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Juneteenth, Celebrate Freedom. Pan-african flag drawn with brush in grunge style

EECS Juneteenth celebration features song, readings, and a proposal for change

In observance of the holiday that marks the end of chattel slavery, faculty, students, and alumni performed music, shared personal stories, and presented a proposal to the EECS chairs for initiatives to enhance diversity and equity and realize systemic equality in the department.|Long Read

Chemical Engineering graduate recruitment goes virtual

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Rich Lesser feature shot

Rich Lesser (BSE ’83), CEO of BCG, to give virtual commencement address to Michigan graduating seniors

Lesser recalls graduating during a recession when job prospects were bleak.|Short Read

Congratulations to the ChE class of 2020!

The department, College, and University are making plans for remote celebrations in honor of the graduating class.|Short Read
Back to the camera, student walks down the hall towards a giant Rubik's cube display and a rainbow flag

Participating in the Day of Silence while social distancing

Show your LGBTQA+ solidarity online.|Short Read
Adrienne D. Stiff-Roberts

Alumna Prof. Adrienne Stiff-Roberts honored with the Willie Hobbs Moore Distinguished Lectureship

The Duke University Professor delivered a virtual talk on enabling hybrid thin films for optoelectronics and shared her memories of Michigan. |Medium Read

ECE Expeditions Goes “On the Town”

Pre-COVID-19, ECE Expeditions took thirteen students to the heart of the Big Apple to tour a variety of tech companies, including IBM. |Long Read
Dr. Bouman shows the first ever image of a black hole - a red/orange ring that's brighter on the bottom than the top

Katie Bouman wows U-M community with insiders look at the black hole imaging project

Speaking to a full house in Rackham, Dr. Katie Bouman - Michigan ECE alum - explained the history and science of the project that gave us the first ever photo of a black hole. |Medium Read
Strickland and Mourou

Nobel Prize winners talk research, Nobel ceremony, and are remembered by U-M colleagues

From rubbing elbows with royalty to finding yourself a casual seatmate to a member of U2, Professor Emeritus Gérard Mourou, Prof. Donna Strickland, and their former U-M colleagues shared their experiences and reflections on the 2018 Nobel Prize ceremony. |Long Read
Abhaya Datye

2019 Weber Lecture celebrates legacy of Professor Emeritus Walt Weber, Jr.

ChE PhD alumnus Abhaya K. Datye delivers first Weber Lecture since death of event's namesake|Short Read
Students in front of their poster

Machine Learning takes over the EECS Atrium

Students in EECS 545: Machine Learning, taught by Prof. AL Hero, presented their final projects in a poster session sponsored by KLA. |Short Read
Overhead shot of people milling around the poster session

7th Annual LNF Symposium brings together industry, academia for a celebration of nanoscale research

ECE professors and students were key members of this year’s event and took away top prizes for the poster competition. |Short Read