Outreach

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

Airships and hovercraft: How Aerospace Michigan uses ‘Skunkworks’ practical engineering to inspire and teach the next generation

Aerospace Professor Pete Washabaugh uses industrial engineering practices for design class that goes beyond the abstract to the practical.|Long Read
Hebert Winful

Herbert Winful named Joseph E. and Anne P. Rowe Professor of Electrical Engineering

Winful has made fundamental contributions to nonlinear optics and the physics of tunneling, while also championing an inclusive department.|Long Read
OSUM group photo

Optics Society wins Elaine Harden Award from College of Engineering

From outreach programs for local kids to events that bring the U-M Engineering community together, the Optics Society exemplifies leadership and service. |Short Read

First AE201 Intro to Eng class taught at Davis Aerospace High School

An AE201 Intro to Engineering class was taught at Davis Aerospace High School by Avin Vijay, a graduate student of Dr. Tony Waas.|Short Read

Members of CSE earn four MLK Spirit Awards

For “exemplifying the leadership and vision of Dr. King,” four CSE students and faculty were honored as part of U-M’s annual MLK symposium.|Short Read
Students play Quadcopter Quidditch in the FXB atrium. Photo Credit: Chris Chartier.

Aerospace Professor Anouck Girard receives College of Engineering Incentives Award

Professor Girard was recognized for her innovative outreach programs aimed at K-12 students. |Short Read
Various participants test out iGYM

Creating a place where kids of all abilities can play together

Prof. Hun-Seok Kim helped design iGYM, an augmented reality system that allows disabled and able-bodied people to play physical games together. |Medium Read

Davis Aerospace High School students experience Aerospace Engineering at UM

UM Aero continues its partnership with Davis Aerospace High School and hopes to expand its engineering outreach|Short Read
Student group at Electrify

Electrify goes to Detroit

Electrify hosted its first Detroit Tech Camp at the Michigan Engineering Zone this summer to give Detroit-area students greater access to engage with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. |Medium Read
exchange students on campus

AURA students celebrate experiences, projects at program reception

Ten students from Ethiopia have completed a new summer-long exchange program in engineering at the University of Michigan.|Short Read

Encouraging careers in research

Organizers hoped to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to successfully apply to a graduate program.|Short Read