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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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Agarwal receives Honorary Fellowship from Royal Aeronautical Society

Ramesh Agarwal will be given the award in recognition of his "outstanding leadership in aerospace education and research."


WashU-designed artificial antibodies on gold nanocages may lead to speedier detection of acute kidney injury

The incidence of acute kidney injury that requires dialysis has been on the rise in the United States since 2000.


Lake granted NIH funds to study elbow stiffness

"Ultimately, we expect these results to provide insight toward developing better prevention and treatment methods that directly target these tissues and bone in the elbow joint."


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.


Tenure-Track Faculty Opening - Fluid Mechanics or Thermal Sciences

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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Ramesh Agarwal
Ramesh Agarwal
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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
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