UCLA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 101

The applications of mechanical and aerospace engineering include aircraft, spacecraft, automobiles, energy and propulsion systems, robotics, machinery, manufacturing and materials processing, microelectronics, biological systems, and more.
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UCLA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 101

The applications of mechanical and aerospace engineering include aircraft, spacecraft, automobiles, energy and propulsion systems, robotics, machinery, manufacturing and materials processing, microelectronics, biological systems, and more.
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UCLA Samueli
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Timothy FisherTimothy Fisher
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Lihua Jin Receives NSF CAREER Award

Lihua Jin Receives NSF CAREER Award

Lihua Jin, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, the agency’s highest honor for faculty members in the early stages of their teaching and...

DNA Nanotechnology Creates Dynamic Cytoskeleton for Artificial Cells

DNA Nanotechnology Creates Dynamic Cytoskeleton for Artificial Cells

Study provides a toolkit for custom nanoscale materials that mimic lifelike functions in synthetic cells. Using DNA and RNA molecules, UCLA engineers have built a tiny artificial molecular scaffolding system that resembles the complex network of interlinking protein...

Reinventing Solar Sail Technology to Push Space Exploration Boundaries

Reinventing Solar Sail Technology to Push Space Exploration Boundaries

Improvements may enable propulsion five times faster than record held by Voyager 1 space probe. Enhancement on spacecraft propulsion technology “solar sails” will likely lead to novel interstellar missions. UCLA Engineering professor Artur Davoyan led a team of...

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