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Stefanopoulou speaking at 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control

Stefanopoulou delivered "Control Engineers: The Unsung Heroes of Battery Technology" at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) in Melbourne Australia this past December.

Cell-sized mechanosensitive and biosensing compartment programmed with DNA

What defines a living cell? How does one capture the molecular essence of life? These fundamental questions underpin the collaborative research program led by U-M ME Professor Allen Liu.

Molong Duon and Deokkyun Yoon, both mechanical engineering PhD students, and Chinedum Okwudire, associate professor in mechanical engineering, examine the effectiveness of their new, faster 3D printing algorithm. Credit: Evan Dougherty, Michigan Engineering

Okwudire has developed an algorithm that allows 3-D printers to deliver high-quality results at speeds up to two times faster than those in common use, with no added hardware costs


A 1500 lbs Rubiks cube built by ME students

Building Leaders

Who change the world

A giant Rubik’s Cube newly installed on the University of Michigan’s North Campus is believed to be one of the world’s largest hand-solvable, stationary versions of the famous puzzle.
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Rendering of the new Robotics Laboratory

Future Discovery

Built on an unshakeable foundation

Robotic technologies for air, sea and roads, for factories, hospitals and homes will have tailored lab space in the University of Michigan’s planned Robotics Laboratory.
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Miki Banu and bamboo

Hard Problems

Huge impact

Miki Banu creates a remarkable patented composite material made from structural bamboo fibers and a polymer matrix.
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