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Brian Ellis

Brian Ellis awarded Sloan Foundation “net zero” grant

The Alfred P. Sloan grant funds projects furthering technologies that sequester carbon or have zero emissions. |Short Read
Juneteenth, Celebrate Freedom. Pan-african flag drawn with brush in grunge style

EECS Juneteenth celebration features song, readings, and a proposal for change

In observance of the holiday that marks the end of chattel slavery, faculty, students, and alumni performed music, shared personal stories, and presented a proposal to the EECS chairs for initiatives to enhance diversity and equity and realize systemic equality in the department.|Long Read
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84 internships and research fellowships for the pandemic summer

When summer internships fell through, Michigan Engineering staff scrambled to make sure students would still have access to experiential learning.|Medium Read
Portrait of Kevin Field

NERS Professor Kevin Field wins DOE Early Career Award

Field is one of only 50 U.S. professors to win this year|Short Read
Chad Jenkins, CSE Associate Professor, poses with his research group's two robots, Odd Job and Cookie, in the Beyster Building on October 27, 2016

Technology that serves all: a single step could pave the way

A Q&A with Chad Jenkins.|Medium Read
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Hunger and COVID: Fighting pandemic-related food insecurity in Detroit

Public policy and engineering team up to improve food access.|Medium Read
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Deep Patel admitted to Tauber Institute for Global Operations

The NERS Ph.D. Candidate is driven by his passion to end the global energy crisis.|Medium Read
students and a teacher looking over a a large panel with dials and knobs in the late 1950s

Robert W. Albrecht (1935–2020): In Memoriam

The NERS graduate became a professor of nuclear and electrical engineering at the University of Washington.|Short Read
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COVID-19 is laying waste to many US recycling programs

'The trends we see in the making and consuming of single-use goods, particularly plastic, could have lasting negative effects on the circular economy.'|Short Read
PEPL

To the Moon and beyond: How University of Michigan Aerospace Engineering is on the cutting edge of electric space propulsion

The University of Michigan Aerospace Engineering Department's Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory (PEPL) is developing the next-generation of Hall thruster technology that may one day propel the first human missions to Mars.|Long Read
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Students lead the way on State of Michigan web application to help curb the spread of COVID-19

“I don’t think any of us expected a global pandemic at the end of our senior year, let alone being able to work on an application that helps address it.”|Medium Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

U-M faculty receive $1.9M in DOE funding awards

NERS faculty are well represented as DOE releases its FY2020 Research and Development Awards|Short Read