Mechanical Engineering
Phone: (208) 885-6579
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: (208) 885-9031
Email: medept@uidaho.edu

Engineering Physics (EP)
Room 324K

875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902


Contact Denise Engebrecht
Phone: (208) 364-6123
Fax: (208) 364-3160
Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702


Idaho Falls

Contact Debbie Caudle
Phone: (208) 282-7983
Fax: (208) 282-7929
Email: debrac@uidaho.edu

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Distance Education

Engineering Outreach
Phone: (208) 885-6373
Toll-free: (800) 824-2889
Fax: (208) 885-9249
E-mail: outreach@uidaho.edu


Fall 2010

Survey Says: You Are Doing Pretty Well!
To see how well our graduates have met our program's educational objectives, we distributed a short survey to see how capable our alumni are compared to other engineers with similar experience
» Read about the survey results.
Eric Wolbrect with robotic hand
Robotics Hit The News
Dr. Wolbrecht's "handy" work improves physical therapy
With funding from the National Institue of Health, the robotic hand project focuses on rehabilitation for stroke patients.
» Read more about this project
Sketch of Vandal Racing hybrid car
Vandal Racing Goes Green
Idaho Formula Car Now A Hybrid
The question is, can you make a hybrid vehicle perform in a racing environment?
» Find out how the 2011 Vandal Racing team is preparing for the competition.

Three ME faculty members participated in the annual Palouse Sprint Triathlon held on September 11:
  1. John Crepeau, fourth in his division
  2. Don Elger, first in his age class
  3. Bob Stephens, won the Masters Division; his prize was a bottle of champagne
  1. Mike Elger, (son of Don) BSME 2008, came from Seattle to compete
  2. Amie Wolbrecht, spouse of ME Professor Eric Wolbrecht, was also a team competitor.
Student Highlights
Our students are recognized for their success by the University and beyond.
» Find out what our students have accomplished.
NRC Grant Supports Student Research
The University of Idaho has been awarded $200,000 to develop and train future nuclear engineers.
» Read more about the fellowship program.
Mechanical engineering freshmen test car designs
Freshmen Design and Test Cars
"It seems hard to argue with success!"
Even as freshmen, our mechanical engineering students' design skills are put to the test.
» See how well this year's cars turned out.
Lucas Pope: Up and Over
An idea comes to fruition through engineering
Four-time Western Athletic Conference pole-vault champion uses his engineering experience to improve his team's althletic performance.
» Read more about what engineering and pole vaulting have in common.
Idaho's Clean Snowmobile
Clean Snowmobile Team Prepares For Spring Break
Spring Break is supposed to be all about Sun, Fun and no school, right?
» Find out what the Snowmobile Team has planned