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Department ofMechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Black and white drawing of a graduation cap and diploma

Black and white drawing of a graduation cap and diploma

2022 MECH senior awards winners

The Department is proud to announce our 2022 MECH Senior Awards recipients. We will celebrate their achievements at the 2022 Engineering Senior Awards and Honors Convocation.

The Department is proud to announce our 2022 MECH Senior Awards winners. We will celebrate their achievements at the 2022 Engineering Senior Awards and Honors Convocation. Congratulations to all recipients!


Outstanding Academic Achievement Award in Mechanical Engineering
This award is given to a senior by the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department based on outstanding overall academic achievements.
Recipients: Alexander Fessler, Andrew Lemus

Outstanding Research and Innovation Award in Mechanical Engineering
This award honors a senior who has demonstrated excellence in research and innovation in mechanical engineering.
Recipients: Hannah Covington, Noah Villar

Outstanding Leadership and Service Award in Mechanical Engineering
This award recognizes a senior who has demonstrated exemplary leadership and service contributions to the mechanical engineering student community and the department.
Recipients: Eva Kennar, Noah Villar


Senior Design Conference Session Winners 

Mechanical Engineering Session 1 - Tie:
"Coconut Oil Space Cooler"
Students: Alex Fessler, Largim Zhuta, Hannah Covington 

Advisor: Hohyun Lee 

"Victoria Relief Foundation Kitchen Appliances"
Students: Guillermo Escobar, Ben Voelz, Seth Brown, Shane Murphy, Leslie Valenzuela
Advisor: Godfrey Mungal

Mechanical Engineering Session 2:
"Autonomous Vending Automobile (AVA)"
Students: Alec Lindeman, Antonio Matusich, Jordan Hibbs, Jagos Jovanovic, Nick Elwell  
Advisor: Godfrey Mungal

Interdisciplinary Session 2:
"Modular Oceanic Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Novel Actuation (MOANA) 2.0"
Students: Ryan Konrath, Eva Kennar, Jake Taylor, Andrew Knaus, Silas Kidd Myers, Daniel Gutierrez  
Advisors: Christopher Kitts


Pi Tau Sigma Class of 2022
Pi Tau Sigma is the national mechanical engineering honor society whose objectives are to foster high ideals in the engineering profession, stimulate and support departmental activities, promote professional welfare, and develop leadership and citizenship. Graduating Pi Tau Sigma members:
Seth Brown, Hannah Covington, Alex Fessler, Eva Kennar, Jake Taylor, Noah Villar, Brian Weitzenkamp

 

Announcements
[11/22] Funded PhD and Master's Openings in Dr. Jun Wang's Research Group
  • See more details here
[8/22] Open Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position
  • A tenure-track position in the broad area of design and automation: see more details and apply here

Contact Us

Chair: Hohyun Lee

Senior Administrative Assistant:
Darcy Yaley 

408-554-4937

Mechanical Engineering
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053