ISD News

Jiacheng Liu Selected as the 2019 ISD Outstanding Capstone Award Winner

Jiacheng Liu, an alumna from the Manufacturing Master’s program, won the 2019 ISD Outstanding Capstone Award. The award is presented annually to the capstone design project that demonstrated outstanding impact, excellent contributions to practice, exemplary deployment of classroom material in an industrial application, excellent quality of the project work, and great potential value-added benefits for the sponsor.

John Meluso Announced as Recipient of Distinguished Leadership Award for DEI

John Meluso, PhD received the Distinguished Leadership Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, for his strong leadership and communication abilities in the Design Science program.

Student Profile-Dow Sustainability Fellow Merritt Dailey

The Dow Sustainability Fellows Program works with interdisciplinary groups of students from different UM colleges and backgrounds– from public policy to environmental engineering– on sustainability challenges.

Shuhaib Nawawi Awarded Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize

The College of Engineering honored ESE graduate Shuhaib Nawawi for his excellent research in sustainable energy as well as his leadership and service to the community.

Student Profile-Dow Sustainability Fellow Elena Essa

The Dow Sustainability Fellows Program works with interdisciplinary groups of students from different colleges and backgrounds, on sustainability issues with an outside stakeholder.

ISD Chair, Diann Brei Awarded MLK Spirit Award

University of Michigan’s MLK Symposium to honor and commemorate the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Professor Epureanu Honored

Six faculty members have been recognized for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as 2019’s Arthur F. Thurnau Professors.

A Balancing Act: Graduate Studies and Varsity Cheerleader

As a Sequential Undergraduate/Graduate Studies* (SUGS) student and cheerleader for the football and basketball teams, time management is always a concern for Hallie Byles as she completes her master’s degree.

The Cross Between Manufacturing and Business

Ziyan Xu sought business acumen to compliment the manufacturing engineering experience. Through the Multidisciplinary Design Program project, Xu spent time learning business at the Ross School of Business while completing an ISD Master of Engineering in Manufacturing degree.

Dr. Chinedum Okwudire Named ISD Associate Chair, Effective Jan. 1, 2019

It is a pleasure to announce that Chinedum Okwudire has been appointed the Associate Chair of Integrative Systems + Design, effective Jan 1, 2019.