Entrepreneurship

UMich continues community education outreach during COVID-19 lockdown

The University of Michigan Aerospace Engineering Department is offering a series of online educational resources to help teachers keep kids motivated while learning at home.|Short Read
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Nuclear Grand Challenge engages student ideas for waste revenue

Inaugural competition appealed to climate-conscience students and promoted interdisciplinary collaborations.|Medium Read
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Alumnus Peter Wurman inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Wurman and his cofounders were recognized for their invention of the Kiva system, a revolutionary warehouse order fulfillment system that uses mobile robots and control software to bring inventory shelves to workers.|Short Read

Five EECS faculty and alumni recognized for business success

Nominees were selected based on their career accomplishments, impact in their field, and contributions to their community.|Short Read
May Mobility wheelchair-accessible shuttle

Year of growth, experiments for May Mobility

May Mobility intends to gradually acclimate the public to the experience of autonomous driving.|Medium Read

KLA opens new R&D office in Ann Arbor

The global capital equipment company is looking to harness the engineering talent at U-M and power a brighter future with tech.|Short Read
Hadavi and the Big House

Dr. Hadavi sets up new endowment to help ECE wolverines change the world

Dr. Cyrus Hadavi (PhD CE ’83) shares his hopes for the future of the ECE program, his knowledge as CEO of a long-lasting company, and his memories of good ole Ann Arbor days.|Medium Read

Taking on the limits of computing power

By harnessing the power and speed of graphics processing units, a University of Michigan startup can dramatically accelerate gene sequencing, shortening tasks that took multiple days to a single hour. |Medium Read
Fall on U-M North Campus. Photo: Joseph Xu.

No. 1 ranking for U-M’s entrepreneurship program

Princeton Review named U-M’s undergraduate entrepreneurial ecosystem the nation’s best. |Short Read
Rick Bolander

Rick Bolander: Entrepreneurship is a team sport

Rick Bolander (BSE MSE EE '83 '85; MBA '94, Harvard) has devoted his career to fulfilling the entrepreneurial dreams of others as much as his own. |Medium Read
2018 ECE Innovator Program

Transformative approach to 5G funded by new Innovator program

Nine technologies competed for $75k in the ECE Innovator Program, which emphasizes a team approach to entrepreneurial success.|Medium Read
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Student org brings investors to Michigan

UpRound works with national and local firms to accelerate the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the region.|Medium Read