Mechanical and Aerospace


SPARK Night for Society of Women Engineers and the College of Engineering

Last night, in the Donna E. Shalala Student Center West Ballroom, more than 20 alumnae and CoE friends joined 47 incoming freshmen and transfer women in engineering at the Fifth Annual SPARK Night. Hosted by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the...



Alumni Issue 70 for 70 Giving Challenge!

Five friends make a challenge gift for student scholarships, in honor of the College of Engineering’s 70th anniversary. As part of the celebration of the College of Engineering’s 70th anniversary, alumnus Eric Cheng (BSBE ’95, MSIE ’01) is spearheading...


Seasoned Entrepreneur and Startup Investor will Work With CoE Students and Faculty

A new entrepreneur-in-residence is sharing his expertise with students and faculty at the College of Engineering. Robert (Bob) F. Williamson Jr., a founder and treasurer of Florida early-stage investment group New World Angels, joined the CoE in May 2017....


Interns in New 3-D Printing Collaborative Laboratory Develop New Technologies and Solve Manufacturing Challenges

Alexandra Damley-Strnad, BSASE ’17, and Andres Ruiz, BSMS BME ’18, interns with the Johnson & Johnson 3-D Printing Collaborative Laboratory at the University of Miami College of Engineering, will work to investigate new technologies for product...

Eminent Aerospace Engineering Professor Joins College as Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

Victoria Coverstone joined the College of Engineering (CoE) as the new chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) on Aug. 1. The first woman to chair any department in the College, Coverstone takes over from Weiyong Gu, who...


UM College of Engineering Team Delves Deeper into Student-Centered Learning at Olin College’s Collaboratory Summer Institute

Faculty and staff delved deep into pedagogical innovation this summer at “Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences,” the Collaboratory Summer Institute hosted by Olin College of Engineering. During the intensive weeklong workshop, held in June...


Transforming 21st-Century Engineering Education

In traditional classrooms, students observe a lecture and learn about new concepts and principles. They are then responsible for applying that knowledge while completing homework and other assignments, outside of the classroom. These traditional classrooms...