Michigan Engineering – Michigan Robotics’ latest member arrived last week in a black plastic case about two feet to a side, buried beneath a layer of foam cubes and crouched on a metal calibration stand.
FlexDex Surgical, an innovative medical device company founded by Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Shorya Awtar and Medical School Professor James Geiger (Pediatric Surgeon at C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital), has received coverage from several media outlets.
The ME department’s undergraduate curriculum has a unique team-based, Design-Build-Test spine of required classes. In Design and Manufacturing I, II and III (ME250, 350 and 450 respectively), sophomores, juniors and seniors turn concepts into real, working engineered systems and manufacturable products.
BY JOHN GALLAGHER
DETROIT FREE PRESS
A revolutionary shape-changing aircraft wing took to the air recently in a successful test flight over NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in the Mojave Desert. The test was a major step forward for a technology that’s likely to have far-reaching effects on aviation, including quieter air travel and billions of dollars in annual fuel savings.
Jeff Sakamoto (left), Ramanarayan Vasudevan (right)