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Classes and Career Fair canceled

Due to the severe weather and state of emergency in the state of Michigan, the University of Michigan has determined it will be reducing operations for Wednesday, Jan. 30 and Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. This includes canceling all classes and events.|Short Read
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Victor C. Li Appointed Distinguished University Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Victor C. Li was appointed the James R. Rice Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, effective September 1.|Short Read
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‘I hacked an election. So can the Russians.’

Professor Alex Halderman and the New York Times staged a mock election to demonstrate voting machine vulnerability. |Short Read

U-M’s Dawn Tilbury to head NSF Engineering Directorate

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected a University of Michigan mechanical engineering professor Dawn Tilbury to serve as head of its Directorate for Engineering.|Medium Read
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Quantum limits to heat flow observed at room temperature

Quantum mechanics governs the flow of heat in atoms and Michigan Engineers have directly measured a "quantum of thermal conductance" at room temperature. |Medium Read
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U-M faculty elected to National Academy of Engineering

The most prestigious engineering association in the U.S. has named Ellen Arruda, Mark Daskin and Noboru Kikuchi among its newest members.|Short Read
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U-M first in line for new bird-inspired walking robot

Crashworthy biped expected to run faster than an 8-minute mile and conquer the Wave Field.|Short Read
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Coating method could improve temporary implants that dissolve in the body

Very even, pure coatings that promote healing may now be possible for biodegradable sutures and bone screws.|Medium Read
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New restrooms help demonstrate urine fertilizer concept

The nation's first end-to-end urine diversion demonstration system opened, a step toward more sustainable and cost-effective fertilizer and wastewater treatment.|Medium Read
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Mount and Wu scholarship rewards extracurriculars

Michelle Wu (BSE ChE '01), Melissa Wu (BSE Civ '03) and Brian Mount (BSE Comp '01, MSE '03) have endowed the Mount and Wu Families Scholarship.|Short Read
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US Airways Flight 1549 seven years later

Safety, autonomy, and the human element: toward air and ground vehicles that begin to override our actions to protect us.|Short Read
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Ferrari fund supports MSE grad students

The Estate of Harry M. Ferrari (MSE '55, PhD '58) provided a gift for endowment to establish the Harry Ferrari Student Fellowship Fund. This fund will provide support to graduate students in the department of Materials Science and Engineering.|Short Read