dynamics and vibrations
ME Assistant Research Scientist Tulga Ersal has been selected to receive the 2016 UMOR Research Faculty Recognition Award.
BY BRANDON PATTERSON AND MARC T. HENRY DE FRAHAN
From the beep of the morning alarm to chats with friends and coworkers and the sweet tunes of your favorite band, we are constantly surrounded by sound. We rely so much on hearing and sound for business, pleasure, and awareness of our everyday lives that, for most of us, a life without hearing is unfathomable. But for 70 million deaf people, this silence is reality. And it’s this reality that University of Michigan mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Aritra Sasmal is trying to understand and improve.
BY NICOLE CASAL MOORE
Okwudire and students win Best Oral Paper Award at 2015 American Society for Precision Engineering Conference
Left to right: Chinedum Okwudire, Xin Dong, Xiaowen Zhang
ME PhD student Seth Norberg's last article made the cover of the Journal of Applied Physics. In this feature article, atmospheric-pressure plasma jets (APPJs) are investigated using numerical simulations in the context of plasma medicine and biotechnology applications, as well as surface functionalization.
BY BREANNA BISHOP
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY