University of California, Riverside

Department of Mechanical Engineering


Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Riverside. Our mission is to provide quality education, conduct strong research, foster close partnership with industry and government, and provide related service to the campus community and the community at large. The mission is guided by a commitment to continuous improvement in the overall quality of teaching, research, and service, while adhering to the highest standard of ethics. More

News and Spotlights: 2014-2015 


Silly Putty Material Inspires Better Batteriesozkan lab

Engineers use silicon dioxide to make lithium-ion batteries that last three times longer between charges compared to current standard.

Please see the UCR news story here.

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Colloquia: 2014-2015


October 3: EH&S Training

October 10: Suveen Mathaudhu, UCR, Mechanical Engineering Department

October 17: Kiran Solanki, ASU, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport & Energy

October 24: Xiaochun Li, UCLA, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

October 31: Monica Wilhelmus, Caltech, Mechanical Engineering

November 7: Sergio Lucato, Teledyne Scientific

November 14: Eckart Meiburg, UCSB, Mechanical Engineering Department

November 21: Garrett Cole, Crystalline Mirrors Solutions, LLC

December 5: Teresa Murray, LATech, Biomedical Engineering

December 12: Roberto Zenit, UNAM, Rheology and Fluid Mechanics


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Defense Announcements - 2014-2015

Shannon C. Gott
PhD Defense, Thursday, August 28, 2014, 2PM
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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Bourns College of Engineering
446 Winston Chung Hall

Tel: (951) 827-5190
Fax: (951) 827-3188