Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Using Novel Stent, Pitt Researchers Aim to Double Number of Successful Organ Donations

Each year, the United States experiences an extreme shortage of organ donations. Pitt researchers aim to change that.
two students from the Roc-ettes team

Roc-ettes Have Fun, Gain Real-World Experience at Red Bull Flugtag Event

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.

Student Engineers Learn on the Fly for Aug. 5 Red Bull 'Flugtag' Contest in Pittsburgh

On Aug. 5, the "Roc-ettes" team of engineers will put their skills to the test at Red Bull Flugtag, a flying-machine competition.

Engineering Professor Minking Chyu Appointed Distinguished Service Professor

In honor of Minking Chyu’s significant contributions to Pitt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher has named him a Distinguished Service...