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Siqian Shen receives NSF funding for transportation system redesign

U-M IOE associate professor, Siqian Shen, has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research on redesigning transportation for a post-pandemic world. |Short Read

IOE graduate students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

U-M IOE graduate students, Lauren Czerniak and Leena Ghrayeb honored as recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP). |Short Read
Professors Kamat, Menassa and D'Souza

Professors and alumnus receive ASCE Wellington Prize

Their winning paper seeks to enhance assisted navigation of wheeled mobility devices. |Short Read

Jessie Yang receives NSF Career Award

U-M IOE Assistant Professor Jessie Yang has received an NSF Career Award for research on facilitating trust in autonomous technology.|Short Read

IOE honors Wanda Dobberstein’s retirement

U-M IOE's Wanda Dobberstein announced her retirement in early February 2021 after over 13 years of service as the department’s undergraduate student advisor and over 23 years at U-M.|Short Read

Jessie Yang and Cong Shi win second place in NATO Innovation Challenge

U-M IOE faculty have been awarded second place at the NATO Innovation Challenge for their presented solution that integrates optimization and human factors for autonomous decision making. |Short Read

Seth Guikema named as a fellow of the Society for Risk Analysis

U-M IOE professor, Seth Guikema, becomes a fellow of the Society for Risk Analysis.|Short Read

Nadine Sarter receives FAA funding for research on pilots’ role in risk mitigation

U-M IOE professor, Nadine Sarter has received funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for research on the role flight crews play in aviation safety.|Short Read

IOE partners with Engineering Education Research to deliver limited DEI event series

U-M IOE and EER are co-hosting a new Virtual Mentoring Workshop event series for the Michigan Engineering community. The focus of the series is to help foster an engaging and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff.|Short Read
Robert Hampshire speaking

U-M’s Robert Hampshire joins Biden administration to work in transportation research and technology

"Robert's expertise and his deep commitment to equity, access and justice will improve transportation policy for all Americans."|Medium Read

Memorial to Bill Johnson

U-M IOE Professor and Chair, Brian Denton, recognizes the passing of Bill Johnson, an extraordinary IOE alum and a long-time supporter of the department.|Short Read

IOE alum Anne Shen Smith receives 2020 Alumni Merit Award

U-M IOE alumna Anne Shen Smith is the recipient of the 2020 Alumni Merit Award for personifying the College of Engineering’s tradition of excellence.|Medium Read