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Dr. Maynes' Award

BYU mechanical engineering chair elected ASME Fellow

May 18, 2015

Daniel Maynes, professor and chair of BYU's Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected to the position of Fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 

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multi-user CAD

Five of the coolest, most successful BYU inventions of this year

May 14, 2015

Dozens of real-life applications of academic research make it into the marketplace every year from BYU. This year's crop includes a multi-user CAD software created by faculty inventors Greg Jensen and Ed Red, both from mechanical engineering. The software allows users from anywhere in the world to work together simultaneously on computer-aided design projects. 

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Gary Crocker, convocation speaker

Convocation speaker offers practical insights for an innovative future

April 30, 2015

At the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology convocation ceremonies on Friday, April 24 graduates were inspired by Gary Crocker, chairman of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals and president of Crocker Ventures, and his advice on finding true success in their careers.

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Ryan Barrett, ME graduate

Student commencement speaker finds tenacity key to success

April 28, 2015

It takes many engineering students five years to finish their course work and graduate. But Ryan Barrett, the university commencement speaker, managed to complete his mechanical engineering degree, the honors program, a Spanish Language certificate and a business minor in less than four years.

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Predesign team

BYU pre-design team places first at ASCE regional conference

April 20, 2015

The civil engineering pre-design team took first place at the Rocky Mountain Regional Conference by creating a structure intended to remove debris from storm water systems.

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First place video team

BYU Technology and Engineering Education students take first

April 15, 2015

Students from the BYU chapter of the Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association took home first prize in the communications category during the 77th ITEEA National Conference.

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Six BYU engineers awarded National Science Foundation fellowships

April 13, 2015

Six students and alumni from the BYU Ira. A Fulton College of Engineering Technology have been awarded the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowships. This award provides three years of funding, including a stipend and money for tuition. 

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John Bunting, lecture speaker

Founder and former CEO of Precorp to students: "Leadership begins with you"

April 8, 2015

During March's Weidman Center Leadership Lecture, John A. Bunting, founder and former CEO of Precorp, talked to students about how to become the kind of leader that they would like to follow. 

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Tanner Jensen wheelchair

Engineering students create light-weight, low-cost electric wheelchair

April 7, 2015

BYU engineering students have developed a light-weight and low-cost electric wheelchair as a way to help two young boys suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy. 

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Mechanical engineering professors awarded for innovative strides in Capstone

April 1, 2015

Professors Carl Sorensen and Christopher Mattson of BYU’s Mechanical Engineering Department are the 2015 recipients of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers Ben C. Sparks Medal for their innovative work with the BYU Capstone program.

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