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MIT Technology Review has named Cockrell School of Engineering assistant professor Guihua Yu to its prestigious list of the world’s top 35 Innovators Under the age of 35. Yu was chosen for his work developing materials that could drive advancements in energy storage, health monitoring and environmental cleanup.

Cody Bond, a masters student advised by Dr. Halil Berberoglu, has been selected for the highly coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

Two Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. students of Chair Jayathi Murthy, Prabhakar Marepalli and Columbia Mishra, have won the highly selective $100,000 United States Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF).

Dr. Michael Webber, an associate professor who joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2007, was recently invited to join the University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers and elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) .

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin in the Mechanical Engineering's Nuclear and Radiation Program were recently published in the journal Nature for their work developing a method to detect small amounts of radioactive materials in layered objects, such as airport luggage.

The team had a paper published in the journal Nature in April 2014, showing impressive advances in the construction of nano motors.

Assistant Professor Ashish Deshpande, a robotics professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, reports that his graduate student Youngmok Yun won the UT Graduate School Named Continuing Fellowship.

Dr. Don Berry, an adjunct Lecturer in the department, has recently been elected a Fellow of the Aeroballistic Range Association.

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