by Dan Newman
ME Professor Emeritus Yoram Koren, the James J. Duderstadt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Manufacturing and Paul G.
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
ME Associate Professor Shorya Awtar and C.S. Mott surgeon Dr. James Geiger have reached key milestones in their joint endeavor, FlexDex Surgical.