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Alumnus Peter Wurman inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Wurman and his cofounders were recognized for their invention of the Kiva system, a revolutionary warehouse order fulfillment system that uses mobile robots and control software to bring inventory shelves to workers.|Short Read

IOE Advisory Board achieves goal in first fundraising effort

U-M IOE Professor and Chair, Brian Denton, explains the role of the IOE Advisory Board and highlights their recent fundraising efforts. |Short Read
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IOE alum Craig Russell receives 2019 Alumni Merit Award

U-M IOE alumnus Craig Russell is the recipient of the 2019 Alumni Merit Award for personifying the College of Engineering’s tradition of excellence.|Short Read
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Jeff Lievense (BSE ’76)

A recent inductee into the National Academy of Engineering, Jeff is an industrial biotechnology pioneer.|Medium Read

Designing the future of the human-tech interface

Rick Bergman, EVP of Computing and Graphics at Advanced Micro Devices, came to campus to accept the 2019 ECE Alumni Impact Award and spoke about his career and the future of computing and human interface. |Medium Read
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Xbox Kinect architect, Dawson Yee, wins 2019 College of Engineering Alumni Merit Award for ECE

Yee gave advice to students on how to best prepare for a career helping produce the next generation of high-tech electronics.|Medium Read

CSE alum William Sanders appointed Dean of Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering

Sanders has spent the past 25 years of his career at the University of Illinois, working on secure and dependable computing and security for critical infrastructures.|Short Read
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Georgia Tech Dean of College of Engineering, Steve McLaughlin, wins 2019 ECE Distinguished Educator Award

McLaughlin spoke about how academic institutions can take better care of their students’ mental health while providing a fuller academic experience, as well as his love for U-M. |Medium Read

Hailing the future of autonomous taxis

Ford acquires Quantum Signal AI, founded by ECE alum Mitchell Rohde, to make robotaxis and driverless delivery vehicles a reality within two years. |Medium Read
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2019 ChE Homecoming Events

80th Birthday Breakfast and Alumni Luncheon|Short Read
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Keane receives Jimmie Hamilton/Frank Law Awards from American Society of Naval Engineers

Robert J Keane, Jr. (NAME MSE '70) has received multiple awards from the American Society of Naval Engineers |Short Read
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NAME alumni awarded at 2019 SNAME Maritime Convention

Multiple prominent NAME alumni have been named awardees for this year's SNAME Maritime Convention.|Medium Read