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Ester Bentley

Ester Bentley receives NDSEG Fellowship to help the world navigate without GPS

PhD student Ester Bentley designs smaller, better 3D mechanical resonators for use in high-performance gyroscopes to help unmanned systems navigate when GPS signal is jammed or lost. |Short Read
Two distinguished Department of Aerospace Engineering alumni are honored by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board.

Department of Aerospace Engineering alumni sweep two-thirds of alumni awards

Two distinguished Department of Aerospace Engineering alumni are honored by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board.|Short Read
Portrait of Kevin Field

NERS Professor Kevin Field wins DOE Early Career Award

Field is one of only 50 U.S. professors to win this year|Short Read
Herbert Winful

Prof. Herbert Winful receives IEEE Photonics Society Quantum Electronics Award

For pioneering the field of nonlinear optical periodic structures and for foundational contributions to nonlinear dynamics of semiconductor laser arrays.|Short Read

Anthony Waas awarded ASME Warner T. Koiter medal

Aerospace Department Chair Anthony Waas has received the 2020 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Warner T. Koiter Medal for outstanding contribution and leadership within the field of composite materials mechanics.|Short Read
Trevor Odelberg

Trevor Odelberg receives NDSEG Fellowship to help run the world with low power batteryless circuits

PhD student Trevor Odelberg’s low power circuits help us make sense of our environment while reducing battery waste. |Short Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Professor Mehlhorn named Fellow of the American Nuclear Society

Professor Mehlhorn was recognized for his research in plasma physics.|Short Read
Matthew Belz

Matthew Belz receives NDSEG Fellowship to improve the safety of autonomous systems

PhD student Matthew Belz will work to develop jamming-resistant radar systems for autonomous vehicles.|Short Read
Portrait of Todd Allen

NERS Chair Todd Allen elected chair of NEDHO

Nuclear Engineering Department Heads Organization is an alliance between U.S. nuclear engineering programs|Short Read

PhD student Laura Andre is awarded Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship from SPIE

Andre was chosen for her outstanding research and commitment to outreach activities.|Short Read
Dennis Sylvester

Dennis Sylvester named Edward S. Davidson Collegiate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sylvester’s innovations in ultra-low-power computing led to the Michigan Micro Mote, the world’s smallest computer.|Medium Read

NERS receives Rackham Diversity Grant

The grant will help strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the department|Short Read