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December 1, 2015

University receives $5.4M for energy efficiency projects

Two new U.S. Department of Energy grants that total $5.4 million will let University of Michigan engineering researchers work on "transformational" engine and battery projects.

Their efforts could lead to efficiency gains in cars and trucks, the electrical grid and beyond.

October 2, 2015

Engineering professor to lead national manufacturing consortium

A University of Michigan engineering professor will lead a national consortium to identify emerging advanced manufacturing technologies to enhance the country's innovation ecosystem, manufacturing competitiveness and national security, the White House announced Friday.

September 17, 2015

$12M renovation begins at U-M's nuclear engineering labs

After more than a decade of carefully dismantling U-M's nuclear reactor and clearing the building of radiation, the university initiated the facility’s second life as the Nuclear Engineering Laboratory on Thursday with a "wallbreaking" ceremony to kick off construction.

July 22, 2015

Nearly $1M awarded in last call for smaller Third Century grants

The latest and final round of Third Century Initiative Quick Win/Discovery grants will go to more than 20 projects, including a technology-based design solution for children with autism, one that encourages performing artists to approach their careers from an entrepreneurial mindset, and another that expands social science research opportunities

May 28, 2015

Rumor-detection software IDs disputed claims on Twitter

A week after the Boston marathon bombing, hackers sent a bogus tweet from the official Twitter handle of the Associated Press. It read: "Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured."

April 16, 2015

High-tech robotics center coming to North Campus

A $54 million robotics center at the University of Michigan will help advance the field as researchers say it's reaching a tipping point — poised to deliver autonomous technologies that are woven into our everyday lives.

The Board of Regents approved the College of Engineering's new robotics building project Thursday.

April 2, 2015

Robotics Day links research and education in national hub

In transportation, health care, education and beyond, robots are changing lives, say the organizers of the fifth annual Michigan Robotics Day. And they're doing it from Michigan. 

Robotics Day is 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 9 at the North Campus Research Complex, Building 18, 2800 Plymouth Road.

February 4, 2015

U-M to help lead $5M 'VIP' program in STEM education

In an effort to drive systemic reform of education in science, technology, engineering and math, the College of Engineering is co-leading a national program that will give more undergraduates and master's students deep experience in faculty research.

December 11, 2014

New minor in naval engineering now available

The College of Engineering has begun offering a minor in naval engineering, administered by the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME). 

December 8, 2014

Doing away with lectures, exams, graded homework

The students sit at small tables of four to five, separated by whiteboards, waiting for questions to come up on their electronic devices, which are tapped into a program that knows which student is sitting in what seat.

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