3D-Printing Lab Bringing New Dimension to UM Mechanical Engineering

Assistant professor Yiwei Han brings expertise in cutting-edge technology

OXFORD, Miss. – Skilled at 3D and 4D printing, Yiwei Han, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is bringing that expertise to the University of Mississippi to establish a new 3D-printing laboratory. Han’s research interests are micro/nano fabrication, additive manufacturing, advanced manufacturing and printing electronics. The mechanical engineering department is looking for a space for the lab, and heRead the story …

Engaging Industry with Higher Education

UM seeks to increase partnerships with new council, director

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi‘s new Industry Engagement Council is poised to maximize relationships between the university and private industry, creating strategic alliances that are beneficial to both. “Industry can tap into the knowledge base of our faculty while in turn providing opportunities for our students and graduates, who will ultimately put theirRead the story …

SpaceX Veteran Joining UM to Connect Engineering School with Industry

Darin Van Pelt takes position with university after almost 20 years in aerospace industry

OXFORD, Miss. – Darin Van Pelt (BSME 01) has joined the University of Mississippi as director of engineering engagement, focusing on industry engagement for the School of Engineering and working closely with the Center for Manufacturing Excellence, or CME. Van Pelt spent more than 18 years working in aerospace engineering, most recently as a co-founder of ABL SpaceRead the story …

UM, Millsaps College Partner to Offer Dual Degree Programs

Students will do a planned transition between institutions to receive degrees from both

OXFORD, Miss. – Students at the University of Mississippi and at Millsaps College soon will be able to simultaneously receive bachelor’s degrees from each, thanks to a partnership agreement between the two institutions. Terms of the agreement include a 10-semester academic plan in which students earn two bachelor’s degrees by transfer and reverse transfer throughRead the story …