Black Hole image project features alum, biopsy alternative, record-breaking black engineers convention, Hadavi fellowship for future wolverines

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Shining light on one of the darkest mysteries in the universe

Alum Dr. Katie Bouman played a key role in the project that gave us the first image of a black hole.

 

Featured

$6M in venture funding for U-M start-up

Movellus, a company that optimizes semiconductor chip design, was founded by alums Faisal and Fredenburg with the help from U-M's Office of Technology Transfer.

Wearable device serves as biopsy alternative

Alum Tae Hyun Kim and a team of U-M doctors and engineers have developed a wearable device that catches 3x more cancer cells than conventional blood draw samples.

 

Community

ECE welomes 14,000 Black Engineers to Detroit

The National Society of Black Engineers Convention brought together past, present, and future wolverines while breaking records.

A Spotlight on Optics

The Optics Society at U-M hosted an Industry Spotlight event, which brought academia, industry, and community together to celebrate all things optics and photonics.

Michigan Electric Racing Revs up

  • This summer, Michigan Electric Racing (formally Michigan Hybrid Racing) will race their first all-electric car in Formula-style competitions they plan to win. Read more


 

Students

A world without cords

PhD student Xin Zan wins the Towner Prize for his work advancing wireless power transfer, which could impact medical devices, autonomous electric vehicles, and consumer electronics.

Advancing 5G with RF

PhD student Milad Koohi receives IEEE MTT-S Fellowship for his research in the field of RF devices to make smartphones faster and smaller.

 
EECS celebrates exceptional undergrads

Students were honored for earning a special award for academic achievement, research, service, or entrepreneurial activities.

Hail! class of 2019

At U-M Commencement, Gov. Whitmer encouraged students to go forth and shape the future of the world. See photos from the Michigan Engineering ceremony.

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