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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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Engineering faculty to appear on National Geographic special

The one-hour documentary, called "Explorer: Eyes Wide Open" will be broadcast on cable providers nationwide.


Figure-skating engineering student Anne Shellum remains poised for success

Graduating mechanical engineering student Anne Shellum says WashU is 'a cool place to be an engineer.'


Pathak named BMES-CMBE Rising Star

Amit Pathak, PhD, named one of six Rising Stars by the BMES-CMBE.


Engineers to take a close look at how electrons flow between nanorods

With a grant from the Army Research Office, Parag Banerjee, PhD, and collaborators will study how electrons flow between dense groups of gold nanorods.


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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

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