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Graduate Students host leadership camp in Liberia

Three CEE doctoral students (Sahithya Reddivari, Margaret Reuter and Sara Rimer) recently traveled with the Graduate Society of Women Engineers (SWE) to Liberia to host a 2-week engineering leadership camp.| Short Read

According to the Rackham website, the camp was hosted with the Liberian Society of Women Engineers (L-SWE). L-SWE, founded by students in 2013, is the first international SWE chapter founded in Africa. The leadership camp, held at the Peace Corp Training Facility in Kakata, was coordinated in partnership between the Liberian students and the U-M students and contained leadership workshops, practical engineering activities, professional development activities, and social events.

To learn more, please visit the SWE-UM blog.

A simulation of the landing .

Sticking the landing on Mars: High-powered computing aims to reduce guesswork

As the Mars 2020 launch approaches, a separate effort is using simulations to understand landing dynamics for tomorrow's missions. | Medium Read