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James Gose poses with a submarine model

How donors are enabling research

With formidable challenges and the future changing fast, NAME aims to stay adaptable.|Medium Read
Garlin Gilchrist poses for a photo

Garlin goes to Lansing

Gilchrist helms Michigan lieutenant governor position after working at the intersection of tech and government. |Medium Read
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U-M startup raises $6 million in venture funding

Movellus is a U-M startup founded by alumni Dr. Mo Faisal (now CEO) and Dr. Jeff Fredenburg (now VP of Engineering).|Short Read

U-M alum is key player in first-ever image of a black hole

EECS-ECE alum Dr. Katie Bouman has helped expand our knowledge of the universe in a big way by shining light on one of the darkest mysteries in the cosmos.|Short Read
Reggie Rogers

Reggie Rogers will be the keynote speaker at graduate recruiting breakfast

He will emphasize the importance of the students becoming well-rounded individuals as they try to balance school and their personal lives.|Medium Read
Winter on North Campus. Photo: Joseph Xu

Love stories from Michigan Engineers

This Valentine’s Day, alums are sharing how they met their soulmate on campus.|Long Read
John J. McKetta, Jr.

John J. McKetta, Jr. (1915-2019)

Dr. John J. McKetta, Jr., alumnus, friend to students, and energy advisor to five presidents, passed away on January 15, 2019, at age 103.|Medium Read

Mars InSight’s escorts: Michigan Engineers built first deep-space CubeSats

The MarCO mission opens new space exploration opportunities that aren’t possible with large, expensive probes.|Medium Read
Mingyan Liu presents the Honorable Zachary Lemnios with the ECE Alumni Impact Award

Zachary Lemnios: Helping to shape the new Frontier in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Honorable Zachary Lemnios, recipient of the 2018 ECE Alumni Impact Award, believes we are entering the Golden Age of Engineering. |Medium Read
Conrad award

Art Meets Science: Tom Conrad’s Journey from Apple to Pandora to Snapchat

Conrad discussed his lifelong career in software and how he was drawn to the field for its creativity as much as its technical side. |Short Read
Rick Wallace

Richard Wallace

Alumnus Rick Wallace (BSE EE 1982) is President and CEO of KLA-Tencor Corporation|Short Read
Mark Burns

How Mcubed is helping derisk research investments

Mark Burns, Executive Director of MCubed and Research Innovation, talks about the six-year-old program's successes and new funding options.|Medium Read