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University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
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PROFESSOR PETER BRUGGEMAN
APPOINTED ME ASSOCIATE DEPARTMENT HEAD

Mechanical Engineering Professor Peter Bruggeman has accepted appointment as Associate Head of the department effective April 1, 2019. Bruggeman will serve as an integral part of the ME leadership team with a focus on faculty affairs and strategic planning. He will also provide leadership on faculty mentoring and professional development.

Professor Bruggeman's research interests are in plasma processes for environmental, biomedical, and renewable energy technologies. Recent work includes research and characterization of novel medical plasma devices for wound healing, optimizing and investigating plasma technologies for disinfection, environmental remediation, and conversion processes for energy applications.

Please join us in welcoming Professor Peter Bruggeman to the position.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



THE FEMALE FORMULA -
THE WOMEN OF FSAE RISE IN THE RANKS

Gopher Motorsports, more formally known as the University of Minnesota's Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (FSAE), is currently ranked #2 in the United States. With more and more women in STEM, the women of FSAE are making an impact and inspiring future engineers.

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RESEARCHERS HAVE ENGINEERED
A 3-D TRANSPARENT SKULL

Assistant Professor Suhasa Kodandaramaiah and his team engineered a 3-D printed transparent skull implant for mice that provides an opportunity to view activity of the entire brain surface in real time.

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UMN CLEAN SNOWMOBILE TEAM TAKES 7th AT SAE CLEAN SNOWMOBILE CHALLENGE

The UMN Clean Snowmobile Team placed 7th
overall at the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge
in Houghton, Michigan. Advised by Associate Professor
Will Northrop, students applied their design and project management skills to design and reengineer an existing snowmobile, with an ultimate goal of reducing emissions and noise pollution.

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