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  • New Appointments March 2012

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomes four new members of academic staff

  • Virtual Physiological Human

    Testing Treatments in a Virtual World

    Professor Alejandro Frangi from the Department of Mechanical Engineering has helped to launch the Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Modelling (INSIGNEO), which aims to develop models of complete organ systems which will show the effects of potential treatments.

  • Luke receiving his award from the BGA's Technical Executive Andrew Harry

    Student Rewarded for Best Final Year Project

    Former Mechanical Engineering undergraduate student Luke Burras has been awarded the 2012 BGA/IMechE Final Year Project Prize in recognition of his outstanding project work.

  • Global Engineering Challenge Prize Winners

    Engineering Students take on Global Engineering Challenge

    Teams of engineering students from the University of Sheffield took on a global engineering challenge by attempting to improve the quality of life for a rural Indian village community.

  • Exhibitors at the 2011 Mechanical Engineering Careers Day

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Careers Day 2011

    15 prestigious companies, including Rolls-Royce and Jaguar Land Rover, have taken part in this year's Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Careers Day.

  • Elena Rodriguez-Falcon receiving her award

    University Teacher’s Excellence Honoured in Mexico

    Mechanical Engineering Senior University teacher Elena Roderiguez-Falcon has been honoured with an award for excellence from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL), in Monterrey Mexico

  • A local Bolivian woman wearing a crisp packet blanket.

    Students turn crisp packets into blankets for Bolivan community

    Enterprising students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering have transformed the lives of Bolivian villagers after spending the last few weeks creating blankets made of recycled crisp packets, to prevent the rising number of hypothermia cases.

  • Emily Nix receiving the 2011 University of Sheffield Chancellor's Medal

    Mechanical Engineering Student Awarded Chancellor's Medal

    Emily Nix from the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded this year's Chancellor's Medal for her outstanding contribution to the University of Sheffield community.

  • 2011 IMechE Best Project Award

    Fourth year Mechanical Engineering student Ross Peel has won this year's IMechE Best Project Award for his work on reducing the aerodynamic resistance of trains.

  • The Sheffield Formula Racing car in action

    Engineering students rev up for Formula One challenge

    A talented team of University of Sheffield students, including many from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, have built a their own racing car to take part in this year's Formula Student event at Silverstone.

  • F1 Challenge Winning Team

    Racing fun at University for future engineers

     Pupils from South Yorkshire competed to engineer, build and race self powered race cars this week as part of an event organised by two Mechanical Engineering PhD students

  • Kieron, the winning device and two of the winning team members

    Students engineer brighter future for cerebral palsy sufferer

    Innovative students from the University of Sheffield have created a unique device to help an 11-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer achieve his dream to cook. 

  • Elena (left) with Joe Oliver and Rachel Steyne from Sheffield Students' Union

    Mechanical Engineering Tutor Wins Academic Award

    Elena Rodriguez-Falcon, a senior university teacher in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named ‘Personal Tutor of the Year for Engineering’ at the 2011 Academic Awards.

  • Department welcomes new lecturers

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering is delighted to announce the appointment of five new members of staff, including two of our former graduates.

  • Keith Schofield Scholarship Presentation 2011

    Keith Schofield Scolarship Awarded

    Final year Mechanical Engineering student Ross Peel has been awarded this year's Keith Schofield scholarship worth £2500.