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Mechanical Engineering

Department of

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering at OHIO

Mechanical engineers are designers and problem solvers. They touch our lives every day through the creation of machines, the building of our manufacturing robots, energy systems, and fabrication of artificial organs. They use the powerful tools of math, science and technology to analyze and solve problems. Combined with the knowledge of society and inner creativity they come up with the best solutions to create for good in today's global society.

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  • Mechanical engineering student chosen as 2020 University Innovation Fellow

    Ohio University’s 2020 Cohort of University Innovation Fellows are Melissa Damico, Ishan Matta and Laura Ndoigo. The goal of this year’s student cohort is to implement improvements to the online learning environment for all levels of ability and access. The students conducted an institution-wide survey regarding innovation opportunities and spoke with many students and faculty.
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  • Trembly awarded $1 million in Department of Energy grants

    The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced $8.7 million in awards to “Develop Emerging Carbon-Based Building and Construction Materials,” with OHIO’s Jason Trembly receiving two $500,000 grants for two separate projects focused on addressing climate change and sustainability issues surrounding construction and infrastructure.
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  • Mechanical engineering students to investigate plastics upcycling via new course

    Mechanical engineering students will have a new hands-on opportunity next academic year to explore plastics upcycling, thanks to an Ohio University Undergraduate Experiential Learning Stewardship Grant awarded to Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Andrew Weems.
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