EE Est. 1889
CE Est. 1971
Innovation

The World's Smallest Computer

Michigan Micro Mote
The Michigan Micro Mote is a fully autonomous computing system that acts as a smart sensing system. Read More
Innovation | Research

Amazing Walking Robots

Prof. Jessy Grizzle has developed extremely robust control techniques for bipedal walking robots.
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Innovation | Alumni

The Father of Data Science

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

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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Innovation | Research

Michigan's First Materials Center

Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials
Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials focuses on controlling light interactions with matter.Read More
Innovation

Googling the Physical World

PsiKick David Wentzloff
Prof. David Wentzloff wants to connect trillions of tiny sensors embedded in everything you can think of.Read More
Innovation | Alumni | 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.
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Emmett Leith: Modern Holography

Emmett Leith
Leith made holography a reality, stunning the world with his holographic train in 1964.Read More
Innovation | Alumni

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
Alumni | Innovation

Thomas Knoll: Photoshop is Born

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

Bill Joy: Edison of the Internet

Bill Joy
Joy co-founded Sun Microsystems, and created UNIX and Java.Read More
Innovation | Research | Alumni

Khalil Najafi: Emerging Technologies

Khalil Najafi
Khalil is a leader in MEMS devices, including systems to replace GPS and detect chemical weapons.Read More
Innovation | Research

Brain Research

Extremely accurate probes use a variety of technologies to mapping the brain with light possible.
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Innovation

Lynn Conway: Life, Engineered

Lynn Conway
Conway has been called the hidden hand in the movement that enabled the very fabric of Silicon Valley.Read More
Innovation | Research

First in Quantum Dots

Pallab Battacharya
Battacharya was instrumental in early understanding of the tiny semiconductor particles called quantum dots.Read More
Innovation | Alumni | Entrepreneur

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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Innovation

Fighting Cyber Crime with Data

Mingyan Liu Quadmetrics
Prof. Mingyan Liu's Quadmetrics (now FICO) keeps companies diligent when it comes to cybersecurity.Read More
Innovation | Alumni

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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Innovation | Research

Breakthroughs in Modern Lighting

Stephen Forrest does revolutionary work on photovoltaic cells, organic light emitting diodes, and lasers.
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Innovation | Alumni | Entrepreneur

Dawson Yee: XBox Kinect

Dawson Yee
Dawson is an architect for the fastest-selling product in consumer electronics history.Read More
Innovation | Alumni

The Early History of Microprocessing

Boysel and his team created the first single-chip CPU microprocessor.
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Innovation

Crossbar: Reimagining Memory

Crossbar Wei Lu
Prof. Wei Lu's company developed a new type of memory that's smaller and faster than anything on the market.Read More
Innovation | Alumni

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
Innovation | Alumni | Entrepreneur

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
Innovation | Alumni | Entrepreneur

Tony Fadell: The iPod and Beyond

Tony Fadell
A key mastermind behind the first iPod, Tony went on to found Nest and take a seat at Google.Read More
Innovation | Alumni | Entrepreneur

Angelique Johnson: Cheaper Hearing

Angelique Johnson
Angelique makes one of the most expensive parts of cochlear implants more affordable with microfabrication.Read More
Innovation | Alumni | Entrepreneur

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