“It’s crazy,” says the John and Cathi Drake Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Michigan Technological University. “I’ve never been able to get that far with this class. And it’s not like I just opened up the hose and talked faster.” Continue reading
The December 2012 graduates of Michigan Technological University Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics were honored at the Senior Awards Banquet December 11, 2012 at the Memorial Union Ballroom. The graduating seniors were presented with a ring for induction into the Order of the Engineer. Continue reading
Michigan Tech’s involvement with the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans began when Linda Stouffer called Terry Woychowski on behalf of the General Motors Military Discount Program and asked for advice.
Michigan Tech ME-EM Video of Hand Crank Cycle Team
Two teams of undergraduate engineering students at Michigan Technological University have developed two low-cost, workable prostheses—one a knee, one a foot—and brought them to India, the first step in an effort to make them available to that nation’s many poor.
The ME-EM Department at Michigan Tech has an alumnus that is one of the top executives in each of the three major US car industries. They are Dr. Terry Woychowsk, Vice President, Global Vehicle Program Management at General Motors, new Governor appointee to the Michigan Tech Board of Control, ME&EM Academy member, and College of Engineering External Advisory Committee member. Dan Kapp, Director, Powertrain Research and Advanced Engineering at Ford, just voted for induction into the ME&EM Academy, College of Engineering External Advisory Committee chair, and former MEEM External Advisory Board member. Steve Williams, Vice President, Vehicle Architecture and Advanced Engineering at Chrysler.
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Academy of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics has been updated.
Presidential Council of Alumnae of the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics: New Kiosk display in the Lobby of the R.L. Smith ME-EM Building and a new web version to view
The Department of Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics hosted a boat cruise during the Michigan Tech Annual Alumni Reunion aboard the Ranger III cruising down the Portage Canal on Thursday, August 4th. Alumni boarded the Ranger III at the National Park Service dock. Click on picture at left for a larger image.
Certain problems can seem overwhelming—so large they often feel as though any personal effort would make no difference at all. But that’s not true, says Terry Woychowski, vice president, global vehicle program management at General Motors. We may not be able to solve the entire problem, but we can do something.