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Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

The Ha'Penny Bridge in Dublin

Eight students and faculty from the Biomedical Engineering program at Boise State University left last Friday for the 2018 World Congress of Biomechanics in Dublin, Ireland. This international event is held once every four years and is the premier meeting worldwide in its field. Many of the world’s preeminent biomechanics organizations will hold their annual meetings in conjunction with the Congress. Read more about the group and what they are presenting here.


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ME 597 Foundations of Systems Science and Engineering
The Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering is offering a new graduate course in systems science in Fall 2018. Check out the course description and instructor here. (180629)

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NexCOBOT partners with Boise State with four new robots
Thanks to a generous gift of robotics to Boise State University’s College of Engineering from NexCOBOT, we’ll be celebrating the dedication and opening of the NexCOBOT – Idaho AI Robot Innovation Space located in the Boise State University College of Engineering. Event is June 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Charles P. Ruch Engineering Building Atrium. Read more about our new robots! (180611)

Photo of Tim PheroTimothy Phero named one of Boise State Top Ten Scholars
Ten outstanding Boise State University graduating seniors were recognized for their exceptional academic success at the annual Top Ten Scholars reception last Monday, April 16. ME graduate Timothy Le Phero and the other scholars, joined by their parents and professors, gathered for a reception that recognized the students’ academic excellence and is a unique opportunity each year to bring together many of Boise State’s best and brightest students and teachers. Read more about Phero and the other awardees here. (180417)

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Spring 2018 Boise State Order of the Engineer Ceremony
On Friday, April 27, 2018 Boise State’s College of Engineering will be holding it’s 4th Order of the Engineer Induction Ceremony from 4:45-5:45 pm in the Engineering Building, Room 110. Dr. Eric Jankowski, Assistant Professor of the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering will again be the emcee, assisted by other members of the Boise State Order of the Engineer Link. More details on the Order of the Engineer here. (180401)

ISPE 2018 Outstanding Juniors nominees

2018 ISPE Outstanding Junior Engineering Student nominees announced
This year marks the 32nd time that the Idaho Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE) Southwest Chapter is recognizing the top Boise State junior engineering students. The 2018 top Mechanical and Biomediacl (MBE) junior students nominated by their department for their academic, professional and personal achievements are Nardos Ashenafi and Hallie Touchstone. Read more about our outstanding juniors here. (180221)

Image of the ABET logoThe B.S. program in mechanical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.