MAE Newsletters

Each year, the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering produces a newsletter highlighting some of the recent news and accomplishments of the department. We make all our newsletters available online in PDF format for our readers’ convenience.


Spring 2016 Edition


What’s Inside:

In this newsletter, we have included a biography of one of the most beloved MAE faculty members, Dr. Richard Johnson. You will also learn about many exciting things happening in the department, including our 2015 Hall of Fame ceremony; stories on groundbreaking research; and honors received by our students, faculty and staff.

  • Research Highlights: Faculty members are changing our understanding of composites in extreme environments and engineering better treatments for liver cancer.
  • Awards and Honors: Three MAE faculty members take home NSF CAREER Awards.
  • Featured Alumnus: Armed with a mechanical engineering degree, Doug Yates has become one of the most important leaders in NASCAR
  • Goodbye to Harrelson Hall


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