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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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Doctoral students to study biology, mechanics connection under NIH grant

Four doctoral students will have the opportunity to take a closer look at the intersection of mechanics and biology under a new five-year grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.

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Agarwal to study turbulence modeling with NASA grant

Ramesh Agarwal, PhD, is among a group of collaborators in Missouri that received a $750,000 grant from the National Aeronautic and Space Administration to study turbulence modeling.

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Genin featured in ASME video

Guy Genin, PhD, professor of mechanical engineering, speaks to the Association of Mechanical Engineering about bioengineering.

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Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science welcomes new professor

Mark Meacham, PhD, assistant professor, begins July 1, 2014.

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Agarwal, Zhang publish book on geological carbon storage

Ramesh Agarwal, PhD, the William Palm Professor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, and alumnus Zheming Zhang, PhD, have published a book.

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Genin named Global Scholars Fellow at Tsinghua University

Guy Genin, PhD, has been named a 2014 Global Scholars Fellow at Tsinghua University in Beijing. The award will allow Genin to conduct research with Changqing Chen, PhD, at Tsinghua’s Institute for Solid Mechanics.

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

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