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FlexDex featured on MIT Tech Review, U-M, Huffington Post, front page of NSF
U-M ME startup FlexDex Surgical’s first product—a simple, ergonomic and intuitive "needle driver" for stitching inside the body—has been used for the first time in a series of operations.
Bruce Karnopp to be Remembered at Michigan League March 26th
Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Emeritus Bruce H. Karnopp, Ph.D, passed away on January 1 st , 2017. Karnopp spent nearly four decades teaching at U-M ME before retiring in May of 2004.
Kota receives Distinguished University Innovator Award
Sponsored by the U-M Office of Research, the award honors faculty who have made important and lasting contributions to society by developing novel ideas and insights through their research, and then translating them to practice
Quantum limits to heat flow observed at room temperature (published in Science)
Students from Meyhofer and Reddy groups observe this phenomenon for the first time at room temperature
Arruda and Kikuchi elected members of the National Academy of Engineering
Election to National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer.
Pan receives 2017 SAE Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor, established in 1986, is presented annually and is SAE International’s most prestigious award.

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