The first African-American Michigan engineering graduate established a sturdy reputation for designs that last.
Fred B. Pelham: building bridges
Aero pioneers: Computers in control
Many faculty were pioneers in the field, helping to lay the groundwork for areas such as control theory, wireless communication and traffic management.
Auto connect: Gasoline automobiles to Mcity
Early proximity to global auto hub leads to strong expertise and leadership that lasts to this day
Five year plan: The North Campus story
The Five Year Plan to tame 300 acres of outlying wasteland north of the Huron River would take nearly 40 years to complete.
Something Groovy This Way Goes
Early innovators: Biomedical engineering upstarts
Research spawns companies that forge advancements in numerous fields.