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U-M ME Professor Wei Lu and his student Hossein Rokni have released a paper in Nature Communications entitled “Direct measurements of interfacial adhesion in 2D materials and van der Waals heterostructures in ambient air.

The Center for Academic Innovation has selected Wei Lu as a Fellow in the 2021 cohort of the competitive Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship program.

April 23, 2021, the Academic Council of the Technical University of Denmark will confer upon Michael Thouless the degree “doctor technices honoris causa” which is the highest academic distinction within engineering and technological science in Denmark.

The Willie Hobbs Moore Awards recognizes individuals in STEM whose achievements encourage and inspire others to achieve their goals. 

Rohini Bala Chandran (PI) and Don Siegel's (Co-PI) proposal has been selected by the Graham Sustainability Institute's Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program.

Congratulations to the mechanical engineering students who received awards at the 2021 Engineering Research Symposium!

The American Chemical Society has awarded Yue Fan in their Doctoral New Investigator grant program.

The U-M ME External Advisory Board has selected the joint paper entitled, "Lithium mechanics: roles of strain rate and temperature and implications for lithium metal batteries," for the 2020 William N. Findley Award. 

Galip Ulsoy and his wife Susan Glowski have provided an endowment gift to establish the E. & M. Ulsoy Citation Leader Award Fund. For 2021 it is presented to Professor Don Siegel. 

The annual Mechanical Engineering Department Achievement Awards have been given to Professor Angela Violi and Professor Jesse Capecelatro. 

Professor of mechanical engineering, Arvind Atreya, is now a Fellow of the Combustion Institute.

The ME DEI Committee talks with ME Assistant Professor David Kwabi

U-M mechanical engineering professor, Dawn Tilbury, honored with the 2021 Sarah Goddard Power Award

The Society of Engineering Science has awarded Ellen Arruda for her sustained outstanding contributions in theoretical and experimental mechanics.

For outstanding contributions to hydrodynamics research, Professor Steve Ceccio has been recognized by ASME.

Equipment previously used in auto emissions testing highlights risks.

Lithium metal solid-state batteries can provide a safer, more powerful alternative to the current standard.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers honored Professor Kon-Well Wang with the Rayleigh Lecture Award.