Mechanical Engineering Latest News

UCR professor honored by National Academy of Inventors

Masaru Rao named a senior member of the academy

By Julia Woock |

Four UCR students win National Science Foundation Fellowships

Four UC Riverside students have been selected to receive highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, or GRFP, recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing...

By Brigid Boll |

Heejung Jung named SAE Fellow

Heejung Jung has been named a Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers, or SAE, in recognition of his expertise and work in vehicle emissions for new emissions standards and new emissions measurement methods.

By Holly Ober |

UCR now offers a bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering

The new major complements a robotics master’s degree unveiled in 2021

By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside receives $7.3 million to support graduate students in areas of national need

Eight Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants totaling $7.3 million will support talented students with financial need

By Holly Ober |

Engineering and chemistry doctoral students receive prestigious DOE fellowships

The funds will support their research in a DOE lab

By Holly Ober |

Professor Mona Eskandari awarded prestigious Hellman Fellowship

Award supports development of a patent-pending technology to quickly diagnose and monitor respiratory diseases

By Holly Ober |

Luat Vuong receives DARPA Director’s Fellowship of the Young Faculty Award Program

Vuong’s unique image processing technology combines arthropod-inspired vision system and artificial intelligence algorithms

By Holly Ober |

Suveen Mathaudhu receives Brimacombe Medal

The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society conferred the award for exemplary contributions to the science of nanocrystalline materials, education of the public, and service to the profession

By Holly Ober |

Cengiz Ozkan receives Turkey’s highest scientific award

The TUBITAK Scientific Research Award is given for pioneering accomplishments

By Holly Ober |

Mechanical engineering chair named ASME fellow

Guillermo Aguilar has joined the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ 2020 class of fellows

By Holly Ober |

Mark Hatch joins UC Riverside professor’s energy startup as CEO

Known as “The Godfather of the Maker Movement,” Hatch has raised tens of millions of dollars in investments for technology startups

By Holly Ober |

Mechanical engineering professor receives teaching award

Mona Eskandari, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded the 2020 Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering Distinguished Teaching Award. Students praised her knowledge and teaching skills, crediting her active-learning techniques with better preparing them for engineering careers. “Professor Eskandari was selected...

By Imran Ghori |

UC Riverside engineers receive award from Society of Automotive Engineers

UC Riverside group won the New Methods and Tools award for its project, “Development of Fractional Cabin Air Recirculation System"

By Holly Ober |

Princevac Elevated to ASME Fellow

Marko Princevac's notable achievements in fluid dynamics include the application of fundamental turbulence concepts to environmental flows, urban air pollution, and wildfire behavior

By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside receives a California Education Learning Lab Innovation Grant

$1 million grant will let faculty design hybrid online/classroom courses for engineering success

By Holly Ober |

Cengiz Ozkan elevated to Materials Research Society Fellow

Ozkan will also serve as meeting chair for the Fall 2021 Materials Research Society meeting in Boston

By Holly Ober |