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New Wurman computer science fund

Peter (MSE ’88, MS ’96, PhD ’99) and Nancy Wurman of Acton, Massachusetts, recently endowed the Wurman Family Computer Science Fellowship Student Fund. | Short Read

Peter (MSE  ’88, MS ’96, PhD ’99) and Nancy Wurman of Acton, Massachusetts, recently endowed the Wurman Family Computer Science Fellowship Student Fund. Their gift qualifies for the University’s Michigan Matching Initiative for Student Support and proceeds from the fund will benefit computer science graduate students enrolled in the College of Engineering.

Peter is an independent consultant who most recently served as chief technology officer and technical co-founder of Kiva Systems (now part of Amazon Robotics).

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John Balbach
Executive Director of Advancement

Michigan Engineering

(734) 763-0893

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Origami sonic barrier could reduce traffic noise

The ancient paper folding art was combined with wave propagation physics to create a new traffic noise barrier. | Medium Read