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Contact: Steven L. Ceccio

Associate Dean for Research

Michigan Engineering

(734) 647-7030

Room 1011 LEC

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.

Major Projects

Sara Pozzi, an associate professor of nuclear engineering & radiological sciences, leads a $25M grant for technologies to keep nuclear materials out of the wrong hands. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing 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.

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College Initiatives

U-M professor Jessy Grizzle makes some of the best two-legged walking robots out there. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing 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.

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University Initiatives

Mark Barteau, Director of the U-M Energy Institute; Katherine White, UM Board of Regents Member; Mary Sue Coleman, President of the University of Michigan; Stephen Forrest, Vice President of Research; and Ed Krause, Global Manager of External Alliances at Ford Motor Co; cut the ribbon at the grand reopening of the Phoenix Memorial Project building. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & MarketingMichigan 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.

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Selected Research Areas

Investigating an engine system. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing.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.

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