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Professor Kon-Well Wang and PhD student Manoj Thota researched origami lattice for on-demand acoustic wave tailoring.

Dr. S. Shankar Sastry, Dean and Roy W. Carlson Professor of Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley delivers the 2017 Michael Korybalski Distinguished Lecture

In an innovative, bullet-shaped car, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team took an historic second place today in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, an 1,800-mile race across the Australian Outback.

A new study from the University of Michigan underscores the urgency of reducing greenhouse gas emissions—from both environmental and economic perspectives.

Faculty Recognition Awards are intended for faculty early in their careers who have demonstrated substantive contributions to the university through achievements in scholarly research or creative endeavors; excellence as a teacher, adviser and mentor; and distinguished participation in service activities of the university.

Understanding the ways in which materials deform and develop stresses and how they respond to those stresses is relevant both to biological as well as nonliving systems, including lithium-ion batteries, other semiconducting devices and alloys used for structural applications, such as automobiles, aircraft and buildings.

The STAR award honors key contributors in the Hispanic community in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math

Mazumder's research takes ideas from basic physics and applies them to manufacturing.

In collaboration with MSE Professor Jinsang Kim’s group, ME Professor Kevin Pipe’s lab is using molecular design principles to improve thermal conductivity in polymers.

The award is for the proposed SCGSR research project, “An Experimental Investigation of Elementary Reactions of Siloxane Pyrolysis”

Artificial human embryos are coming, and no one knows how to handle them

Dr. Sastry will present some of the approaches they’ve taken at University of California, Berkeley toward educating students to be leaders in developing new technology innovation and entrepreneurship models to effect societal change.

Leqing Cui, Chinedum Okwudire, and Shorya Awtar has been selected as the winner of the 2017 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (DSCD) Best Conference Paper on Mechatronics Award

Associate Professor Kira Barton has been selected as the 2017 winner of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (DSCD) Young Investigator Award.

Researchers have developed a fluidic device to track over time which cancer cells lead the disease’s invasive march.

A new 14,000 pound, 25-foot-tall kinetic sculpture, 3 Cubes in a Seven Axis Relationship, was installed on North Campus in front of the entrance of G. G. Brown Building on Hayward Avenue.

How a hopping mouse and information theory could inform robotic locomotion

Built to handle falls, and with two extra motors in each leg, the new robot will help U-M roboticists take independent robotic walking to a whole new level.

The ME department is pleased to welcome Rohini Bala Chandran, Elliott Rouse and Alex Shorter who are joining the faculty as assistant professors.

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

Jianping Fu's research has shown that pluripotent stem cells can self-organize into a structure similar to the amniotic sac, an early stage of human development. The discovery could be used to study why pregnancies fail.

Assistant Professor Allen Liu was featured in an article in The Scientist titled "The Mechanobiology Garage: New tools for investigating how physical forces affect cells."

Professor Pipe and a team of U-M researchers have found a way to change plastic's molecular structure, making it as thermally conductive as glass

The ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements.

The Adel Sarofim award is presented every two years to a scientist for outstanding advancements in understanding combustion processes, formation of combustion by-products and mechanisms of their health effects.