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ME Grad Seminar Series Seeks Alumni Volunteers

We are hosting a student-centric seminar series as part of a new initiative to reform the ME graduate program. PhD and Master's students will pitch their research to a panel of U-M ME Alumni and then receive feedback from them.

2020-21 Annual Report Released

Read about ME's leadership, research, and community in the 2020-2021 Annual Report.

Improving Lives

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

ME faculty promotions approved by Regents

The Regents of the University of Michigan have approved the promotions of four ME faculty.

Former NSF director becomes first chair of Michigan Engineering’s Robotics Department

Dawn Tilbury to lead department after laying blueprint for convergent robotics research at the College a decade ago.

Dan Cooper selected to receive 2022 ASME McDonald Mentoring Award

Dan Cooper, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, was selected to receive the highly-competitive 2022 ASME McDonald Mentoring Award

ME GSI, Nishant Jalgaonkar, selected for 2022 Rackham Outstanding GSI Award

Nishant Jalgaonkar, a graduate student instructor in Mechanical Engineering, was selected for a 2022 Rackham Outstanding GSI Award.

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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.