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Spring 2021

Letter From The Chair

I would like to share with you the Spring 2021 edition of the Mechanical Engineering Newsletter. Our students, faculty and staff continue to be engaged in a broad range of activities centered around learning, teaching, research, and outreach. I invite you to read about some of them by browsing the web links below and download a printable copy of the newsletter. Thank you for your readership and ongoing support of our distinctive program.

Go Vandals!

Gabriel Potirniche
Professor and Chair


Browse Newsletter by Topic

SUPPORT LAB UPGRADES  Pages 1-2

  • Launching a Renovation — Lead gift from alumnus Bob Parkinson ’64 boosts updates to Senior Capstone Design Suite.

TEACHING INNOVATIONS Page 3

INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS Page 4-5

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT NEWS Pages 5-7

GRADUATE STUDENT NEWS Page 8-9

FACULTY & STAFF NEWS Page 9-10

ALUMNI NEWS Page 10

LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Pages 11

EXPO   Page 12

  • EXPO 2021 In-Person and Virtual — The EXPO is our annual celebration of the accomplishments of our engineering students, and is formal acknowledgement of our cherished partnerships with regional industry partners and collaborators.
Gabriel Potirniche

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Engineering Physics Building Rm. 324K

Mailing Address:

Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902

Phone: 208-885-6579

Fax: 208-885-9031

Email: medept@uidaho.edu