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Fierce Electronics March 16, 2021

Ford and U-M open $75M robotics research building

Fierce Electronics covered the opening of the Ford Robotics Building. March 16, 2021

Ford partners with University of Michigan in $75M robotics facility

The Robotics Institute is featured in MLive.
In the News March 15, 2021

Michigan Aerospace alumnus Robert Dick Richmond invested into the Order of Canada for his remarkable contributions

Robert Richmond helped bring Canada’s aerospace industry to new heights between the 1950s and the 1980s. An aeronautical engineer, he is a founder, past president, and fellow of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute. Robert Richmond is a U-M Aerospace Engineering alumnus earning his undergraduate degree in 1942.
In the News March 8, 2021

Engineers of the Future: Maia Herrington

In honor of International Women’s Day, Siemens is showcasing some amazing female engineers. Maia Herrington, a sophomore at the University of Michigan studying Aerospace and Computer Engineering is involved not only in experiential learning opportunities, such as the Michigan Autonomous Aerial Vehicles team, but she also helps professors develop systems engineering-focused labs and courses aimed at teaching students how to efficiently design and manufacture products. Check out a few of Maia’s tips for finding your passion and making your goals a reality.
The Hill March 2, 2021

What is bendable concrete, and how can it help fight climate change?

Global CO2 Initiative researchers explain how their work can contribute to curbing climate change.
Science News February 26, 2021

Solar storms can wreak havoc. We need better space weather forecasts

Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Aaron Ridley is quoted in Science News.
Crain's Detroit Business February 24, 2021

Ann Arbor drug company Asalyxa hauls in $2 million seed funding round

Chemical engineering professor Lola Eniola-Adefeso's University of Michigan spinout company is featured in Crain's Detroit Business.
Wired February 24, 2021

How planes keep flying after an engine catches fire

Aerospace professor Ella Atkins explains why planes can remain in the air after one of their engines fails.
In the News February 18, 2021

Aeronautics for the Modern World: The Work of Uma Subramanian

U-M Aerospace alumnus Uma Subramanian has been recognized for her incredible career journey to becoming a CEO and founder of Aero, the company she founded that delivers safe, eco-friendly, premium air travel. Read all about her career in the article below.
ASEE Prism February 3, 2021

Solving for equity

Odest Chadwicke Jenkins and Jesse Grizzle are featured in ASEE Prism.
EdScoop February 3, 2021

‘Mynerva’ teaching platform lets professors design the perfect lesson

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Raj Nadakuditi's new teaching platform is featured in EdScoop.
NASA January 27, 2021

NASA Selects Teams for Fourth Round of University Research Projects

Innovations in areas of aeronautical research such as Advanced Air Mobility, electrified aircraft propulsion, and hypersonic flight will be explored by teams of university faculty and students recently selected to participate in NASA’s University Leadership Initiative (ULI).