistant Professor Parag Banerjee, was awarded a competitive travel grant.

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Engineering student team wins national design competition for zinc patch

For the third straight year, a team from Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science has won the Engineering World Health’s Design Competition for its device to improve health care in the developing world.

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Meacham to investigate acoustic manipulation of biological cells under NIH SBIR award

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) award the grant for Meacham's project titled, "MIST System for Simultaneous Parallel Intracellular Delivery & Transfection."

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Mechanical engineering majors compete for Discovery Competition prize

Mechanical engineering students shine at the 2014 Discovery Competition.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Opening - Materials Science & Engineering

Successful applicants must have an established record of excellence in their area of specialization and be qualified to teach core materials science and engineering courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally-funded research program, publish in peer-reviewed journals, mentor graduate students, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in department and University service.

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Mark Jakiela
Mark Jakiela
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Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Jolley Hall, CB 1185, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO, USA 63130
Phone: (314) 935-6047, Fax: (314) 935-4014