University of Michigan (U-M) Mechanical Engineering (ME) graduate student Eishaan Gakhar has been leading the U-M Multidisciplinary Design Project (MDP) team in the development of CubeSat, a space ti
The IEEE Board of Directors has elevated Professor Kazu Saitou to IEEE Fellow, effective 1 January 2018, with the following citation: "for contributions in computational assembly and disassembly design of mechanical products."
Associate Professor Shorya Awtar has been elected Fellow of the American Society Of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Associate Professor Kathleen Sienko gave an overview of the ME's Global Health Design Initiative during a National Academies workshop on Engaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the Sustainable Development Goals. GHDI "focuses on training a new generation of engineers to collaborate with stakeholders to define problems and develop and implement solutions to address essential health care challenges through engineering design."
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ME Assistant Professor Chinedum Okwudire has been selected to receive the 2016 Young Investigator Award from the International Symposium on Flexible Automation (ISFA).
$50 Million Renovation Boasts Mechanical Engineering State-of-the-Art Student-Centric Education Facilities
Construction of the GG Brown Memorial Laboratories began in the summer of 2014 and is currently wrapping up.
BY BRANDON PATTERSON AND MARC T. HENRY DE FRAHAN
Huei Peng has been named director of U-M's Mobility Transformation Center, an interdisciplinary research unit of the U-M Office of Research, and Carrie Morton has been appointed deputy director of the MTC.