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Tag: Department of Mechanical Engineering

How does radiation travel through dense plasma?

How does radiation travel through dense plasma?

November 17, 2022

First-of-its-kind experimental evidence defies conventional theories about how plasmas emit or absorb radiation.

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Three professors honored for undergraduate teaching innovations

Three professors honored for undergraduate teaching innovations

October 25, 2022

The recipients of this years Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching all have reshaped departmental programs focused on experiential learning.

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Christopher Muir: Designing career paths for future mechanical engineers

Christopher Muir: Designing career paths for future mechanical engineers

October 25, 2022

The engineering professor draws from his vast experiences in the workplace to teach problem-solving mindsets.

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How do magnetic fields affect star formation and high-energy-density lab experiments?

How do magnetic fields affect star formation and high-energy-density lab experiments?

September 19, 2022

Rochester researchers hope to explain how the fields occur in plasma instabilities

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Rochester researchers go ‘outside the box’ to delineate major ocean currents

Rochester researchers go ‘outside the box’ to delineate major ocean currents

September 15, 2022

For the first time, University researchers have quantified the energy of ocean currents larger than 1,000 kilometers.

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Faculty in data science, mechanical engineering, and history to receive Goergen Awards

Faculty in data science, mechanical engineering, and history to receive Goergen Awards

September 14, 2022

Established in 1997, the award recognizes distinction in undergraduate teaching among faculty in Arts, Sciences & Engineering.

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CAREER awards recognize role models in research, education

CAREER awards recognize role models in research, education

August 31, 2022

Six Rochester researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most esteemed recognition for early-career faculty members.

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Machine learning pinpoints when matter changes under extreme conditions

Machine learning pinpoints when matter changes under extreme conditions

July 28, 2022

Rochester researchers will cut through excess data to speed the search for new materials.

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Performance under pressure at NASA’s Lunabotics competition

Performance under pressure at NASA’s Lunabotics competition

June 17, 2022

Rochester undergraduate students banded together to overcome multiple crises while fielding their robot on a simulated lunar surface at Kennedy Space Center.

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Will hearing aids ever be as effective as corrective eyewear?

Will hearing aids ever be as effective as corrective eyewear?

February 22, 2022

Despite recent advances in hearing aid technology, users frequently complain that the devices tend to amplify all the sounds around them. Rochester researcher Jong-Noon Nam believes a key part of the answer to this problem lies inside the cochlea of the inner ear.

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