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UM Mechanical Engineering is at the forefront of developing solutions to unprecedented technical challenges of the world. Through our Research, Innovation, Service and Entrepreneurship (RISE) program, undergraduate students can be part of this exciting, dynamic experience!

As part of the RISE program, undergraduate students have the opportunity to work alongside world-renowned faculty in state-of-the-art facilities on real-world projects that impact our society and future. Students can participate in a RISE project a) individually with an ME professor, b) as a member of a larger multi-disciplinary project, or c) through their co-curricular experiences across the University (e.g. BLUELab, Multidisciplinary Design Program, International Programs or the College of Engineering Honors Program). Students may engage in the RISE program for one or several terms throughout their academic career.

This unique experience teaches students to holistically connect all aspects of their UM life including coursework, co-curricular activities, and community to make a lasting difference in the world.

ME Students: Ready to go to your RISE project workspace?
Access the Student Workspace.

ME Faculty: Ready to review your RISE projects?
Access the Faculty Workspace.

Please explore the RISE Faculty Handbook for information on the process.