When inspiration hits, it’s hard to ignore. That’s why a group of four Michigan mechanical engineering students decided to craft their very own senior design course. It just so happens that their course was designing and building a massive human controlled Rubik’s Cube. Follow the four of them through conception to completion of their initial design, and see what it takes to scale something that fits in the palm of your hand to a four by four foot, 1500 pound tribute to one of the world’s most beloved puzzles.
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Engineers elected as prestigious AAAS fellows
Three Michigan Engineering faculty members are among the 391 newly elected fellows of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science. AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society, and publisher of the journal Science.
Google-funded Flint water app helps residents find lead risk, resources
A mobile app and website built for the city of Flint is available now to help the community manage the water crisis. It was developed by U-M researchers and funded by Google.org.
$1.1 million grant to develop robot emergency response capabilities
The Office of Naval Research funds algorithms to help robots navigate difficult environments and handle unfamiliar, non-rigid objects.