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Pablo Vegas and his wife.

Pablo Vegas: Leader, navigator

Pablo Vegas is a true reflection of his younger self. A curious kid who played with microscopes and science kits. The son of an engineer who became a businessman.|Medium Read
Brad Buecker, ME alum '94.

Brad Buecker: The gleeful alum

Brad Buecker, ME alum '94, finds that his engineering experience along with his passion for story telling make for a perfect combination for him to be successful in Hollywood.|Short Read
Portrait of Ron Larson

Ronald G. Larson

Larson works to better understand, predict and change the behavior of complex fluids in order to develop better medicines, paints and consumer products.|Medium Read

Sensing and software for advanced hybrid car battery systems

In collaboration with Ford and General Electric, (GE) the team is beginning a project that will monitor the thermal and mechanical stresses on battery cells and develop a battery management scheme to reduce those stresses and prolong battery life.|Short Read
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What impact does your lawn have on our Earth?

Engineering Professor Steven Skerlos analyzes elements of lawn care, and explains the impact they have on the environment.|Short Read
Harish Sheth with the Setco Foundation.

Harish Sheth: Alum who has made a difference

“Taking all of that into consideration – learning about different cultures, politics, people and leadership – I can say without hesitation that my Michigan Engineering experience has benefitted me in business." - Harish Sheth|Medium Read
Laura Pillari with the U-M Supermileage team.

Laura Pillari: Going the distance

Laura found her own calling her first year at U-M, when a senator came to speak to her class and listed society’s top ten problems. Number one was an energy crisis, something that clicked with math-proficient Laura and led her to Ann Arbor.|Medium Read
Debra George with Doctors without Borders

Debra George: Logistician, world-changer

Debra George compares her experience as a Michigan Engineering student to her time now in Chad Africa, working for Doctors Without Borders.|Medium Read
Portrait of Peter Fan.

Peter Fan: Making a difference

Peter Fan found his way to Michigan through a misunderstanding of the meaning of the "Big 10" conference, but he considers himself blessed to end up here and has not looked back.|Medium Read
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Cleaner motorcycle engines: Student startup inspired by growing emissions in Asia

PicoSpray, a compact fuel injection system designed for small engines such as those in motorcycles and mopeds, could cut emissions in half while being up to 70 percent cheaper than existing technologies.|Medium Read
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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers honors Paul Arias

Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student, Paul Arias, was awarded the SHPE STAR National Honor: Student Role Model Graduate Award.|Short Read