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What do you get when you give some of the brightest and most motivated student minds access to world-class faculty and facilities and present them with extremely difficult problems to solve?

Mechanical engineers who have a positive impact on the world around them...

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PhD and Master's in U-M ME

Looking to take another step forward in creating world-changing solutions? It is time to apply for graduate school at U-M Mechanical Engineering. Work on challenging problems in an environment where a convergence of disciplines meet in one department.

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!

Realizing Breakthroughs

3D printing software invented in ME lab and developed by Ulendo is able to print faster without sacrificing quality.

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Two ME faculty receive Fulbright Scholar Awards

Professor André Boehman and Associate Professor Gabor Orosz plan to spend a semester abroad in Spain and Hungary research and teaching. We asked them some questions about their upcoming Fulbright Scholar Awards Program.

Leaders & Honors 2023 Awards Recipients Announced

Michigan Engineers make tremendous achievements both in and out of the classroom throughout their academic careers. Each year, the College of Engineering celebrates the accomplishments of students who have demonstrated excellence in their academic work, leadership experiences, and in service to others.

Four ME PhD students selected for Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships

The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship supports outstanding doctoral students who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on dissertation research and writing. The Fellowship seeks to support students working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious, and impactful.

ME professor named Faculty Director at the Center for Entrepreneurship

Volker Sick, DTE Energy Professor of Advanced Energy Research and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been named Faculty Director at the Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE).

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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.