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In Memoriam: Tenho Connable, ChE alumna

Tenho Connable, one of the first female engineers to graduate from the College of Engineering and a highly respected member of the U-M ChE alumni community, died on January 17, 2020 at the age of 101.|Short Read
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How to end discrimination in health research funding

Network of U.S. biomedical engineering researchers calls to end funding disparities between Black and white scientists.|Medium Read
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In Memoriam: James O. Wilkes

Long-time professor and mentor, department chair, assistant dean, and department historian passed away following heart surgery |Long Read
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In Memoriam: Peter B. Lederman

Beloved member of the U-M ChE alumni community, Peter B. Lederman died on June 9, 2020, at the age of 88.|Short Read

Bryan Goldsmith is recognized by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Named to AIChE's "35 under 35" list in honor of his accomplishments in energy and environmental research|Short Read
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In Memoriam – Mary Jane Northrop

ChE Technical Communication Lecturer passed away on July, 20, 2020.|Short Read
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ChE Student – Honors and Awards

Congratulations to all of our students who have earned recognition in 2020|Short Read
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Welcome to our new ChE Faculty

The department will welcome two new assistant professors this year, Andrew Allman and Xiwen Gong; Allman will join the faculty in September 2020 and Gong in January 2021|Short Read

Welcome to our new undergraduate staff

Brittiany Smith and Abagail Jeavons joined the department in 2019-2020.|Short Read
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Susan Montgomery retires to academic coaching role

Her colleagues and former students talk about the impact she has had on the department and thank her for her support and dedication to students and education.|Long Read
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Dr. Susan Montgomery retires from Chemical Engineering after 27 years

Montgomery transitions to a three-year period of phased retirement during which she will serve the College of Engineering as an academic coach|Short Read
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Rich Lesser (BSE ’83), CEO of BCG, to give virtual commencement address to Michigan graduating seniors

Lesser recalls graduating during a recession when job prospects were bleak.|Short Read