Mechanical Engineering

Students wearing life vests stand at the edge of a test tank

Wave Power

An interdisciplinary team of UNH students took a top prize in the national Marine Energy Collegiate Competition hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy. Read More

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  • Solar_competition
    - Top Performers
    A team of UNH engineering students was recently selected as a finalist in the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2021 Design Challenge.  The competition... Read More
  • Drone image of research tower in forest in autumn
    - Excellence in Citations
    Forty-one current and emeritus UNH researchers are among the world's 100,000 most cited, according to a new study. Read More
  • Overhead shot of manufacturing training center at UNH
    - Cybersecure Manufacturing
    UNH is a member of the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute, or CyManII, joining dozens of other leading research institutions in keeping manufacturing data secure. Read More
  • Charlie Nitschelm ’20 in a lab with parts of a rocket he's made.
    - Space Exploration: The Audacity to Look Up
    Charlie Nitschelm had his job applications related to space exploration automatically rejected since he was a freshman. Then he had one of those chance life moments with just... Read More
  • Principal Investigators for NH BioMade
    - Leading the Way
    Faculty members from the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) are leading a statewide research effort to advance biomaterials with the potential to save patient... Read More
  • Advanced Engineering
    - Advanced Engineering
    Michael Locke ’18 is going on to great things.  Read More
  • Sydney Michalak '18 and her rowing partner Ashley Johnson competing in Poland.
    - CEPS Alumna Competes in Rowing World Championships
    CEPS graduate Sydney Michalak ‘18 competed with Team USA in the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in July.  Read More
  • Four images of the purslane seed, including two under microscope
    - UNH Research: Seed Coats Could Lead to “Smart” Materials
    Yaning Li looks to nature for materials inspiration. Read More
  • Headshot of mechanical engineering professor Marko Knezevic
    - Marko Knezevic Snags CAREER Award
    Scanning electron microscope image of a fractured magnesium alloy Improved fuel efficiency of automobiles and aircraft depends, in part, on lighter, stronger materials. But how do... Read More
  • Yaning Li, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at UNH
    - Get Smart
    UNH researchers have shown for the first time that rotating cells in chiral cellular solids, a foam-like substance, could lead to the creation of a new smart material. Read More