featured Alumni stories
Michigan Engineer Levi Weintraub pauses to enjoy the sunset near Nampula, Mozambique.

Two-wheeled teacher

7,500 miles of riding, wrenching and coding.|Short Read
Rick Flores

Rick Flores leads a partnership of automakers into the autonomous future

Flores leads the development of frameworks for autonomous driving, connectivity, and electronic controls.|Medium Read
Théau Héral and Andry-Tohy Rakotovololona win Airbus Defense and Space Entrepreneurship Prize

UM Aerospace alumni Théau Héral and Andry-Tohy Rakotovololona win Airbus Defense and Space Entrepreneurship Prize

Congratulations to UM Aerospace alumni Théau Héral and Andry-Tohy Rakotovololona, winners of Airbus DS Entrepreneurship Prize at ActInSpace challenge|Short Read
Amit Singhi

Piston Group Leader Amit Singhi’s Four-Point Play to Life

With an engineering background, Singhi has excelled in business.|Medium Read
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In Memoriam: Jim J. Sygo (1949 – 2018)

CEE mourns the loss of alumnus Jim J Sygo. |Short Read
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The next medical markets of Collin Rich

An expert health sciences entrepreneur, Rich is ready to repeat success with revolutionary technology.|Medium Read
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ISD alumni profile – Beth Ann Less

When Beth Ann Less arrived at the University of Michigan as an undergraduate student, she hit the ground running (and biking, and swimming).|Short Read
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Nino A. Masnari (1935 – 2018): In memoriam

Nino Masnari, alumnus, friend, and former faculty member of Electrical and Computer Engineering, passed away May 19, 2018 at the age of 82.|Medium Read
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Computer science and business school students team up to create “intention” skill for Alexa

Inspired by a class on managing professional relationships, five recent University of Michigan graduates are developing an app that would mesh with Alexa to help nudge people when they're out of sync with what they want. |Medium Read
Xiang Yin

Xiang Yin receives honorable mention for ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

Yin researched cyber-physical systems and discrete-event systems. |Short Read
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Unicorn vs. cyber-pirates

Duo Security is the Ann Arbor-based information security and software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that alumni Dug Song and Jon Oberheide co-founded. It recently reached $1 billion in valuation—a unicorn, in tech parlance.|Short Read
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Nuclear know-how

Alumna Hon. Kristine Svinicki serves as chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), where she helps to shape U.S. nuclear policy, ensuring that safety concerns are rationally addressed.|Short Read