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Doctoral student, professor design world’s first biellipsoidal robotic thumb joint

It’s not uncommon to see images of robots and robotic hands in…

Mechanical engineering professor named NSF CAREER award recipient

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has granted Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering…

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Designing the world’s first energized carbon fiber composite

The use of carbon fiber composites is accelerating around the world. Made…

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Interdisciplinary team awarded NSF instrumentation grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has granted a Major Research Instrumentation Program…

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DOE funds TU research to advance high-temperature carbon-based coatings

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a three-year grant of $629,263…

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TU’s Hurricane Ventures announces first two startup investments

The University of Tulsa’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is excited to…

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Professor Keller selected for M.M. Frocht Award

Michael Keller, professor of mechanical engineering and associate dean for research in…

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STEM students, faculty receive college accolades

The University of Tulsa’s College of Engineering & Natural Sciences (aka Engineering…

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Outstanding Researchers 2023

The University of Tulsa is pleased to announce the recipients of the…

19 doctoral students receive prestigious TU Dissertation Completion Fellowships

The University of Tulsa’s Graduate School has awarded 19 Dissertation Completion Fellowships…

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New Student Organization, ARK: All Recesses of Knowledge

ARK was founded in fall 2021 by Vincent Nwagwu Ume-Ezeoke (read about Vincent…

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TU ME 2022 Senior Projects

The 2021-22 academic year was an outstanding one for senior projects. Steve…

Vincent Nwagwu Ume-Ezeoke, TU ME class of 2023, speaking to an audience during a presentation

Featured Student: Vincent Nwagwu Ume-Ezeoke

Vincent Nwagwu Ume-Ezeoke’s last name is hard for some of us to…

Allison Horner, CTO of Berd Spokes and TU ME class of 2011, repairing a machine that is used to measure and sort spokes.

Featured Alumna: Allison Horner, Class of 2011

Allison Horner graduated from the University of Tulsa in 2011 with a…

What is soft robotics?

Mechanical engineering doctoral student Caroline Schell shares her expertise in the emerging…

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TU undergrads conduct leading-edge research

An app to help detect skin cancer, identifying missing pieces of Renaissance…

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TU students design, build and test device to support outer space exploration

NASA recently invited a team of mechanical engineering students and alumni to…

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Soft robots on the move

New research by Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Joshua Schultz and his…

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Innovative solar power research selected for major government funding

Soroor Karimi, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is the PI on…

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Between a soft robot and a hard place

A team of researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering is leading…

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Outstanding Senior empowers others to excel

Now in her final year of mechanical engineering, first-generation student Candelaria Alayon…