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AE Dept collaborates with Mott’s Children’s Hospital to raise cancer awareness

The Aerospace Engineering Department collaborated with Mott’s Children’s Hospital on their Block Out Cancer campaign to promote awareness of childhood cancer. | Short Read
AE Associate Professor helps 7-year old Leukemia fighter take flight.

The Aerospace Engineering Department collaborated with Mott’s Children’s Hospital on their Block Out Cancer campaign to promote awareness of childhood cancer.

In this touching video, AE Associate Professor Nakhiah Goulbourne helps Joseph, a 7-year old Leukemia fighter, take flight.

About Dr. Goulbourne

Dr. Goulbourne’s research focuses on the mechanics of polymers, biological membranes, electro-active polymers, and hybrid composites. She is the Director of the Soft Materials Research Laboratory, an Applied Mechanics group. Her group is engaged in developing models for new materials and experimental mechanics. The long-term research focus of her group is to develop a framework to connect material morphology with macroscopic response and performance.

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BepiColombo approaching Mercury. Credit: European Space Agency

U-M researchers to help unravel Mercury, solar system mysteries

In ESA's BepiColombo mission, an examination of the particles in Mercury's upper atmosphere will shed light on what the planet is made of. | Medium Read