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FALL/WINTER 2002-2003

Featured articles

Engine Research Center
receives major boost from General Motors

Mechanical Engineering Building project progresses

Polymer conference kicks off new NSF center

ME faculty, alums honored at Oct. 26, 2002 Engineers' Day

Student automotive projects to get new home

Student wins scholarship

Vadim Shapiro's CAD advances give shape to engineering solutions

In memoriam

Department awards 91 scholarships

Faculty profiles: Darryl Thelen and Scott Sanders

Sanders paper wins prestigious award

Industrial Advisory Board tours ME research laboratories

Regular features

Message from the chair

Industrial Advisory Board tours ME research laboratories

Nicola Ferrier leads a laboratory tour.

Assistant Professor Nicola Ferrier leads a laboratory tour for the department's industrial advisory board. (33K JPG)

Members of the Department of Mechanical Engineering's Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) toured several research laboratories during an October visit to campus. Department Chairman Neil Duffie said the tour of the laboratories was arranged to give board members a chance to see research advancements and quiz faculty members about their work.

"We wanted them to become more familiar with the work of our assistant professors — the future of our department," Duffie said.

Among those making presentations to the IAB members were:

  • Assistant Professor Nicola Ferrier, who explained work being done in the department's robotics laboratories.
  • Assistant Professor Tim Shedd, who demonstrated several projects in the department's Multiphase Flow Visualization and Analysis Laboratory, which studies fluid systems in refrigeration and air conditioning applications.
  • Assistant Professor Tom Turng, who demonstrated new equipment used by the Polymer Engineering Center.
  • Assistant Professor Xiaochun Li, who talked about his work on micro- and meso-scale laser material processing.


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