In This Issue

  • River Hawk Racing club’s Formula SAE race car

    River Hawks Have the Right Stuff

    From rockets and planes to concrete canoes, steel bridges and race cars, engineering competitions give student clubs a chance to shine.
  • SPACE HAUC program managers and mechanical engineering graduates Sanjeev Mehta ’18, left, and Sean Freeman ‘20 with the satellite

    Engineering Student Researchers Work on UML’s First Satellite

    If everything goes as planned, a small satellite designed and built by a team of 100 undergraduate students will be launched into orbit this fall, circling the Earth roughly every 90 minutes while traveling at nearly 28,000 kilometers per hour.
  • Students watch as man puts plastic into a shredder

    Plastics: Recycling Begins at ‘Home’

    Plastics engineering students jumped at the chance to do their senior capstone projects on recycling to help save their home countries and the world from a growing problem.
  • Biomedical engineering majors Yamikumari Patel, Sarah Chennankara, Devon Hartigan and Taviana Franciskato

    When Engineers Become DifferenceMakers

    Biomedical Engineering Asst. Teaching Prof. Yanfen Li is a strong believer in the DifferenceMaker program’s knack for bringing the engineering profession to life for students.
  • Chancellor Moloney, Mark Russell and Julie Chen

    Leading the Way to Answers

    Mark Russell '83 was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, an election process that takes a year and is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.
  • Sam Munnelly in the Baseball Research Lab

    Students Gain Hands-on Research Experience

    From testing baseballs and bats to developing advanced polymers, undergraduate students gain hands-on research experience by working alongside faculty in campus labs.
  • Engineering Dean Jim Sherwood and Christine Mizioch ’91.

    Christine Mizioch ’91: A Builder of Bridges

    If you have ever driven in Massachusetts, chances are you have crossed over a bridge built under the watchful eye of Christine Mizioch ’91.
  • Five students wearing safety goggles work on a project

    Riding Engineering’s Fourth Wave

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering will soon train students to prepare to thrive professionally in the Fourth Industrial Revolution — our era of tech-driven societal transformation, hyperconnectivity, fused technologies and machines that analyze vast amounts of data faster than humanly possible.