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How a hopping mouse and information theory could inform robotic locomotion

Built to handle falls, and with two extra motors in each leg, the new robot will help U-M roboticists take independent robotic walking to a whole new level.

The ME department is pleased to welcome Rohini Bala Chandran, Elliott Rouse and Alex Shorter who are joining the faculty as assistant professors.

This award, endowed by engineering alumnus Larry Miller, is set up to recognize junior faculty members.

Jianping Fu's research has shown that pluripotent stem cells can self-organize into a structure similar to the amniotic sac, an early stage of human development. The discovery could be used to study why pregnancies fail.

Assistant Professor Allen Liu was featured in an article in The Scientist titled "The Mechanobiology Garage: New tools for investigating how physical forces affect cells."

Professor Pipe and a team of U-M researchers have found a way to change plastic's molecular structure, making it as thermally conductive as glass

The ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements.

The Adel Sarofim award is presented every two years to a scientist for outstanding advancements in understanding combustion processes, formation of combustion by-products and mechanisms of their health effects.

This award was established 1982, in memory of the achievements of Arthur B. Guise, who singularly developed dry chemicals for use as fire extinguishing agents.

The fund will provide support to non-Michigan resident undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need.

Professor Ellen Arruda custom designed a batting glove to get UM’s Ako Thomas back on field after he sustained a hand injury

In 1973, Yoram Koren is featured for his work on Numerical Control and reconfigurable manufacturing.

Meet Novum: a long, skinny, single-fairing solar car

ME Professor David Dowling's graduate student Brian Worthmann was honored with a first place award at the "Gallery of Acoustics" competition at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Boston this past June.

Mcity demonstrates the powerful pairing of connectivity and automation.

Construction is officially complete on the interior renovation of ME’s Walter E. Lay Automotive Laboratory building.

The research focused on metallic glass, a novel material system with significantly different properties from traditional metal.

The work, which was a collaborative effort with a research group in Minnesota, included the construction of mechanosensitive liposome with biosensing capability using cell-free expression.

"The ARC is having a tremendous impact on the field," said Dingell. "I was really impressed to learn about the ARC’s implementation of the research concept used to reinforce the connection between basic research and real world needs."

The device was presented at the Global Health & Innovation Conference by Ibrahim Mohedas

The ASME J.P. Den Hartog Award is one of the most prestigious honors in the field of dynamics and vibration. It recognizes lifetime contributions to the teaching and practice of vibration engineering.

Meet ME’s Virginia Sereno, BIG 10 Track & Field, and Paul Powers, BIG 10 Men’s Swimming

Shao, a Detroit Country Day high school research student for Allen Liu's lab, was awarded first place in the Cellular and Molecular Biology category at the 60th Annual Science and Engineering Fair of Metro Detroit

The award is "given in recognition of distinguished and continued contribution over a substantial period of time to the advancement of lubrication science and engineering"