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Amateur radio continues to connect the world

U-M’s amateur radio club, headquartered in ECE, offers engineering challenges and a chance to network with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and strangers both on the other side of the world and those orbiting it.|Medium Read
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Tony Hsu explores the legacy of his grandfather, iconic Chinese poet Xu Zhimo

Tony Hsu (BSE EE ’68) looks back on how a single moment as a freshman at U-M inspired him to pursue a lifelong quest to understand the life and legacy of his famous grandfather.|Medium Read
Three portrait photos of Walt Hancock through the years.

Don Chaffin honors late friend, mentor and colleague, Walton Hancock

U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) professor emeritus, Don Chaffin, shares his memories of the late Walton Hancock — former chair and professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering, and associate dean of the College of Engineering.|Medium Read
Hadavi and the Big House

Dr. Hadavi sets up new endowment to help ECE wolverines change the world

Dr. Cyrus Hadavi (PhD CE ’83) shares his hopes for the future of the ECE program, his knowledge as CEO of a long-lasting company, and his memories of good ole Ann Arbor days.|Medium Read
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In memoriam: Dr. Donald T. Greenwood, Aerospace Engineering Professor Emeritus

With fondness and gratitude, we remember Professor Emeritus Don Greenwood (1923-2018), pioneer in dynamics, who taught Michigan aerospace engineering students for 38 years.|Short Read
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G. G. Brown: Mentor and pioneer

A leader whose methods and means were ahead of their time, Brown remains a Michigan icon.|Long Read
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LNF: From modest to top tier

The world-class Lurie Nanofabrication Facility is the culmination of a half-century of steady advancement in device fabrication techniques.|Short Read
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G.G. Brown: Mentor and pioneer

A leader whose methods and means were ahead of their time, Brown remains a Michigan icon.|Medium Read

Ed Lesher: Aircraft Hall of Famer

This aeronautics professor taught students in mid-air and flew into record books.|Long Read

Shake, rattle and roll: Earthquake engineering

Reaction to a 1971 earthquake and an innovative Japanese collaboration build a strong research foundation for building structures that last.|Medium Read

Peacetime promise: The Phoenix Project

World War II losses drove initiative for research-based memorial intended to make progress toward a war-free world.|Medium Read
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Aero pioneers: Computers in control

Many faculty were pioneers in the field, helping to lay the groundwork for areas such as control theory, wireless communication and traffic management.|Medium Read