Alumni

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Raytheon’s Dr. Katherine Herrick is the 2020 ECE Alumni Merit Award winner

Herrick is Senior Fellow and a Chief Engineer at Raytheon Company and serves on the ECE advisory council. Herrick is Senior Fellow and a Chief Engineer at Raytheon Company and serves on the ECE advisory council.|Medium Read

Alumni profile: A conversation with Douglas Densmore

Densmore works at the pioneering intersection of biology and electronic design automation to develop next-generation technologies.|Short Read
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Entrepreneur Dr. Scott Hanson awarded 2020 ECE Alumni Rising Star Award

Hanson is founder and CEO of Ambiq Micro, a startup semiconductor company that works to advance ultra-low power electronics for next generation Internet of Things.|Medium Read
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Prof. Tara Javidi awarded ECE’s Distinguished Educator Award for her excellence in information and system theory education

Javidi is a professor of ECE at the University of California, San Diego, where she specializes in Communication & Information Processing Systems and Networks, and works to empower engineering students of all backgrounds.|Medium Read

U-M Aerospace Engineering Alumnus Mitchell Walker Awarded the AIAA 2021 Sustained Service Award

Congratulations Mitchell Walker on receiving the 2021 Sustained Service Award from the AIAA for his lasting contributions to the AIAA and the aerospace industry.|Short Read
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Prof. Jian-Ming Jin awarded ECE’s Distinguished Educator Award for his excellence in electromagnetics education

Jin, a chair professor of ECE at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, describes his time at Michigan, and his career as an educator.|Medium Read
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Alumni profile: A conversation with Robert Scott

A Michigan engineer and a corporate leader, Robert Scott is a team builder, a mentor to many, and champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion.|Long Read
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Lawser family scholarship supports EECS wolverines

John and Sarah Lawser created the fund to give back to U-M by empowering the next generation of EECS engineers.|Medium Read

In Memoriam: Tenho Connable, ChE alumna

Tenho Connable, one of the first female engineers to graduate from the College of Engineering and a highly respected member of the U-M ChE alumni community, died on January 17, 2020 at the age of 101.|Short Read
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SambaNova, founded by alumnus Kunle Olukotun, emerges from stealth mode with AI-accelerated HPC system

Co-founded by alumnus Kunle Olukotun, the company has announced product and system-as-a-service solutions for AI-intensive applications.|Short Read
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Alumnus Brian Justusson awarded the Young Professional Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

U-M Aerospace Engineering congratulates alumnus Brian Justusson (PhD ‘15), Structural Analysis Engineer at Boeing, on winning the 2020 AIAA St. Louis Section Young Professionals Award for his development of structural analytic tools for composite structures. |Short Read

Memorial to Bill Johnson

U-M IOE Professor and Chair, Brian Denton, recognizes the passing of Bill Johnson, an extraordinary IOE alum and a long-time supporter of the department.|Short Read