March 2015
ME Professor Jack Hu
Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
One of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer

S. Jack Hu, a University of Michigan (U-M) Mechanical Engineering Professor noted for leadership in the field, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.

Recognition, Awards & Achievements

  • Koren honored with 2015 SME Honorary Membership MORE>>
  • Barton receives 2015 SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award MORE>>
  • Kannatey-Asibu receives 2015 SME Education Award MORE>>
  • ME Faculty receive CoE Awards MORE>>
  • Pipe part of team developing heat-conducting plastic MORE>>
  • Barber honored with 2015 ASME Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award MORE>>
  • Ashton-Miller receives ASME H.R. Lissner Award MORE>>
  • Arruda receives the Penn State Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award MORE>>
  • Byung-Joo wins Best Paper at 2014 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference MORE>>
  • Hoard elected SAE Fellow MORE>>
  • Geathers wins first in SES and SEM Competitions MORE>>
  • NASA tests shape-changing aircraft wing designed by Kota MORE>>
  • Park and Saitou achieve record accuracy in predicting protein structures MORE>>
  • Reddy's work featured on cover of Nature Nanotechnology MORE>>
  • ME sophomore's idea chosen for U-M's "1,000 Pitches" idea contest MORE>>
  • Arruda receives 2014 Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award MORE>>
  • Duan and Yoon win Best Poster Awards at 2014 International Forum on Sustainable Manufacturing MORE>>
  • Lu receives Gustus L. Larson Memorial Award MORE>>
  • Okwudire selected for NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium MORE>>

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Dedication of New ME Research Complex a Success
Ceremony brings alumni, industry and government representatives to campus
U-M ME's new 62,880-square-foot mechanical engineering research complex is now officially open. The dedication ceremony took place on Oct. 10, 2014.

ME ARC Received $40 Million in Funding
ARC enters fourth phase in TARDEC contract
ME's Automotive Research Center (ARC) is celebrating more than its 20th anniversary this year. The Center is also able to continue to thrive thanks to a $40 million, five-year contract renewal with the United States Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC).

Two ME Faculty Receive 2015 NSF CAREER Awards
Liang and Remy honored
ME Assistant Professors Xiaogan Liang and C. David Remy were selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as 2015 CAREER Awardees. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program offers awards to junior faculty who have exemplified the ideal teacher-scholar dynamic.

ME Student David Moore Named 2015 Rhodes Scholar
Moore one of only 32 students selected nationwide
The American Rhodes Scholarship Winners were announced this past November and U-M ME master's student David Moore was one of the 32 students selected.


University of Michigan
Department of Mechanical Engineering