Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Four ME Faculty Receive NSF Awards

Posted: September 19, 2012

NSF 4Peat for MAE Faculty

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department faculty have recently been awarded NSF grants for their proposed research projects:

  • Assistant ME Professor Haijun Su has been awarded a three-year grant of over $300,000 to develop a set of tools for designing high precision flexure mechanisms. The award is funded through the National Science Foundation's Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI). read more
  • Assistant ME Professors Carlos Castro and Haijun Su have received a three-year grant of $400,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF), for the project entitled “Design of DNA Origami Machines and Mechanisms." read more
  • Assistant ME Professor Marcello Canova and Electrical and Computer Engineering Associate Professor Andrea Serrani have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) award for research that may lead to better fuel economy and emissions control while shortening the development and integration of new engine technologies. read more
  • Associate ME Professor Sandip Mazumder has received a three-year grant of $400,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF), for the project entitled “Large-Scale Computation of the Phonon Boltzmann Transport Equation." read more
  • Assistant ME Professor Carlos Castro also received a two-year grant for nearly $175,000 from the NSF BRIGE (Broadening participation Research Initiation Grants in Engineering) program in CMMI.   The title of the project is "Fluorescence Based Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy with DNA Nanotechnology."   read more