20
MAR
2017

Photos: MAE Exhibits at Engineering Open House

Check out photos of MAE exhibits and presentations from this weekend’s Engineering Open House! A record number of visitors attended the UVA Engineering Open House this weekend. Attendees showed great enthusiasm for… Posted by UVA MAE on Monday, March 20, 2017
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18
MAR
2017

Engineering Students Build Their Own Ground Station

“Since the space age began, spacecraft and their crews have been communicating with ground stations via radio. Now, University of Virginia engineering students are about to join that tradition with their own ground station for tracking a small spacecraft of their own design. The
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07
MAR
2017

UVA SUMR Wind Turbine Team Goes to Capitol Hill

Professor and MAE department chair Eric Loth and team went to Capitol Hill in order to present their wind energy research at the 2017 ARPA-E Congressional Showcase. They were one of only 5 teams selected from a large group of nationwide attendees invited to a special session where the
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21
FEB
2017

VP of Business at Instagram Highlights His UVA MAE Roots

“James Quarles got his start in mechanical engineering, but his career soon veered into digital technology. ‘That’s a great thing about the Engineering School: You can’t get out of UVA without a really strong set of generalist skills. I [Quarles] took classes at Thornton H
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15
FEB
2017

Two New Courses Connect Aerospace Engineering with Business

“’These courses will help students in the Commerce School better understand mechanical and aerospace engineering, and help engineering students better understand how to deal with manufacturing lines, supply chains and other business concepts,’ Associate Chair of Mechanical
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14
FEB
2017

Dr. Jeff Crandall Featured on NFL Website

“[Crandall] chairs the NFL’s Head, Neck and Spine Engineering Subcommittee and will be a principal guide through the execution of the Engineering Roadmap. ‘The Engineering Roadmap is a comprehensive and dedicated plan to try and bring knowledge, research and tools together
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06
FEB
2017

High Rankings for UVA Engineering Master’s Online Programs

BestCollegeValues.com ranked UVA’s online Master’s of Engineering Aerospace degree as second in the nation for its cost effectiveness. Additionally, UVA’s online Master’s of Chemical Engineering degree ranked first in its category.
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01
FEB
2017

Professor Richard Kent Featured in NFL Video on Athletic Shoes

Getting excited for the Super Bowl? Check out this new video from the NFL featuring UVA Engineering Professor Richard Kent, who researches the safety and effectiveness of athletic shoes at UVA’s Center for Applied Biomechanics. >>Watch video UVA Researchers are Making the
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22
JAN
2017

AIAA Honors Alumnus, Appoints Professor to Leadership Position

At this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Sci Tech Forum (the largest annual aerospace meeting in the world) in Texas, a UVa alumnus was honored and a UVa professor was placed into a leadership position. University of Virginia Alumnus, Craig Nickol
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15
DEC
2016

Center’s Work Will Impact Battlefields, Football Fields and Highways

When heads collide, injury happens. Traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions and other forms of potentially permanent brain damage, happen daily in car crashes, sporting activities, fights, explosions, falls and other accidents. And while physicians and scientists understand the
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