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ME125: 125 Years of Engineering the Future
ISSUE 10 • DECEMBER 2013
All Torqued Up - Capstone Design Expo winners

WHAT'S NEW

Lug Nuts Bring Ingenuity to
Capstone Design Expo

A lug nut starter that can save time on assembly lines took home the grand prize at the Fall 2013 Capstone Design Expo, the biannual smorgasbord of engineering and design projects. 

Created by six ME majors collectively known as All Torqued Up and supported by General Motors, the device can quickly place a lug nut on a tire so that workers can use a more powerful torque gun to tighten it.

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OTHER NEWS

This Ain't Your Grandfather's ME Degree [video]

This Ain't Your Grandfather's ME Degree

This video, featuring Dr. Bill Wepfer, Chair of the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech, provides an explanation of the new undergraduate curriculum.

Learn more about the ME undergrad program here:https://www.me.gatech.edu/undergraduate

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ME ECON Minor [video]

An Explanation of an ME Minor for an ME Major

This video, featuring Dr. David Laband, Chair of the School of Economics at Georgia Tech, provides an explanation of an ECON minor for ME majors under the new ME undergraduate curriculum.

Learn more about the ME undergrad program here:
https://www.me.gatech.edu/undergraduate

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Deborah Kilpatrick, Top Women in Biotech 2013

Alumnus and former Advisory Board Chair Named among Top Women in Biotech

Deborah Kilpatrick, MSME 1994, PhDME 1996, and former Advisory Board member and chair of the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering as well as current Advisory Board member of the Georgia Institute of Technology, was recently among 13 named Top Women in Biotech 2013 by FierceBiotech.

A piece of her article on FierceBiotech speaks specifically to her time at Georgia Tech and how she now gives back.

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The Story of ME: Ward Winer [video]

The Story of ME: Ward Winer

The Story of ME is a series of videos that showcase the lives of students, alumni, and faculty who were impacted by their time spent at the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Each is a story of a helluva mechanical engineer!

Ward Winer, Former Chair and Regents' Professor Emeritus, began at Tech in the Summer of 1969. He became the 7th Chair of the Woodruff School and held this position from 1988 to 2007. Dr. Winer has more than 200 publications and is a Fellow of ASME, STLE, AAAS, and ASEE. Enjoy his ME story.

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A Message from the School Chair

We're closing out another successful Fall term at the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering - our 125th to be exact!

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