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New gift will support two existing funds at the College of Engineering

The gift will supplement the Michael E. Korybalski Endowment Fund and the Student Ghana Initiative-Sienko Fund.|Short Read
Human hand holding the everter device

Reconstructive surgery tech

Born in an engineering class, now the ‘arterial everter’ has been licensed to Baxter.|Medium Read
An angled close-up of a folded metal origami sheet with cylinders attached and evenly spaced.

Origami sonic barrier could reduce traffic noise

The ancient paper folding art was combined with wave propagation physics to create a new traffic noise barrier.|Medium Read
Women working at a table together

America is outsourcing innovation, and we need to bring it back

This relatively small investment could radically boost our return-on-investment on tax-payer funded research.|Medium Read

Cybersecurity in self-driving cars: U-M releases threat identification tool

Mcity report gives new insights into automated vehicle vulnerabilities|Medium Read

Learning to work like engineers

While the task is simple — build a device to sort balls by color — the lessons go much deeper.|Short Read
Portrait of Jack Hu.

Jack Hu elected foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

Jack Hu, the J. Reid and Polly Anderson Professor of Manufacturing, has been elected a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.|Short Read

Fighting cancer with cancer: 3D cultured cells could drive precision therapy

U-M researchers have devised a process that can grow hundreds of cultured cancer cell masses, called spheroids, from just a few tumor cells derived from a patient.|Medium Read

3D-printing gets a turbo boost from U-M technology

Algorithm allows 3-D printers to “read ahead” of their programming to boost speeds.|Medium Read

A plan for defending US manufacturers from cyberattacks

In The Hill, Sridhar Kota discusses how the manufacturing sector is increasingly interwoven with information technology and the Internet of Things. |Medium Read
Dr. S. Shankar Sastry speaks before an audience.

Technology innovation for the most pressing problems of society

S. Shankar Sastry, Dean and Roy W. Carlson Professor of Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley delivers the The 2017 Michael Korybalski Distinguished Lecture.|Short Read
An autonomous vehicle on the road

Ann Arbor: A hub for autonomous vehicles

Ann Arbor is emerging as a major player in the world of autonomous vehicles with the Mcity test facility, a one-of-a-kind simulated urban and suburban environment. |Medium Read