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2021 Korybalski Lecture

U-M ME is pleased to welcome Vijay Kumar, the Nemirovsky Family Dean of Penn Engineering, as the 2021 Michael Korybalski Distinguished Lecturer.

Improving Lives

‘Transportation is a form of freedom’: Prof Daly discusses how to make it more equitable

Transforming Futures

ME engineers are working to make our electrified future more equitable and avoid the mistakes of the past

ME Department Receives Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award

The U-M Mechanical Engineering Department is the recipient of the 2021-2022 Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award.

$3.4M to turn up the heat at solar-thermal plants

Improved heat-trapping materials for solar thermal energy could help the U.S. meet its goal of cutting solar energy costs in half by 2030.

Key takeaways from the COP26 Summit

Three Michigan Engineering experts offer insights following the summit in Glasgow.

2021 Korybalski Lecture: Vijay Kumar

U-M ME is pleased to welcome Vijay Kumar, the Nemirovsky Family Dean of Penn Engineering, as the 2021 Michael Korybalski Distinguished Lecturer.

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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.