The 2020 American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) Goel Award was created in 2016 after Dr. Vijay Goel, the Borelli Award winner in 2014. This award honors those whose work has a biomechanic factor which started as basic research and then transitioned into a benefit for the health and well-being of humans.
Written by Shannon Danforth
This week is a pivotal one for the University of Michigan (U-M) Mechanical Engineering (ME) undergraduate students. In a normal semester, it is time to put the finishing touches and conduct tests on their semester-long team projects in ME 250 and ME 350. It all culminates during the U-M ME Undergraduate Symposium (MEUS) where they meet in the BorgWarner Galleria of GG Brown for a showdown of machines and what always proves to be a solid demonstration of problem-solving.
The International Academy for Production Engineering (CRIP), is the world-leading organization in manufacturing research. Fellows are internationally recognized scientists elected to be CIRP members for life. The academy has restricted membership to 15 per country based on excellence in research.
The SSM Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes senior researchers who have made significant contributions to the field of Smart Structures and Materials (SSM).
ME Professor Diann Brei has been named the new chair of Integrative Systems + Design (ISD), effective July 19, 2018. She succeeds the ISD founding chair Panos Papalambros, the James B Angell Distinguished University Professor, the Donald C. Graham Professor of Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Architecture, and Professor of Art and Design.
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