ME MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
SPRING 2001
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
A newsletter for alumni, students, and friends of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Inside this issue...

iconMessage from the Chair

icon$550,000 General Motors Grant to Aid ME Research Centers
iconProf. Bill Beckman Retires
iconUndergraduate Scholarships Continue a Tradition of Support
iconAlumni Dornfeld and Janssen Receive Distinguished Service Awards
iconProfessor Leads Research in Engine Combustion and Cylinder Design
iconRobert Sandberg Retires from Shops

iconAlumni News
iconAlumni Highlight: Sari Christensen (BS '96, MS '97)
iconCourse Highlight: New Polymer Processing Course Takes Students on the Road
iconStudent News
iconFaculty & Staff News
Photo: ME students Traeger, Versnik, and Literski work on their ASME entry.

ASME National Design Competition

Jackie Traeger, Bryan Versnik, and A.J. Literski fine tune their entry for the ASME national design competition in Orlando, Florida. They competed in November 2000 and placed 10th. Their assignment was to create a machine to move a 20 ounce soda bottle at least one meter, stand it upright, fill it and then cap it in the least amount of time. (46K JPG)



ME Newsletter is a periodic publication of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Correspondence should be sent to the address below.

ME Newsletter
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706-1572

      Editor: Gail Gawenda
gawenda@engr.wisc.edu

Designer: Lynda Litzkow
litzkow@engr.wisc.edu


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