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S. Jack Hu institutes undergraduate research fund

This gift will enable one or more academically outstanding undergraduates with keen interest in research to engage in research with a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.|Short Read
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Jack Hu elected to National Academy of Engineering

A University of Michigan professor and leader has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) – an honor considered one of the field's highest.|Short Read
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Former IOE professor inspires gift from alum

The Fund will provide $10,000 of annual fellowship support for five years to full-time, IOE graduate students in healthcare engineering and patient safety.|Short Read
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How big data could reduce weather-related flight delays

Next year’s travelers may see fewer delays thanks to research now being conducted by a team of University of Michigan engineers.|Short Read

How big data could reduce flight delays

Data from the project may be used to build computer modeling software that could predict the outcome of an infinite number of hypothetical flight and weather scenarios, helping airlines spot likely weather delays in advance.|Short Read
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There are no girl caddies

Michigan Engineering grad pushes young women to break barriers.|Medium Read
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Diana and Julie Verdugo: Twin-gineers

They’re Michigan Engineering alums who epitomize what the College is all about.|Medium Read
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Amy Muntner: Alum who has made a difference

Amy Muntner was born to compete. Her willingness to face one challenge after another – as an athlete, student and executive – has repeatedly transformed potential into skill. |Medium Read
Rob Holt and Kari Mellina.

Rob Holt and Kari Mellina: Alums who have made a difference

The brother-sister combo, Rob Holt and Kari Mellina, both hold engineering degrees from the University of Michigan, and they love talking about them.|Short Read
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Airline executives: Engineers can have an important policy role

Airlines continue to need the intelligence and creativity of Michigan engineers and other graduates to maximize efficiency in an insanely complicated business.|Medium Read