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Realizing Breakthroughs

The University of Michigan will lead a suite of projects involving multiple institutions to boost understanding of solid-state EV power cells.

DEI Momentum

We believe each one of us plays an important role in building an environment where everyone can thrive as learners and leaders. We have put together this webpage to help collect resources, transparency, opportunities, and more revolving around DEI in our department and beyond.

Living in Michigan

The U-M Department of Mechanical Engineering is located on the University of Michigan’s North campus in Ann Arbor, a vibrant mid-sized city known for its sprawling greenery and exposed-brick facades, its array of enticing eateries and historic theaters, and, of course, Michigan Football!

Research from the Liu lab highlighted in NASEM proceedings
September 26, 2023

The NSF-funded research from Liu’s lab is featured in the proceedings entitled Understanding the Rules of Life.

Going Beyond ME: Saima Jamal
September 14, 2023

Saima Jamal has spent the past eight months in NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, at the Goddard Space Flight Center, and in Washington, D.C., exploring the multidisciplinary work open to a mechanical engineer in the space industry.

Down to the Last Drop
August 21, 2023

The Energy Transport Laboratory has published a new study about droplet coalescence, an important process that affects droplet shedding on state-of-the-art oil-impregnated surfaces.

Ultrasonic Imaging to Assess Reactor Parts
August 10, 2023

Funded with $1 million from the Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Partnerships program, ME professor, Serife Tol, will be developing a quality assessment method for nuclear reactor parts using advanced ultrasonic imaging.

ME associate professor receives Henry Russel Award
July 31, 2023

Elliott Rouse is a recipient of this year’s Henry Russel Awards, the university’s highest honor for early or mid-career faculty members.

Kon-Well Wang named A. Galip Ulsoy Distinguished University Professor
July 21, 2023

This appointment “recognizes his extensive and outstanding scholarly achievements, his commitment to excellence in education for his students, and his extensive contributions to the University of Michigan and beyond.”

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Simulating Bus Airflow
By simulating how particles exhaled from passengers on a bus would travel through the vehicle under various conditions, researchers at the University of Michigan have been able to develop guidelines for how to operate campus buses more safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.