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Callan Luetkemeyer

Luetkemeyer's research uses state-of-the-art, full-field experimental and computational inverse techniques to build mathematical models of the mechanical behavior of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

Aluminum cans destined for recycling

The article is titled "How recycling more steel and aluminum could slash imports without a trade war."

A disc-shaped colony in which neural plate cells are marked by red fluorescent tags, while the neural plate border cells are tagged with green. The new study suggests that human embryonic stem cells differentiate into neural plate or neural plate border cells based in part on the physical signals they perceive while differentiating. Image: Xufeng Xue, Integrated Biosystems and Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Michigan.

The new study also reveals the important role of mechanical signals in the development of the human nervous system.

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The latest design of the arterial everter is a flexible tool with a tapered silicone tip that can spread the artery onto the coupler’s pins from almost any angle. The pins pierce through the artery and into the silicone without bending, and the tool’s shaft can be angled as needed. Credit: Carolyn McCarthy

Building Leaders

Who change the world

Reconstructive surgery tech gets its start in an ME 450 class -- the ‘arterial everter’ has now been licensed to Baxter.
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The jerboa - a bipedal desert rodent native to North Africa and Central Asia. Credit: Christian Baker

Future Discovery

Built on an unshakeable foundation

From rodent to robot: how a hopping mouse and information theory could inform robotic locomotion.
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A car in MCity

Hard Problems

Huge impact

Professor Peng works to improve vehicle efficiency and self-driving safety.
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