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Welcome from the Chair

Ellen Arruda

Dear friends,

I hope this message finds you safe and well. It has been an extraordinary year, one that has underscored the grit, resolve, and dedication of our entire community — our faculty, staff, students, and alumni alike. As chair of the University of Michigan Department of Mechanical Engineering (U-M ME), I have been privileged to witness their remarkable commitment and resilience in so many ways... read more  

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ME Celebrates 150 Years!

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Recent News

Professor Andre Boehman gives interview on electric vehicles and biodiesel

As the Biden Administration puts more attention on reducing carbon emissions by wanting to sell more electric vehicles, Professor Boehman talks about how more than just electric vehicles are needed in this WUSA9 interview. 

Allen Liu, Faculty governance chair looks ahead to the coming year

Allen Liu, associate professor of mechanical engineering and chair of U-M's central faculty governance system, comments on what the 2021-2022 school year will be like. 

New student team constructs robotic submarine, finishes 4th at international competition

Michigan Robosub built their first autonomous submarine and competed virtually against 54 teams from 12 countries, completing several aquatic tasks.

Videos

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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