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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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Professor Ramesh Agarwal becomes the first person given the designation of "Guest Professor" at the university.


Integrating natural, man-made resources may lead to better materials

Srikanth Singamaneni, PhD, will study how the integration of natural and synthetic materials could improve technologies for the U.S. Airforce.


Genin receives highest academic honor from Chinese government

Guy Genin's award brings nearly US$1 million to enhance collaboration between Xi'an Jiaotong University and WashU.


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Kathy Flores
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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