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    Our department continues to be a catalyst in transformation of our students. We provide knowledge through education for leadership in industry, business, academia, government and for the establishment of international recognition. We are forerunners in energy, mechanics, materials, aerospace, and biomedical research. Our research and education in parallel strengthens and enhances our undergraduate program. The enrollments in mechanical engineering has doubled since 2010. We are currently the largest program in the college.

    Recent News: 

    Austin Downey (PI) and Jason Bakos (Co-PI) receive collaborative NSF grant

    Please congratulate Austin Downey, Mechanical Engineering (PI) and Jason Bakos, Computer Science and Engineering (Co-PI) for receiving a collaborative NSF grant. This is a collaborative grant with Iowa State University, and UofSC is the lead institution. In total, it is a $500k grant with$260k coming to UofSC. The title of the project is "RTML: Small: Collaborative: A Programming Model and Platform Architecture for Real-time Machine Learning for Sub-second Systems."

    SAMPE student chapter wins second place in the Category G (open design) at the SAMPE Student Composite Bridge Contest

    Congratulations to our SAMPE student chapter for winning second place in the Category G (open design) at the SAMPE Student Composite Bridge Contest this summer. Congratulations are also due to Mani Sockalingam, who is the faculty advisor for UofSC student chapter of SAMPE.

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    Lucy Yu receives DOE NEUP grant

    Please congratulate Lucy Yu (PI) for receiving a DOE NEUP grant for a project entitled “Remote Laser-based Nondestructive Evaluation for Post-Irradiation Examination of ATF Cladding.” This is a three-year grant for a total of $800,000, and 80% of the award money is designated for UofSC.

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    Kevin Huang receives a DOE grant from the office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Golden Field Office (GO)

    Please congratulate Kevin Huang (PI) for receiving a DOE grant from the office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Golden Field Office (GO) for a project entitled “A Multifunctional Isostructural Bilayer Oxygen Evolution Electrode for Durable Intermediate Temperature Electrochemical Water splitting.” This is a three-year grant for a total of $1,000,000. 

    Yi Wang and Xiaomin Deng receive a grant jointly sponsored by SC Department of Commerce and Samsung

    Congratulations to Yi Wang (PI) and Xiaomin Deng (Co-PI)  for receiving a grant jointly sponsored by SC Department of Commerce and Samsung. The project is entitled “Washer Modeling Project: Adaptive Surrogate-based Dynamic Modeling and Optimization for Front Loading washing machine.” This is a two-year project for a total funding of $306,192.

    Austin Downey (single-PI) has been awarded an NSF research grant

    Austin Downey (single-PI)  has been awarded an NSF research grant for a project entitled “CRII: Algorithms and Methodologies for Real-Time Decision-Making of Mission-Critical Structures Experiencing High-Rate Dynamics.”  This is a two-year award for a total of $175,000.  Austin started his TT position here at UofSC only last semester. In addition to teaching a large section of EMCH 330 (vibrations) with 81 students, of EMCH 330, he has submitted several grant proposals and has already hit one!.

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    Tanvir Farouk receives 2019 SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Tanvir Farouk for receiving 2019 SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, which recognizes and honors younger educators who are successfully preparing engineers to meet the challenges that face society. Tanvir won the award in the Aerospace category. In addition to his outstanding research accomplishments, the award recognizes Tanvir’s important contributions to educate and train students to meet the challenges that face the mobility fields, and society overall.

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    Ming Hu and his research group’s work was published online in Nature Communications

    Dr. Ming Hu and his research group's work on modeling of thermal transport in partial-crystalline partial-solid state was published online in Nature Communications. Many congratulations to Ming for his prestigious publication.

     


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