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Hebert Winful

Herbert Winful named Joseph E. and Anne P. Rowe Professor of Electrical Engineering

Winful has made fundamental contributions to nonlinear optics and the physics of tunneling, while also championing an inclusive department.|Long Read
Portrait of James Wight

James K. Wight inducted as Honorary Member of American Concrete Institute

Wight is recognized "for improving the design and safety of reinforced concrete buildings through outstanding leadership in research, teaching and professional service."|Short Read
Portrait of Alec Gallimore

Perspective: We’ll get through this together

In a letter to the College of Engineering, Dean Gallimore champions the community's leadership and compassion as students, faculty and staff take on COVID-19.|Short Read
Artist concept of virus epidemic transmission in a crowd

Using machine learning to detect disease before symptoms manifest

Prof. Alfred Hero speaks to ECE about his work using data to predict the transmission of infectious disease among people who are pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic and how it relates to COVID-19. |Medium Read
Medical ventilators in a hospital

Why automakers could pivot to making ventilators

Perspective from engineers with experience in the auto industry.|Short Read
a close up shot of a leaf showing its fractal pattern

Containment efforts appear to step down the spread of COVID-19 from the exponential norm

Deaths in China reflect a slower expansion of the new coronavirus, suggesting a fractal network.|Medium Read
Siqian Shen. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Tackling COVID-19 problems with industrial engineering

Lessons learned from optimizing retail could help optimize our COVID-19 response.|Short Read
Tyleen sitting in front of his computer, talking to Valeriy over Google Hangouts

Doing science at a social distance

The research part's cancelled, but an international Arctic workshop moves online.|Short Read
Leland Pierce

Leland Pierce honored as outstanding student organization advisor

The College of Engineering recognized Pierce with the Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award for his support and commitment to the U-M student chapter of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society.|Short Read
Hessam Mahdavifar

Hessam Mahdavifar receives CAREER award to empower next gen communication

Mahdavifar is preparing for a future of billions of connected devices and an unprecedented increase in mobile traffic. |Short Read
Terri Olson after receiving the Borchardt Award

Terese M. Olson receives the Jack A. Borchardt Award

Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair of Undergraduate Studies Terese M. Olson was honored at the Borchardt Conference on February 25, 2020.|Short Read
Peter Chen

Peter Chen named interim chair of CSE

Professor Peter Chen assumes role of interim chair of the Computer Science and Engineering division. |Short Read