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Michigan Aerospace PhD student Kunal Garg receives the Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for distinguished academic achievement

Congratulations Kunal Garg on being honored with the 2021 Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement!|Short Read

NERS alum Dr. Stephen Taller given ProQuest Dissertation Honorable Mention

Taller's dissertation research addressed a long-standing issue on how to link radiation damage in materials from ion irradiations in the laboratory and damage in real-world reactors. |Short Read
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Four ECE graduate students recognized by NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Four ECE doctoral students were selected for their outstanding research work in a variety of disciplines. |Medium Read
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Sijia Geng receives Barbour Scholarship to further her research in renewable energy systems

Sijia is working to ensure the safety, stability and cost effectiveness of future power systems that are dominated by renewable resources, through fundamental studies of system operation. |Short Read
Raj Nadakuditi

Raj Nadakuditi receives Ernest and Bettine Kuh Distinguished Faculty Award

The award recognizes Nadakuditi’s outstanding contributions in the area of computational data science and machine learning |Medium Read

Parker Trombley’s student team wins 1st-place in the Vertical Flight Society’s Design-Build-Vertical Flight student competition

U-M Aerospace Engineering undergraduate student, Parker Trombley, discusses how he and his team, Michigan Vertical Flight Technology, started the Vertical Flight Society’s Design-Build-Vertical Flight student competition and won 1st-place in the first round of judging.|Short Read

Congratulations Catherine Philpott on Receiving the Arlen R. Hellwarth Prize!

Michigan Aerospace undergraduate Catherine Philpott receives the Arlen R. Hellwarth Prize from the College of Engineering.|Short Read
Tara Safavi

CSE doctoral student Tara Safavi receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

The fellowship will advance her work in inferring relational world knowledge in machines with explicit and implicit representations.|Medium Read

CSE doctoral student Subhankar Pal receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

The fellowship will advance his research on exploiting hardware reconfigurability in an effort to bridge the gap between programmability and efficiency that affects modern computing systems.|Short Read
Khalil Najafi

Khalil Najafi receives Stephen S. Attwood Award from College of Engineering

Najafi has been an outstanding leader, pioneering researcher, and distinguished educator throughout his career |Short Read
Zetian Mi

Zetian Mi receives Research Excellence Award from the College of Engineering

Mi’s research offers the promise of sustainable energy and clean water through his breakthroughs in III-nitride quantum nanostructures. |Short Read

First-year U-M Aerospace Engineering PhD candidate, Alasdair Gray, Awarded the prestigious Jefferson Goblet Award

Alasdair Gray was awarded the Jefferson Goblet Best Student Paper Award from the 2021 AIAA SciTech Conference for his paper discussing aerostructural optimization models in the computational framework MACH|Short Read