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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

Aero alumni launch company named to “50 Colorado Startups to Watch in 2017”

College of Engineering alums Suzanne and Kevin Hayen (BSAE ’08 and BSEE ’08) found company Let’s Be Chefs named to "50 Colorado Startups to Watch in 2017" by Built In Colorado. |Medium Read
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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

Peter and Evelyn Fuss endow ECE chair

Believing in the power of creativity and quick action, the Fusses wanted to give the department maximum flexibility to respond to new initiatives and special needs wherever and whenever they arose. They are especially interested in expanding student diversity.|Short Read
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Peter S. Fuss: From Michigan to Leading a Global Network Technology Company

Fuss' solid foundation and curious nature led him to make lasting contributions first at Bell Labs, and then as a founder and president of Tellabs, International.|Medium Read