Michigan engineers are developing technologies to improve the sustainability of our energy and water supplies, help doctors save more lives, continue the rapid progress of computing and much more.
Our faculty lead studies of national importance. The largest grants include research for defense and national security, hurricane prediction, advanced materials and the future of computing.
Centers and institutes within the College of Engineering bring faculty from multiple disciplines together around topics such as plasma research, hospital patient safety, microsensors, manufacturing and robotics.
Michigan engineers participate in university initiatives to find solutions to pressing problems such as energy and sustainability. Other efforts with a strong engineering presence improve medicine, materials and innovation.
Selected Research Areas
Many faculty in the College of Engineering lead in their fields—too many to name here. Areas of strength for the college include robotics and autonomy, energy and sustainability, precision medicine, manufacturing, security, computing and space exploration.