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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
Rick Bolander

Rick Bolander: Entrepreneurship is a team sport

Rick Bolander (BSE MSE EE '83 '85; MBA '94, Harvard) has devoted his career to fulfilling the entrepreneurial dreams of others as much as his own. |Medium Read
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CEE ASCE student chapter tours San Francisco

The U-M student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) traveled to San Francisco on October 13-16.|Medium Read
Model of Hughes Glomar Explorer at the Aaron Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab

How UM Alumni helped salvage a Soviet submarine at the height of the Cold War

The true story of how the CIA stole a sunken Russian submarine from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean at the height of the Cold War without anybody finding out. And the NAME alumni who made it happen. |Medium Read
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In Memoriam: Lori Ann Lloyd (Kindschy) (1984-2018)

CEE mourns the loss of alumna Lori Ann Lloyd.|Short Read
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Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers honors U-M Alums

SMC 2018 is where SNAME honors and recognizes those members who have made outstanding contributions to SNAME and the maritime industry. This year, two U-M Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering alums take home high honors. |Short Read

Alumnus Rhonda Franklin honored for her accomplishments with the Willie Hobbs Moore Award

From blowing up microwaves to inspiring a new generation of microwave engineers, Professor Franklin shares her research, insights, and thoughts on the future of women in engineering.|Medium Read