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Samuel Nakamura and Edith R. Carlson Scholarship Fund receives additional gift

The scholarship supports undergraduate students enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering who are pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering.|Short Read
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New faculty award established in honor of Professor Scott Fogler

This award will be presented alongside the other prestigious awards at the College’s annual faculty honors program. |Short Read

Rick Bergman, CEO of Synaptics – giving tech a sense of touch

ECE alum Rick Bergman, CEO of Synaptics, is working to make tomorrow’s technology user friendly, safe, and reliable. The company hopes to lead what they call “the human interface revolution.” |Medium Read
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UM::Autonomy competes with brand new boat design

The UM::Autonomy team brought their latest autonomous boat, called Flying Sloth, to participate in the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Foundation Roboboat competition. |Short Read
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Baja Racing team first to three-peat national championship

The U-M Baja Racing team took first place in the U.S. national competition for the third year in a row, making them the first team to ever three-peat.|Short Read
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New student team builds autonomous vehicles

The University of Michigan Intelligent Ground Vehicle (UMIGV) student team has spent much of its first year organizing and fundraising, and is now building a prototype autonomous vehicle.|Short Read
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MHybrid takes on major design overhaul

The Michigan Hybrid Racing (MHybrid) team took their latest creation to the Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in May.|Short Read
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New student exoskeleton team launches prototype

Student team STARX (STrength Augmenting Robotic eXoskeletons) completed its second year, focused on making practical powered exoskeletons that increase the effective strength of the user. |Short Read
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Student hybrid rocket team takes first place at inaugural competition

The Michigan Aeronautical Science Association (MASA) won the first ever Spaceport America Cup, an intercollegiate rocket engineering competition with over 110 teams from colleges and universities in eleven countries. |Short Read
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Professor Ben Jorns receives AIAA Best Paper Award for electric propulsion research

Congratulations to Dr. Ben Jorns for receiving the AIAA Best Paper Award from the Electric Propulsion Technical Committee!|Medium Read