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Fall 2019

The Mechanical Engineering department continues to be engaged in a broad spectrum of impactful teaching, research, and outreach activities that can be explored through the web links below. If you would like to see a copy of the printed version of the newsletter, use the downloadable PDF option. Thank you for your readership and ongoing support of our distinctive engineering program. Go Vandals!

Student Projects

Design, Build, Celebrate — U of I cross-college and campus collaboration brings 150 LED triangles to Vandal Marching Band’s 100th anniversary halftime performance

'Let’s Make it Happen' — Students and graduates team up to 3D print prosthetic arm for a friend after car accident


Teaching Innovations

Lean Vandal Swag — Teams use lean manufacturing techniques to develop inexpensive promo materials

Co-op Offers Extended Real-World Experience — Six-month session allows for full integration into industry teams


Undergraduate News

Clean Snowmobile Team Takes Fourth — Powerful two-stroke takes second in fuel economy, service emissions and object handling

Top Four In GCSP Global Summit — Interdisciplinary team places top 4 in competition organized by the National Academy of Engineering

Anson Lunstrum Receives Frank Wesley IV Memorial Scholarship


Graduate News

Paulo Yu Earns ASME Graduate Teaching Fellowship

International Graduate Student Highlight: Jubin George, M.S., Mechanical Engineering

Graduate Student Highlight: Austin Anderson, M.S., Mechanical Engineering


Infrastructure Improvements

Lab Adds Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) System

Students Design High Temperature/Pressure Fatigue Testing Apparatus — Department saves thousands on equipment enhancement and capabilities

New Manual Lathes Installed


Faculty & Staff News

BLUE SABINO Manufacturing — One-of-a -kind major research instrumentation project taking shape

Faculty Honored for Excellence in Respiratory Health — Four receive Excellence in Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Efforts Award

Outstanding Early Career Faculty: Daniel Robertson


A Tribute to

A Tribute to Richard T Jacobsen — In honor of a past U of I College of Engineering alumnus, professor, chair and dean

Contact Us

Engineering Physics Building Rm. 324K

Mailing Address:

Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902

Phone: 208-885-6579

Fax: 208-885-9031

Email: medept@uidaho.edu