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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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Michigan Engineering

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Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics the magic of the real thing

In spite of being 80 percent water, cartilage is tough stuff. Now, a synthetic material can pack even more H2O without compromising on strength. | Medium Read