Scott Kelly recently took time to answer questions from space via Tumblr.
Deparment of Mechanical Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering News
Scott Kelly got in on some Tonight Show fun and became a Twitter sensation over the weekend.
Smithsonian, the official magazine of the Smithsonian Institution, recently had a prominent spot for UT’s SynDaver “Mabeline” in its story on the rising use of artificial cadavers at medical schools. Unlike most places, Mabeline—so named because of her housing in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering, or MABE—is used in engineering classes.
UT’s Center for Transportation Research has selected three faculty members from the College of Engineering, one from the Department of Economics and one from the Haslam College of Business as part of its 2015 Fellows class.
UT’s EcoCAR 3 team got a welcome boost from a familiar place recently, as officials from the DENSO North America Foundation and DENSO Manufacturing came to campus to tour the team’s facilities and present a check for $45,000.
UT mechanical engineering student Nathan Powell is just one of twelve engineering students nationwide competing to be an intern on a Formula One race team.
UT alumnus Barry Wilmore gained world fame after spending six months on the International Space Station and continues to be a local favorite now that he’s returned.
The role of UT’s College of Engineering as a leader in advanced materials research got yet another boost recently as Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, or LIFT, officially opened its headquarters.
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that are making a difference in their world and the world around them. UT senior John Utley is studying mechanical engineering. He’s on the EcoCAR 2 team, working to improve fuel efficiency and reduce harmful emissions through advance vehicle technologies.