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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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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

Realizing Breakthroughs

U-M’s Automotive Research Center is a ‘national strategic asset’

NASEM welcomes Chinedum Okwudire to Committee Serving National Defense

The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has put together a committee on "Strengthening the Talent for National Defense: Infusing Advanced Manufacturing in Engineering Education." Chinedum Okwudire has been chosen to serve on this committee. 

David Kwabi receives NSF CAREER Award for work in carbon capture technology

David Kwabi's proposal entitled, "CAREER: Combining Electrode Engineering with Electrochemical Modeling to Enable Atmospheric CO2 Capture," receives the NSF CAREER award. 

Screenshot of Professor Andre Boehman on a video call for interview by anchor on WUSA9 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.

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. 

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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.