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Research and presentation materials from Ernest Kirkendall’s 1942 diffusion paper

Kicking the hornet’s nest: the Kirkendall Effect

A 23 year-old Michigan Engineering graduate student turned metallurgy upside down.|Medium Read

JSTOR: Michigan-enabled

Early Collaborations Led to Comprehensive Digital Academic Journal|Medium Read

Beyster Collections showcase a lifetime of ideas from U-M alum

Three permanent exhibits on U-M's North Campus pay tribute to the achievements of Michigan Engineer J. Robert Beyster|Medium Read
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Aero Throwback: Better ways to get to a football game

The early days of Michigan's flying clubs are full of adventure, mishaps and tenacity.|Medium Read
Picture of the original members of the QuarterDeck Society

Quarterdeck Society: afloat since 1905

The Indoor Yacht Club gets a new name...and endures.|Medium Read
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Annual Gerard M. Faeth Memorial honors late Professor of Aerospace Engineering Gerard “Jerry” Faeth

The final Annual Gerard M. Faeth Memorial Lecture honored the professional and personal contributions of Arthur B. Modine Professor of Aerospace Engineering Gerard “Jerry” Faeth.|Medium Read

William Gould Dow: Visionary leader sparks sponsored research

Also a leader in education, Dow published a classic engineering electronics textbook and introduced numerous first-of-their-kind courses.|Medium Read

Michigan Bicentennial Celebration: Spring Festival 2017

Events, symposia, and activities galore - in celebration of a rich past; in pursuit of a meaningful future|Short Read

Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs

Inside the new Nuclear Engineering Labs, researchers in the nation's top-ranked nuclear engineering program will focus on advancing nuclear security, nonproliferation, safety and energy.|Medium Read

Rotating Detonation Engine: The Old Is New Again

Michigan Engineers re-visit early research of legendary Arthur Nicholls to create a brave new future|Medium Read
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First engineering shop: From there to here!

From an early appropriation of less than three thousand dollars would come multitudes.|Short Read
The famous Queen Mary 2 in the water with the bulbous bow visible

Ship shape: the design that shook the world

The bulbous bow, the punched card, and a new direction in ship design.|Medium Read