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A World Record for Robotic Deep Freeze Walking

Cassie Blue, the bipedal robot, takes advantage of the 2019 polar vortex to set a record-breaking walk.|Short Read

Alum named director at major collaborative theory center

Pennock’s research is focused on designing intelligent markets to crowdsource forecasts and improve decision making.|Short Read
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ChE Alumni Merit Award Winner: Stephen P. Hart

Steve Hart, former Global Vice President of Supply, Trading and Transportation at ExxonMobil, is the recipient Michigan Chemical Engineering’s 2019 Alumni Merit Award.|Medium Read

Aerospace Engineering PhD candidates awarded MICDE fellowship

Congratulations to PhD candidates Anil Yildirim and Guodong Chen on being awarded Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering fellowships!|Short Read

Xiuli Chao and Brian Denton elected as INFORMS Fellows

U-M IOE’s Xiuli Chao and Brian Denton have been elected as INFORMS fellows for the class of 2019.|Short Read
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Channel Coding for Next Generation 5G and Beyond

With the help of two NSF awards totaling $1.7m, Prof. Hessam Mahdavifar is tackling new problems to improve the reliability of communication systems for 5G and beyond. |Medium Read
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NAME student team takes 2nd place in ship design competition

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering students to be honored at the 2019 SNAME Maritime Convection for their design of an Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel.|Medium Read

Katherine Skinner joins NAME department as Assistant Professor

Katherine Skinner has accepted the offer of Assistant Professor and will join the faculty in September of 2021. |Short Read

Xiuli Chao receives funding to improve the efficiencies of sharing economy

Xiuli Chao receives funding from Didi for a project focused on improving the efficiencies of sharing economy through enhanced matching and contract design.|Short Read

Alumni Spotlight: Bethany Weeby

A Q&A with incoming Advisory Board Chair and IOE alum, Bethany Weeby, on the business side of where an engineer can take their career and the importance of DEI in the workplace.|Medium Read
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Beloved NAME department chair, T Francis Ogilvie, passes away

Thomas (T.) Francis Ogilvie, beloved department chair from 1974-1981, passed away on March 30, at the age of 89. |Medium Read

Jing Sun Elected IFAC Fellow

Jing Sun, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department Chair, has been elected a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). |Short Read