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2021 Order of the Engineer inductees

Order of the Engineer logo.

Eight MSE seniors were inducted into the Order of the Engineer, an organization established underscore and celebrate the important role engineering plays in maintaining the safety and welfare of the public, through the ethical and dedicated commitment to the products that they design and produce. 

Inducted were Lauren Bowling, Nate Carey, Michael Claiborne, Morgan Drumm, Sidney Feige, Michael Gazdecki, Anna Isaacson, and Ryan Weiss.


2021 MSE Capstone Design Presentations – 15 April 2021

The Relativity company logo.

Project:  Aluminum-scandium alloy design for wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM)
Team: Devin Deaton, Morgan Drum, and Ross Patterson
Sponsor:  Relativity Space; Sam Tonneslan, sponsor liaison

The company logo for Altenloh, Brinck, & Company.

Project:  Decreasing corrosion in steel fasteners for pressure treated lumber
Team:  Nate Carey, Anna Hildebrandt, Jason Seeterlin, and Henry Vandermark
Sponsor:  Altenloh, Brinck & Company; Derek Krueger, sponsor liaison

Project:  Development of a beta brass alloy for co-extrusion
Team:  Lauren Bowling, Sidney Feige, Anna Isaacson, and Maria Rochow
Sponsor:  MTU College of Engineering and Mueller Industries, Todd Kidder, sponsor liaison

ASM Undergraduate Design Competition Nominee!

The company logo for Hobart Brothers, LLC.

Project:  Effect of manganese on weld strength and drawability in 5xxx series aluminum weld wire
Team:  Michael Gazdecki, Spencer Hunt, Tyler Latta, and Ryan Weiss
Sponsor:  Hobart Brothers, LLC; Carson Williams, sponsor liaison

External Advisory Board Best Project Award!
Students’ Choice Award!

The company logo for Mercury Marine.

Project:  Wire arc additive manufacturing of steel diecasting hardware
Team:  Noah Ekdom, Mike Groeneveld, and Ty Timmerman
Sponsor:  Mercury Marine; Alex Monroe, sponsor liaison

MSE Staff S·I·R·I·F Award*!
* Safety · Innovation · Resourceful · Industrious · Fundamentals