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Fall 2019 ME Senior Design Day

December 2019: Our Fall 2019 ME Senior Design Day took place on December 10, 2019 at Montezuma Hall in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. 24 ME Senior Design teams showcased their projects that they have been creating and working on since the beginning of the year.


Dr. Camacho featured on Fox 5 News

October 2019: Dr. Camacho was interviewd by Fox 5 News to discuss the current fires in California and power outages throughout the state. Click here for full video!


Dr. Camacho featured on NBC San Diego News 

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October 2019: Dr. Camacho was interviewed in his Energy FANS (Flames, Aerosals and NanoScience) Lab to discuss the recent public safety power shutoffs around San Diego County. Click here for full video!


Fall 2019 Newsletter

Check out the Fall 2019 ME Newsletter for all the updates and news within the Department!


Recent MEBioE graduate, Nikolas Marquez, selected as one of the 2019-2020 Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Public Policy Fellows

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September 2019: Nikolas Marquez, who graduated with his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in Bioengineering last May, was selected as a 2019-2020 Public Policy Fellow of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. The program's goal is to encourage hispanic students to be involved in public policy, as well as grow personally and professionally during their fellowship experience. You can learn more about CHCI Public Policy Fellowship here.


Dr. Olevsky receives Best Paper Award from the Journal of the American Ceramic Society

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August 2019: Dr. Olevsky received the Best Paper Award for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society for manuscripts accedpted for publication during 2018. Dr. Olevksy's paper titled "Energy efficient spark plasma sintering: breaking the threshold of large dimension tooling energy consumption"  was selected as Best Paper, out of more than 800 paper published in JACerS in the past year.


Dr. Naseradinmousavi, along with JDP student Alexander Bertino, featured in ASME DSCD Newsletter Summer 2019

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Summer 2019: The article titled "Experimental Deep Learning-Based Obstacle Avoidance Path Planning for a High-DOF Robot Manipulator" was featured in the Summer 2019 edition of the ASME DSCD Newsletter.


ME Students featured in QL+ July Newsletter

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July 2019: The ME Department is proud to partner with the QL+ organization on senior design projects that improves the quality of life of disabled veterans and first responders. View the July 2019 QL+ Newsletter here.


Dr. Naseradinmousavi's Dynamic Systems and Controls Lab featured on KPBS News

July 2019: Dr. Naseradinmousavi and JDP student Mostafa Bagheri, showcase the DSCL and the research they are conducting using robots to target Parkinson's Disease for KPBS News.


Seminal Work on Capturing Circulating Cancer Cell Clusters Featured in the News

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June 2019: Seminal work by Dr. Sam Kassegne and his students, and collaborators at Sanford Burnham Prebys, on capturing circulating cancer cell clusters has been featured in the scientific news by the American Institute of Physics (AIP), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and other outlets. The microfluidics chips used in the work were designed and fabricated in the Nanofab Lab at SDSU. Read more about the research at the links below:




Dr. Peiman Naseradinmousavi has been appointed to be an Associate Editor for the Journal of Vibration and Control

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June 2019: Dr. Naseradinmousavi has been appointed to be an Associate Editor for the Journal of Vibration and Control (JVC)The journal is a peer-reviewed journal of analytical, computational and experimental studies of vibration phenomena and their control.


Spring 2019 Newsletter

Check out our Spring 2019 ME Newsletter to see the latest news and updates within the Department!


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Dr. Beyene and Dr. Camacho receive award from the Department of Energy

A Research Award from the Department of Energy entitled, “Solar Energy / Energy Storage Discharge Models and Analysis of Regional Electricity Utility Usage Based on Interval Data” was awarded to the SDSU Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) directed by Prof. Asfaw Beyene with assistance from Prof. Joaquin Camacho. The award includes $25K as a supplement to existing energy efficiency activities of the IAC.