Jing Gu, a junior in mechanical engineering, spent her summer working as a research intern at two universities in Japan. Now she has "a deeper understanding of computational fluid dynamics, and a clearer direction for the future.”
In 2012, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded $20 million for a new pre-commercialization center at Rice University’s BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC) designed to bring new technologies and therapies to market sooner to prevent, treat and cure cancer.
US, Italian researchers test 'proprioceptive' feedback with skin-stretch device.
B.J. Fregly will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering with funding from Texas' CPRIT program. Fregly's research is on building computer models of individual patients that can simulate post-treatment patient function for a wide range of treatment options.
A group of mechanical engineering students accepted the challenge of building an attractive, effective indoor food growing system for Chalmers University in Sweden.
A freshman design team took on NASA's challenge to build a robot costume for training astronauts to interact with robotic helpers.