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Celebrating diversity in engineering: Dr. Maria Choi

Dr. Maria Choi reflects on her career in electric propulsion and her experiences as a woman engineer in the aerospace industry.|Medium Read
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G. G. Brown: Mentor and pioneer

A leader whose methods and means were ahead of their time, Brown remains a Michigan icon.|Short Read

Distinguished U-M CEE alum, Feyyaz Berker, passes

Berker (MSC CE ’48) passed on August 22, 2017. He was a prolific entrepreneur and pioneer in the Turkish construction engineering industry.|Short Read
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UM Aero alum Sandro Salgueiro drives innovation as member of Airbus’s Team X

Michigan Aerospace alum Sandro Salgueiro (BSAE ’15) is helping to drive some of aviation’s most innovative projects as a member of Airbus’s Team X. |Medium Read
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The art of cyber war with Isaac Porche

Dr. Porche shares the global state of cyber warfare, and how his time at Michigan led him to the front lines.|Long Read
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Jordi Ribas: From video compression to leading AI products at Microsoft

His PhD from Michigan ECE allowed him to lead one of the largest tech companies' AI Products initiative.|Medium Read
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Celebrating diversity: U-M alum and NASA Glenn researcher receives HENAAC Most Promising Hispanic Engineer Award

Alum Dr. Evan Pineda has received the HENAAC Most Promising Hispanic Engineer Award for his exemplary technical contributions, leadership and community service involvement at NASA Glenn Research Center. |Medium Read
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A champion for STEM diversity

2017 Distinguished Service Award honoree: Tarolyn Buckles|Short Read
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Evigia founder Navid Yazdi creates essential sensor networks

Alumnus Navid Yazdi develops sensors that accomplish incredible tasks.|Medium Read
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Footsteps all her own

The unexpected journey of father-and-daughter Raytheon engineers.|Short Read
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Distinguished U-M Aero alum and NASA technologist Dr. Meng-Sing Liou passes

U-M Aerospace alum Dr. Meng-Sing Liou (MSAE ’75, Ph.D. ’77) passed on September 29, 2017. Dr. Meng-Sing Liou was a trailblazer in the field of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).|Short Read
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Claude Shannon: Juggling ones and zeros

His inventions spanned the spectrum from playful to paramount.|Long Read