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Welcome from the Chair

Ellen Arruda

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.

As chair of the University of Michigan Department of Mechanical Engineering (U-M ME), I have the privilege of seeing this on a daily basis... read more  

Spotlight

ME Celebrates 150 Years!

2018-19 ME Annual Report released

Lead. Discover. Inspire.

Recent News

Daly and Dasgupta Selected as Miller Faculty  Scholars

This award, endowed by engineering alumnus Larry Miller, is set up to recognize junior faculty members.

Nature Communications Publishes Paper: Low-temperature paddlewheel effect in glassy solid electrolytes

U-M ME PhD Student, Jeffrey Smith, and Professor Don Siegel have a paper titled, "Low-temperature paddlewheel effect in glassy solid electrolytes," published in Nature Communications. 

 

 

Mohsen Taheri Receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

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

Videos

The latest design of the arterial everter is a flexible tool with a tapered silicone tip that can spread the artery onto the coupler’s pins from almost any angle. The pins pierce through the artery and into the silicone without bending, and the tool’s shaft can be angled as needed. Credit: Carolyn McCarthy

Building Leaders

Who change the world

Reconstructive surgery tech gets its start in an ME 450 class -- the ‘arterial everter’ has now been licensed to Baxter.
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The jerboa - a bipedal desert rodent native to North Africa and Central Asia. Credit: Christian Baker

Future Discovery

Built on an unshakeable foundation

From rodent to robot: how a hopping mouse and information theory could inform robotic locomotion.
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A car in MCity

Hard Problems

Huge impact

Professor Peng works to improve vehicle efficiency and self-driving safety.
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