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Aerospace undergrads develop unmanned VTOL aircraft for delivering medical supplies to rural Ghana

Under the direction of Department Chair Dr. Tony Waas, a group of Michigan Aerospace undergraduates are developing a prototype vertical take-off and landing aircraft to transport medical supplies to remote communities in Ghana. |Short Read

Three members of ECE will represent U-M at the 2020 Rising Stars in EECS Workshop

PhD students Behnoush Rostami, Zhanni Wu, and Xueru Zhang will participate in the intensive workshop that brings together outstanding women interested in pursuing academic careers in EECS.|Short Read
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Undergrads awarded by NASA, European Space Agency for project predicting COVID hotspots

The team earned the Best Use of Science award at the NASA Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge for their machine learning model that can predict hotspots for COVID outbreaks|Medium Read
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Strategies to help support students during a pandemic

Mentoring in the time of COVID-19.|Medium Read
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Student NASA award supports work on more dexterous, collaborative space robots

PhD student Emily Sheetz is working to design more dexterous robots to work alongside humans in space.|Short Read
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Engineering seeks to educate on societal racism, bias through new proposals

'We have seen, both through our own data and through the divisive issues society is facing, exactly how urgent this issue is.'|Medium Read

The impact of COVID-19: A student perspective

Stefany Escobedo’s life changed drastically when COVID-19 shut down her access to a wide community of friends and activities|Medium Read
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Student works on a NASA quantum satellite link

ECE master’s student Conner Stevons completed a remote internship at the NASA Glenn Research Center where he worked on Marconi 2.0, NASA’s plan to bridge quantum technology with a telecommunications system. |Short Read
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Iman Javaheri Awarded the 2020–2021 MICDE Fellowship

PhD Candidate Iman Javaheri has been awarded the 2020–2021 Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery & Engineering (MICDE) Fellowship.|Short Read
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Research to improve medical imaging of the brain receives Magna Cum Laude Merit award

The interdisciplinary team was able to dramatically speed up the process while potentially doubling the quality of the image|Short Read
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University of Michigan student team wins National Transportation Technology Tournament for second year in a row

The team designed solutions to the problem of curb space management in downtown Ann Arbor. |Short Read

Julia Coxen selected to serve as a professor and deputy head at West Point

Julia Coxen, U-M IOE PhD candidate and an active-duty colonel in the U.S. Army, has been selected to serve as a PUSMA and deputy head of the Department of Systems Engineering at West Point.|Short Read