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Bachir Abeid: Paying It Forward

Bachir Abeid, PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, gives back to the United World Colleges, an organization that provided him with educational opportunities he would not have otherwise had.

Leaders & Honors 2023 Awards Recipients Announced

Michigan Engineers make tremendous achievements both in and out of the classroom throughout their academic careers. Each year, the College of Engineering celebrates the accomplishments of students who have demonstrated excellence in their academic work, leadership experiences, and in service to others.

Four ME PhD students selected for Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships

The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship supports outstanding doctoral students who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on dissertation research and writing. The Fellowship seeks to support students working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious, and impactful.

ME PhD student recognized with AVS Thin Film James Harper Award

Andrew Gayle, PhD candidate in U-M Mechanical Engineering, received the AVS Thin Film James Harper Award at the American Vacuum Society’s (AVS) 68th International Symposium for his talk, “Tunable ALD Infiltration into High-Aspect-Ratio Aerogels Enabled by Process Modeling for Solar Thermal Applications.”

ME student team receives VentureWell E-Team Grant for safe battery storage design

Each year, some 3,500 coin cell batteries are swallowed by children and toddlers, causing internal burns in the esophagus and fatalities. A team of ME undergraduates who participated in the RISE ME390 program has received external funding through the VentureWell e-team program to help commercialize their safe battery storage innovation.