Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Friday, July 27, 2018
It seems like something from a sci-fi movie: humans wearing bionic technology to move more easily. But Pitt researchers are turning fiction into a reality, aiming to help people with paraplegia.
Friday, May 4, 2018
Panther Racing, a student team from the Swanson School of Engineering, is getting its car ready for the annual Formula Society of Automotive Engineers competition May 9-12, all while gaining real-world engineering experience.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Swanson School of Engineering researchers have been studying and developing new glass technology that aims to increase the light absorbed by solar panels to give them an extra energy boost.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Each year, the United States experiences an extreme shortage of organ donations. Pitt researchers aim to change that.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017
With partly cloudy skies and an inconsistent tail wind, the Pitt team members gave their 24-foot aircraft a running shove off a platform on the Allegheny River. Find out how they did.
Friday, August 4, 2017
On Aug. 5, the "Roc-ettes" team of engineers will put their skills to the test at Red Bull Flugtag, a flying-machine competition.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
In honor of Minking Chyu’s significant contributions to Pitt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher has named him a Distinguished Service...