Utah Bionic Leg in Science Robotics

The Utah Bionic Leg is on the cover of the newest issue of Science Robotics. Click here to read a new paper about the prosthetic.

Engineering Day 2022

Click here to see a photo gallery from our annual "Engineering Day" event, which brings high school students from Utah and around the country.

U. of U./Air Force Partnership

The University of Utah and the U.S. Air Force announced a new education partnership at a signing ceremony Nov. 18

Simpson receives $1.5M to develop process for recycling spent nuclear fuel

Michael Simpson has received funding to develop a method of recycling spent fuel from existing commercial nuclear power plants using molten salt.

School of Computing Gets New Name and Gift

The Kahlert Foundation has donated $15 million to the University of Utah's School of Computing.

U Engineers Help with New AirView Map

Salt Lake County has launched a new air-quality map online with the help of an air pollution network built by U engineers.

IIAC Receives Green Business Award

The Intermountain Industrial Assessment Center was awarded a 2022 Green Business Award from Utah Business Magazine and Rocky Mountain Power.

HydroFlex Team Garners Second Prize

The ECE team developing the HydroFlex technology has received yet another top prize in the Hydropower Operations Optimization Prize.

Liu Awarded APS Prize

Feng Liu has received the Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics from the American Physical Society.

Romero Named EDI Director

Pedro Romero has been named the college’s new Director for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Hydrogen from Waste Biomass

Kevin Whitty has received two $2 million grants to research methods to convert waste biomass to hydrogen.

Impact on the Economy

Utah's engineering and computer science workforce is growing at a tremendous rate, according to a new Gardner Policy Institute study.

U-EPIC Energy Center

The University of Utah has launched the new Utah Energy & Power Innovation Center (U-EPIC), an interdisciplinary research center.

Bionic-Powered Partnership

The University of Utah has forged a new partnership with Ottobock to license the technology behind the Utah Bionic Leg.

Jacobsen Tower Dedication

On Sept. 30, the College of Engineering dedicated a new section of the Rio Tinto Kennecott Building to Stephen and Lynda Jacobsen.

ME Student Wins ASME Robot Design Competition

ME Ph.D. student Minh Tran won the 2022 ASME Student Mechanism and Robot Design Competition.

Vermont Researchers Use POWDER for Unique Testing

University of Vermont researchers visited Utah recently to use POWDER for testing new radar device.

ME Undergrad Kian Ben-Jacob Receives AIAA Professional Society Service and Leadership Scholarship

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Utah Section has awarded their 2022 Professional Society Service and Leadership Scholarship to Kian Ben-Jacob, an undergrad in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the U.

Developing 5G Tech for the Government

A U research team was selected to develop a proposal for 5G network technologies for the federal government.

ME Team Wins Additive Manufacturing Competition

An ME team won first place in the National Institute for Standards and Technology Additive Manufacturing Benchmark Test Series.

What Makes Algae Blooms Grow

Ramesh Goel has received a $3 million NSF grant to study how algae blooms grow.

NSF CAREER Award Recipients for 2022

Seven faculty members from the College of Engineering have received this year's prestigious NSF CAREER Award.

Spear Named U Presidential Scholar

Ashley Spear was one of four faculty members named as Presidential Scholars at the University of Utah for 2022.

Research Report 2022

Click here to read the College of Engineering's annual research report for 2022.