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The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship supports outstanding doctoral students who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on dissertation research and writing

The College of Engineering is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of students who have demonstrated excellence in their academic work, leadership experiences and in service to others.

Sponsored by the U-M Office of Research, the award honors faculty who have made important and lasting contributions to society by developing novel ideas and insights through their research, and then translating them to practice

U-M ME startup FlexDex Surgical’s first product—a simple, ergonomic and intuitive "needle driver" for stitching inside the body—has been used for the first time in a series of operations.

Students from Meyhofer and Reddy groups observe this phenomenon for the first time at room temperature

“The ability to use tried and true metal forming processes such as stamping on new composite materials, especially green composites, has the potential to speed the adoption of lightweight materials in automotive and other applications,” said Banu.

The Medal of Honor, established in 1986, is presented annually and is SAE International’s most prestigious award.

Election to National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer.

Professor Sridhar Kota's article, "Slightly Better iPhones Won't Fix the U.S. Economy," was featured in Fortune Magazine.

This award recognizes outstanding new faculty who were nominated by 3M researchers and selected based on their research, experience and academic leadership.

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Emeritus Bruce H. Karnopp, Ph.D, passed away on January 1 st , 2017. Karnopp spent nearly four decades teaching at U-M ME before retiring in May of 2004.

Okwudire and Johnsen will be honored at the ME Spring Banquet

This award honors students, student organizations, and faculty members at the University of Michigan North Campus who exemplify the leadership and vision of Dr. King through their commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusion

Assistant Research Scientist Travis Thompson was named one of the Forbes Magazine's top energy tech entrepreneurs under the age of 30

Five ME faculty members received College of Engineering Awards in 2017. These recipients include Shorya Awtar, Margaret Wooldridge, Wei Lu, Michael Thouless, and Miki Banu

Professor Sridhar Kota's article, "Universities Must Help Educate Woefully Uninformed Lawmakers," was featured in Wired Magazine.

These faculty are Dawn Tilbury (Chair of the Engineering's Steering Committee on Advanced Manufacturing), Steve Ceccio (Associate Dean for Research), Jing Sun (Chair of NAME)

Vesper announced that it has closed on a $15 million Series A round led by Accomplice with participation also coming from Amazon's Alexa Fund, Hyperplane, Miraenano Tech, and other investors

This course is an introduction to the finite element method as applicable to a range of problems in physics and engineering sciences.

The paper is titled "Dendrites and Pits: untangling the complex behavior of lithium metal anodes through operando video microscopy"

“People have a fairly good understanding of what happens in embryos before and after implantation,” said Jianping Fu, “But what is happening during implantation, including the process of amnion development, is a black box.”

They are honored for the development of an advanced battery management system accounting for electro-thermo-mechanical phenomena

Thouless' father is honored for his contributions to the field of topology

The symposium will take place at the Biophysical Society 61st Annual Meeting in New Orleans, February 11-15, 2017

Since 1980, the SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award has recognized manufacturing engineers, age 35 or younger, who have made exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the manufacturing industry.