• Center for Complex Particle Systems

    To bring nature’s efficiency and flexibility to advanced materials and additive manufacturing, the University of Michigan will lead an international team of scientists, engineers and educators in a five-year, $30 million center funded by the National Science Foundation.

    Learn more about COMPASS

  • Nearly zero-waste solution for construction

    The BioMatters team at the University of Michigan has developed a fully biodegradable, reusable and recyclable material to replace the wasteful concrete formwork traditionally used across the construction industry.

    Learn more about this technique

  • Bridging cultures, empowering communities

    From the intricate tapestries of China and the untamed expanses of Mongolia to the vibrant streets of France and the heart of South Africa, University of Michigan students embarked on expeditions that defied borders and redefined cultural connections this summer.

    Learn about these student experiences

  • Inspiring Future Architects

    ArcPrep is a collaboration between the U-M Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and Detroit Public Schools Community District that expands opportunities for high school juniors who want to learn about opportunities in the architecture field. It also connects students with architects and designers throughout the city.

    Learn more about the program