Five mechanical engineering graduate students from the UND College of Engineering & Mines made a remarkable impression at this year’s Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, held in Long Beach, CA. Their hard work pays off with top honors.
Future problem solvers at work
Visitors to the Memorial Union Ballroom on Tuesday, May 2 might have encountered an electric bicycle zooming across their path, before noticing a large rocket standing in a corner, robotic devices, a small bridge and a race car simulator, among myriad other displays.
A natural fit: UND announces Aerospace Engineering bachelor’s degree program
The four-year degree program, offered on-campus and online, is the only one of its kind in the Dakotas, Montana and Idaho — in other words, between Minneapolis and Seattle. College officials are looking forward to offering an experience that’s hands-on, collaborative and in-demand in the region.
CEM faculty and staff honored at UND Founders Day
First celebrated in 1904, Founders Day is the annual celebration of the University’s history and a time to honor members of our campus community. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Dakota Territory legislation, establishing the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, designating it as the official birthday of UND.
Seven advance as semifinalists for Dept. of Defense SMART Scholarships
Seven University of North Dakota students have been selected as semifinalists in the U.S. Department of Defense’s SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program.
UND research on hypersonic vehicles picks up speed
Hallie Chelmo, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering, and David Delene, research professor of Atmospheric Sciences, have been awarded $750,000 from the Office of Naval Research to study how ice crystals form in the atmosphere and how they impact hypersonic vehicles. Such vehicles include certain missiles, military vehicles, and spacecraft reentering earth’s atmosphere.
Next up: Next-gen components for nuclear reactors
Sougata Roy, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, received nearly $250,000 to study how additive manufacturing (AM) processes can be used to make the nuclear reactor components. Additive manufacturing is a process not dissimilar to how a 3D printer makes plastic objects.
Severson & Lodoen Investiture Ceremony
An investiture ceremony was held on Thursday, January 19, celebrating Terry Severson and Michael & Sitney Lodoen. “It was an honor to highlight the incredible impact both have had on the University, faculty, and, ultimately, our students,” said Brian Tande, dean of the College of Engineering & Mines. “We look forward to seeing how their support continues to advance the educational experience offered at UND.”
A pledge of a lifetime
Bi-annual ceremony celebrates graduating CEM students’ pledge to integrity and respect On Friday, the College of Engineering & Mines at the University of North Dakota held its Order of the Engineer Ceremony for students graduating in December. The Order of the Engineer is a national organization that promotes engineers’ ethical and professional practices. The ceremony […]
American Ceramic Society honors UND faculty member
ACS’s Fulrath Award recognizes Surojit Gupta, associate professor of mechanical engineering