Mechanical and Aerospace

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Student and Chair Receive Funding for Hybrid Rocket Project

Since spaceflight began, two types of rocket technologies have been used almost exclusively:  the liquid and solid rocket engine. Both rocket technologies are still used today – often in the same applications – however, there are fundamental trade-offs...

The Future on Mars: Generating Local Magnetic Shields to Protect Astronauts from Radiation in Mars

Mars, the fourth planet from the Sun, has been the subject of fiction, scientific research and engineering since the 1800s. It is the most accessible place for life other than on Earth, making it one of the most scientifically interesting locations in...

Mechanical Engineering Student Investigates Fast-Charging Batteries at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

University of Miami mechanical engineering student Swati Narasimhan, BSME ’19, contributed to energy storage research at the Battery Manufacturing Facility (BMF) while participating in the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program at...

Internship Profile: Jose Heijn, Aerospace Engineering ’21 (Interventional Oncology Robotics Laboratory)

Name: José Heijn Class: 2021 Hometown: North Miami, Florida Degree: Aerospace Engineering Internship (Company Name and Location): Interventional Oncology Robotics Laboratory, Department of Interventional Radiology, Miller School of Medicine; Miami How...


UM to partner with Magic Leap in its ‘Magicverse’

During a keynote address at a conference in Los Angeles, entrepreneurial heavyweight Magic Leap announces an academic partnership with UM in spatial computing. LOS ANGELES—Imagine a world you control. A place where you step into a reality somewhere...
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