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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$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.
Patel endows third scholarship fund
Mavjibhai L. Patel (BSE CE '63) has endowed a $100,000 gift to establish the Lilavati and Taraben and Mavjibhai L. Patel Graduate Fellowship Fund. This fund will provide need-based support to graduate student who are pursuing a CEE degree.
Student Arun Nagpal develops new ENG 100 section to spotlight space science
UM-SEDS co-President Arun Nagpal develops ENG 100 section to expose freshman to space science and atmospheric sensing.