Nicole Casal Moore
Public Relations Representative
College of Engineering
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News Center FAQ
- I'd like to interview an expert on a particular topic for a news story. How can I find the right person?
See the Find an Expert page for tips and links to directories and databases. Or contact the communications office at (734) 647-7085.
- I'm a reporter coming to North Campus. Where should I park?
All visitor lots are marked in red on the following maps. These lots are metered. Free blue-lot parking passes are available to reporters on a limited basis. Contact the Communications and Marketing office for more information.
- Where is North Campus?
North Campus is about two miles from Central Campus, north of Fuller Road, west of Huron Parkway and south of Plymouth Road. The following links provide a map of North Campus and detailed driving directions.
- Where can I find help locating a particular building?
Try this building search webpage or the virtual tour, which features building photos.
- What are the upcoming events in the College?
Visit our events calendar to see what's happening in the College as well as in its 11 departments.
- What type of engineering does the College specialize in?
The College has 11 departments where engineers' research spans from quantum dots to interplanetary spacecraft, from picowatt microchip to petawatt lasers. Faculty members are working on solutions to the most pressing issues of the day including alternative energy, health and homeland security. The departments are:
- Aerospace Engineering;
- Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences;
- Biomedical Engineering;
- Chemical Engineering;
- Civil and Environmental Engineering;
- Electrical Engineering and Computer Science;
- Industrial and Operations Engineering;
- Materials Science and Engineering;
- Mechanical Engineering;
- Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; and
- Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences.
- What are your rankings?
Twelve of U.S. News and World Report's graduate and undergraduate categories include U-M College of Engineering programs, and all of them are in the top 12 in 2009. Ten are in the top ten. Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science is ranked No. 1 in graduate schools. Industrial Operations Engineering is ranked No. 2 for graduate and undergraduate programs. A complete list is here: