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Gilligans’ fund supports IOE undergrads

Kevin M. Angela H. Gilligan of Appleton, Wisconsin, have made a $50,000 gift​ and documented a bequest​ to establish the Kevin M. Gilligan and Angela H. Gilligan Endowed Fund to provide need-based support to full-time IOE undergraduates.|Short Read
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U-M alum takes post in Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative

Former University of Michigan College of Engineering student Mike Muse was recently tapped by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to serve as Millennial Entrepreneur Champion for President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.|Short Read
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NHTSA names U-M professor to new safety system team

Industrial Operations Engineering professor Jim Bagian has been appointed to a new Safety System Team at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).|Short Read
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High-tech robotics center coming to U-Michigan

The U-M Board of Regents approved the College of Engineering's new robotics building project on April 16. The three-story, 100,000-square-foot facility is slated for Hayward Street just east of the Space Research Building on North Campus.|Medium Read
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U-M Supermileage team goes to 2015 Shell Eco-marathon in Detroit

In a torpedo-shaped one-seater powered by a lawnmower engine, a team of University of Michigan students is aiming for a fuel economy of thousands of miles to the gallon. Next month, the U-M Supermileage Team will compete in the Shell Eco-marathon, held for the first time in Detroit.|Short Read
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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