Michael Kessler

Kessler named fellow of mechanical engineers society

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Michael Kessler, Berry Family director and professor in Washington State University’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME), has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Researchers develop shape-changing smart material

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a unique, multifunctional smart material that can change shape from heat or light and assemble and disassemble itself. They have filed a provisional patent on the work.