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Hui Meng,a  professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University at Buffalo, has been named a Fellow of ASME. The designation recognizes her outstanding achievements in mechanical engineering.

UB Students for the Exploration and Development of Space competed in the world's largest intercollegiate rocket competition, earning third place in the payload challenge.
An article on about a tiny air leak on a Soyuz capsule docked to the International Space Station that astronauts spent part of their day fixing on Aug. 30 interviews John Crassidis, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, who said a leak on the space station could come from a seal or valve failing.

Several UB researchers have projects tied to the satellite — including geophysicist Beata Csatho, who will attend the September launch and helped plan the mission’s science goals.

A story on KTNV-TV in Las Vegas about the growing problem of drones that are invading protected airspace every day quotes Javid Bayandor, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
An umbrella fitted with solar cells and charging ports that provides electrical power, shade and shelter from inclement weather.
Ten high achieving engineering and applied sciences students have been recognized with prestigious awards from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Philip Odonkor, a PhD student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has always been intrigued by the idea of distilling complex thoughts into short, captivating narratives. He’s also proven that he’s highly proficient at this essential skill.