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Lansing State Journal May 30, 2019

In a lab at U-M, working on technology that helps the blind see and other brain-computer connections

The Lansing State Journal explores the history of U-M's contributions to the development of bionic implants going back to Kensall Wise, the William Gould Dow Distinguished University Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of EECS-ECE, and his team of researchers who engineered a series of neural probes capable of measuring and influencing activity in the brain at the cellular level.
USA Today May 30, 2019

Floods, tornadoes, snow in May: Extreme weather driven by climate change across US

CLaSP professor Richard Rood tells USA Today that climate change is causing more extreme weather events across the U.S.
Wired May 21, 2019

GM gives all its vehicles a new soul

Mechanical Engineering Professor Anna Stefanopoulou explains the impact of connected, data-collecting vehicles in Wired.
Wired May 16, 2019

Atmospheric methane levels are going up—and no one knows why

CLaSP Assistant Professor Eric Kort told Wired that atmospheric methane is a wicked, but solvable problem for the planet.
Black Engineer May 13, 2019

Four Engineers graduate with PhDs from University of Michigan

On Friday, four engineers, including the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences at the University of Michigan, graduated from Michigan Engineering.
Chicago Tribune May 8, 2019

Predicting the next stock market ‘flash crash’

U-M IOE professor, Romesh Saigal, and PhD candidate, Abdullah AlShelahi, co-authored an article for The Conversation US about their recent research into applying principles of fluid dynamics to predict flash crashes in the stock market.
May 8, 2019

T. Francis Ogilvie, former NAME department chair, passes away at 89

An expert in naval architecture and ocean engineering, Ogilvie served as department head of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at UM for 7 years.
May 7, 2019

NAME Alumnus, Oscar Dario Tascon promoted to Rear Admiral of Columbia Navy & President of Cotecmar Co.

"The country must recognize the importance of the shipbuilding industry and meet their needs"
May 7, 2019

Chairman Will Keene and CEO Adam Cove look back at Edson’s 160-year history while discussing its future.

When Henry Keene bought Massachusetts-based Edson International in 1956, the company was almost 100 years old. His sons Will and Hank grew up learning the ropes while sailing on boats their family built. When the brothers wanted their own sailboat, the family built it together.
Forbes May 7, 2019

A Visit To Van Dam Custom Boats

A family-owned business, Van Dam Custom Boats was founded by husband and wife Steve and Jean Van Dam. The couple’s eldest son, Ben, is now Van Dam Custom Boats’ President – he literally grew up in the business. Ben got a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan, and has worked at Van Dam ever since.
May 7, 2019

Naval Architect Amanda Dayton keeps Foss on cutting edge of tech

“Naval Architecture offered a variety of career paths in several types of industries, and I found my studies and internships extraordinarily interesting,” said Dayton.
May 7, 2019

Students help at regional SeaPerch competition at UM Natatorium

“We’re trying to show these schools and show theses students and these parents that engineering is an option and, more specifically, there is a future in this other than just ROVs. There are boats, there’s offshore platforms, luxury commercial vessels, subsea energy as well as renewable energy,” Jason Bundoff, staff engineer in research with the department that supported the event, said.