The College of Engineering – University of Michigan

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Equity-centered values.

People-first Engineering


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World-class expertise, integrated across more than a dozen disciplines.

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Engineers for a Better World

We’re shaping the engineers who will build a future that elevates all people.

No matter where you are along your career path, we can help you take the next big step.

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$1.2M toward a curriculum for equity-centered engineers

Michigan Engineering is creating a framework for teaching how social problems impact engineering—and how engineers can fight inequality.

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Engineering student Chloe Acosta plugs in an EV on the University of Michigan’s North Campus. Acosta is also powertrain director on the MRacing team, which recently switched to an electric powertrain.

$130M Electric Vehicle Center launches

In an effort to cultivate a robust EV ecosystem in the place where the modern auto industry was born, the University of Michigan Electric Vehicle Center will have three focus areas: accelerating collaborative R&D, developing a highly skilled workforce, and establishing advanced campus infrastructure and facilities to support both research and education.

our equity-centered values are embedded in everything we do

Inclusive teaching

All new Michigan Engineering instructors are now trained in inclusive teaching practices, contributing to an environment of success for students from all backgrounds.

Kerkez with an Augmented Reality Sandbox in his lab. The sandbox allows users to digitally change the physical topography and hydrology of the space to better understand interactions to changes in the environment.

“Self-driving” water systems: A Q&A with Branko Kerkez

Taking a people-first approach to water management.

We must continue to push ourselves to create a future that elevates all of humanity and puts people at the heart of our endeavors. By taking this people-first approach, we can continue our journey of leading the field of engineering past 2020 and into the future. A future where we build and rebuild systems that serve all of humanity.

Alec D. Gallimore,
Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering

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