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The 2020 honorees, approved Feb. 20 by the Board of Regents, are Miranda D. Brown, Angela Violi, Gyorgyi Csankovszki, John Montgomery and Susan Scott Parrish.

This award is presented annually to senior graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship in an area of applied mechanics.

Neil Dasgupta, Don Siegel, Jeff Sakamoto, and Anna Stefanopoulou present at the prestigious Gordon Research Conference.  

ME Professors Edgar Meyhofer and Pramod Reddy have shown for the first time how a nanoscale thermal switch can be built by employing nanoscale effects that arise when heat is transferred between a hot and cold nanoscale-thick membrane via thermal radiation.

The NSF CAREER awards are the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

The SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award has recognized manufacturing engineers, age 35 or younger, who have made exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the manufacturing industry. 

"Our goal is to identify solar-powered wastewater nitrate treatment pathways that facilitate the recovery of energy by producing value-added chemicals from these nutrients," said Bala Chandran. The work is funded by Bala Chandran’s startup funds and MCubed, a University initiative to encourage innovative, interdisciplinary research. The project marries fundamental materials-scale catalysis, physics-based modeling, and experimental investigations. 

Activity trackers, smart watches, glucose monitors, and other wearable biosensor technology are a growing part of our lives. Now, ME Research Associate Professor Mihaela Banu is putting her research where our mouths are, with a collaborative initiative to develop a new smart, cyber-physical dental implant system.

ARC Team, Shanna Daly, Karl Grosh, Wai Lu, Chinedum Okwudire, Michael Umbriac, all have accepted College of Engineering Awards.

Fan's proposal entitled, "Connecting Grain Boundary's Metastability Evolution to Mechanical Behavior of Nanocrystalline Alloys During Non-Equilibrium Processing," won the award.

U-M ME, PhD student, Callan Luetkemeyer is a winner of the Savio L-Y. Woo Young Researcher Award – Biomechanical Research for ISLT-XVIII. She will be presenting her abstract at the symposium this February. 

This endowment gift is awarded annually by the Mechanical Engineering Department Chair.

Anam Khan gives an inspirational speech on the lesson of empathy at the 2019 Winter Commencement. 

We congratulate Professor Shih on this prestigious honor.

Rich Strader is the Vice President of Mobility Platforms and Products at Ford Motor Company and gave the 2019 Michael Korybalski Distinguished Lecture.

Mario Medina, ME PhD candidate, shares the most impactful experiences he has had during his time at U-M.

Shanna Daly has been awarded the National Science Foundation's CAREER Program Award.

The Society of Automotive Engineers' J. Cordell Breed Award for Women Leaders has been awarded to Angela Violi.

Panos Papalambros, Jesse Austin-Breneman, Dan Cooper, and Michael Umbriac collectively have been selected winners of the 2019 ASME Ben C. Sparks Medal Award.

“Siloxanes” could be key to deriving bolstered energy production from biogas.

Congratulations Rachel Casanova, Rachael Clarke, Adam Mael, Tim Moore, Kristel Oelke, Julie Tashjian, and Davon Wheeler. 

AIMBE is a non-profit, honorific society of the most accomplished individuals in the fields of medical and biological engineering. 

The Research Faculty Achievement Award honors those who have exceptional scholarly achievements, as evidenced by significant contributions to an academic field of study over time, a specific outstanding discovery or the development of innovative technology or practice.

The Distinguished Faculty Achievement Awards honor senior faculty who have consistently demonstrated outstanding achievements in scholarly research and/or creative endeavors.

Professor André Boehman has made exceptional contributions to the scholarly understanding of fuels, compression and spark-ignition engines, and engineering education.