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Professor Steven Ceccio honored by ASME

Steven Ceccio, the Vincent T. and Gloria M. Gorguze Professor of Engineering and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan College of Engineering, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Fluids Engineering Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). |Short Read
North University Ave. early morning before the hustle and bustle of daily life at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI

‘Transportation is a form of freedom’: How to make it more equitable

Why we need greater collaboration among transportation companies, cities, nonprofits and academia.|Medium Read
Michael Wang, materials science and engineering Ph.D. candidate, uses a glove box to inspect a lithium metal battery cell in a lab at the University of Michigan in 2020.

Next-gen electric vehicle batteries: These are the questions we still need to answer

University of Michigan researchers lay out hurdles for tech that could double EV range.|Medium Read
The Clandestine Extended Range Vehicle (CERV) vehicle

U-M’s Automotive Research Center is a ‘national strategic asset’

For more than 25 years, ARC has been a source of technology, modeling, and simulation for the Army's fleet of vehicles.|Medium Read
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A resilient campus

How engineers are applying their expertise for future planning.|Long Read
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In the news: Michigan Engineering experts May 10-14

Highlights include The Conversation, MLive and the Washington Post.|Short Read
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Using captured CO₂ in everyday products could help fight climate change, but will consumers want them?

In The Conversation, Michigan Engineering experts from the Global CO2 Initiative discuss public perception of carbon capture and utilization.|Short Read
The US from space.

Biden’s climate pledge: Engineers offer insights

Experts on electric vehicles, carbon capture and sequestration, and nuclear energy weigh in.|Short Read
Scrap metal heap

Scrap to sustainable sheet metal: A $2M effort to overhaul automotive recycling

The global move to advanced materials and electric powertrains requires a re-evaluation of how we recycle vehicles.|Medium Read
Next Prof Nexus Conference in Atlanta. October 2019. Photo by Marcin Szczepanski/

Diversifying the ranks of engineering faculty

U-Michigan, UC San Diego expand national NextProf program.|Medium Read
An artistic render of someone spreading a virus in the air by coughing.

Coughs create complicated airflows. A new project explores how they spread viruses

U-Michigan and Auburn researchers will use cough simulators, lasers, mannequins, human subjects and computational modeling.|Medium Read
A simulation of the landing .

Sticking the landing on Mars: High-powered computing aims to reduce guesswork

As the Mars 2020 launch approaches, a separate effort is using simulations to understand landing dynamics for tomorrow's missions.|Medium Read