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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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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.


Two Mechanical Engineering majors named UAA Athletes of the Week

Mechanical Engineering majors Michael Lagieski and Nkiru Udenze were among six students selected as the University Athletic Association (UAA) Athletes of the Week for their respective sports, as announced by the UAA Nov. 10.


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

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