EE Est. 1889
CE Est. 1971
Alumni | Innovation | Entrepreneur

Larry Page: Building the Internet

Co-Founder of Google and CEO of Alphabet, Larry invented tools that shaped the Internet as we know it. Read More
Alumni | Innovation

The Father of Data Science

Claude Shannon
Claude Shannon's work is responsible for digital communication, data processing, and even the Internet.Read More
Alumni | Innovation | Research

Khalil Najafi: Emerging Technologies

Khalil Najafi
Khalil is a leader in MEMS devices, including systems to replace GPS and detect chemical weapons.Read More
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Irma Wyman: Computer Pioneer

Irma, the first woman to work as Honeywell's VP, worked with the earliest computers ever created.
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Willie Hobbs Moore

Mitch Rohde
Moore made history as the first African American woman at Michigan to earn a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering.Read More
Alumni | Innovation

Lighting Up the World

Charles Brush Arc Lamps
Graduating before EE existed as a department, Charles Brush had a big influence on household lighting.Read More
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Meera Sampath: Art of Innovation

Meera helped kickstart Xerox's Indian Innovation Hub, and was an early leader of their work in that country. Read More
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Michael McCorquodale, Entrepreneur

With a long career launching and advising startups, Michael is a wealth of entrepreneurial experience.
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Thomas Knoll: Photoshop is Born

How a procrastinating Michigan graduate student and his brother changed our view of the world.
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Alumni | Department | Education

The College's First African American Faculty

Prof. Leo McAfee was committed to outreach among minority students throughout his nearly 40 years at U-M.
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Alumni | Innovation

Dawson Yee: XBox Kinect

Dawson Yee
Dawson is an architect for the fastest-selling product in consumer electronics history.Read More
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Nick Yang: Investing in Robotics

Yang foresees a future where robots and sensors power everything around us – and fuels it as an angle investor.
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Mitch Rohde: Mad Scientist

Mitch Rohde
Founder of Quantum Signal, Mitch works on projects from self-driving cars to facial recognition for skincare.Read More
Alumni | Innovation

Eric Aupperle: How the Net Was Won

Aupperle was director and president of a research network that had a hand in developing the Internet.
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David Tarver: Dreams Become Reality

David Tarver
David co-founded a company that sold for $30M. Now he offers support and inspiration for entrepreneurs.Read More
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Tony Fadell: The iPod and Beyond

Tony Fadell
Originally one of the key masterminds behind the first iPod, Tony went on to found Nest and take a seat at Google.Read More
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Angelique Johnson: Cheaper Hearing

Angelique Johnson
Angelique makes one of the most expensive parts of cochlear implants cheap with microfabrication.Read More
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Ernest Kuh: Automating Design

Kuh was instrumental in transitioning computer-aided design from mechanical to electronic.
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Eran Bashan: Health in the Home

Eran Bashan
Eran, founder of Hygieia, developed a device to help people with diabetes keep track of insulin use at home.Read More
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John Tishman: America's Skylines

John Tishman
Tishman (BSE EE 1946) was a master builder who transformed the skylines of Chicago, Detroit, LA and NYC.Read More
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Hannah Goldberg: Mining Asteroids

Hannah Goldberg
Hannah was one of the first employees at Planetary Resources, an asteroid mining company.Read More
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Garlin Gilchrist: Available Innovation

Garlin has committed his career to building technologies that help struggling communities.
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Michael Stonebraker

Stonebraker made relational database systems a commercial success, making today's systems possible.
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Alumni | Innovation

The Early History of Microprocessing

Boysel was the first to build an integrated circuits with over 100 logic gates, and the creator of 4-phase logic.
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Oz Pearlman: The Magic Engineer

Oz Pearlman
A longtime magician and mentalist, Oz made waves as a finalist on America's Got Talent.Read More
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Bill Joy: Software Pioneer

Bill Joy
A native Michigander, Joy co-founded Sun Microsystems and designed UNIX and Java.Read More
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Rick Wallace: Reaching New Heights

Rick Wallace
Rick was president and CEO of KLA-Tencor until the semiconductor giant was acquired for $10.6B.Read More
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Ruba Borno: A Young Exec

Borno is VP of Growth Initiatives and Chief of Staff to the CEO of Cisco, helping plot the tech giant's future.
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Nader Najafi: Daring Health Devices

Nader's Company has developed the first heart-monitoring device to be anchored in the left ventricle.
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Steve Mollenkopf: Mobile Master

As CEO of Qualcomm, Steve the world's leading developer of mobile computing technology.
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Claude Gauthier: Ethernet Revolution

Claude built his career on connections. Now, he's working to connect our world through next-gen ethernet.
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Andy Farah: The Chevy Volt's Spark

Andrew Farah
The Volt is the world's best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle, and Andy was its chief engineer.Read More
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Won-Pyo Hong: Leader of the Galaxy

Won-Pyo is president of Samsung, producers of one of the most successful mobile phones in history.
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Jimmy Hsiao: Local Global Leader

In his time as CEO, Jimmy turned a local startup into a global company boasting four international offices.
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Wayne Tsou: Big Business Abroad

Wayne leads the Carlyle Group's first global capital growth business as Managing Director of Asia Growth.
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Howard and Beverly Sachar

Howard and Beverly Sachar
The Sachars have worked for 65 years to build their startup into a thriving family business.Read More