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Jamie Cutler and Kiko Dontchev, now old friends, clasping hands.

Kiko Dontchev: Changing the game

Michigan Engineering alum Kiko Dontchev never planned to work on spacecrafts for a living, yet he now works as a power systems engineer at SpaceX, designing and testing lithium ion batteries.|Short Read
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Glassblower Harald Eberhart creates sculpture for alumnus

Chemical Engineering Chair Mark Burns recently presented Dan (BSE ’60, BSC ’60) and Nancy Chapel with a sculptural glass plasma display in appreciation of their recent gift to the department.|Medium Read
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“Spark” races in 2013 Formula Hybrid Racing Competition

The Michigan Hybrid Racing team's Spark took home a 4th place finish.|Short Read
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Professor McCormick’s Xplore Workshop

Professor Jason McCormick challenges elementary school students to learn how much a bridge will hold.|Short Read
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Julie Bateman: Inspired change

Although civil engineering grad Julie is planning on entering the work force as a project controls engineer, she’ll always look back on Brazil with a smile and know that she made a difference.|Short Read
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The 2nd Annual Chemical Engineering Graduate Symposium

The Department of Chemical Engineering held its 2nd annual Graduate Symposium on May 6 in the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library on North Campus.|Short Read
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Barteau installed as the DTE Energy Professor

Mark A. Barteau, the director of the University of Michigan Energy Institute and a professor in Chemical Engineering Department, was installed as the inaugural DTE Energy Professor of Advanced Energy Research on April 25 at the Lurie Engineering Center.|Medium Read
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Professor Ellis featured in Environmental Engineering Science journal

Professor Brian Ellis’ paper was named a featured article by the Environmental Engineering Science journal.|Short Read
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Prof. Silvio Savarese awarded J. James R. Croes Medal

The Croes Medal is awarded to the authors of an ASCE paper that was particularly notable for its contributions to engineering science.|Short Read
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Research in distributed networks earns Notable Paper Award at AISTATS

The research provides a way to efficiently reveal relationships between even distant entities in a network.|Medium Read
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Professor Peter Adriaens’ team’s new book

Professor Peter Adriaens is a faculty advisor for a group of Erb Institute MBA/MS students. His team won the 2012 Erb Opus Project Competition.|Short Read
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ECE alum Kevin Xu wins Social Computing Challenge Competition

The challenge problem required the participants to interpret data sets in a way that could be used to predict social behavior. |Short Read