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UM-ME remembers distinguished alumna Kimberly Hammonds

After earning her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan in 1990, Kim’s illustrious career took her through several executive leadership positions at major companies, like Ford Motor Co., Dell Inc., Boeing Co., and Deutsche Bank AG.

Rohini Bala Chandran receives NSF Career Award for study of radiative transport

Dr. Bala Chandran’s proposal, titled “Understanding Radiative Transport in Flowing and Reactive Participating Media with Integrated Models and Measurements,” seeks to develop and deploy predictive models integrated with experimental measurements to establish a more fundamental and holistic understanding of flow-radiation-reaction interactions in various thermal and solar energy systems.

ME student team receives VentureWell E-Team Grant for safe battery storage design

Each year, some 3,500 coin cell batteries are swallowed by children and toddlers, causing internal burns in the esophagus and fatalities. A team of ME undergraduates who participated in the RISE ME390 program has received external funding through the VentureWell e-team program to help commercialize their safe battery storage innovation.