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The University of Michigan-Dearborn Formula SAE racing team made a strong showing last month at the annual Toronto Shootout. The team placed fourth out of 17, beating teams from Cornell University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), among others. UM-Dearborn driver Trent Brown placed fifth out of 51 drivers.

The Shootout, a yearly racing competition hosted by the University of Toronto Formula SAE team, was comprised of a full day of autocrossing. Formula SAE is a student design competition organized by SAE International in which students design, manufacture, and build Formula-style race cars.

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Delivering Results
What could you do with a couple spare hours and a little creativity?

University of Michigan-Dearborn students Adam Woitulewicz and Jordan Necovski turned their free time into a portfolio-enhancing—and lucrative—experience.

The software engineering students recently earned the top two spots in a national game development contest sponsored by Domino's Pizza and EPrize/HelloWorld. The challenge? Develop a game in HTML5 featuring Domino's Pizza.

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Go with the Flow
High school students visited the College of Engineering and Computer Science on July 16 as part of the Michigan Introduction to Technology and Engineering (MITE) program for a hands-on workshop dedicated to autonomous vehicles. Read more at the link below.
Robotics Team Sets Speed Record at International Competition
UM-Dearborn's Team OHM 2.0 placed second in the AutoNav Challenge at the 22nd Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition, held June 6-9 in Rochester, Michigan. The team also set the speed record in the preliminary phase of the race and finished with the fastest run. Read more at the link below. To see the run, visit http://youtu.be/Wlvx-sPztp0.
New Robotics Program Launched
Students interested in the growing field of robotics will have a new academic option this fall. University of Michigan-Dearborn will offer a Bachelor of Science Engineering degree in robotics engineering in response to demand for qualified graduates. The program will be one of five undergraduate robotics engineering programs in the nation. Read more at the link below. For more information, visit umdearborn.edu/cecs/ECE/udergrad_prog/index, call 313-593-5510 or email uginfo@engin.umd.umich.edu.