Connecting Education to Industry

At the College of Engineering and Computer Science, our research centers bring together engineers and computer scientists from business and industry to work jointly with CECS faculty and students in applied research and consultation.

Henry W. Patton Center for Engineering Education & Practice

The mission of HP-CEEP is to be a leader in incorporating engineering practice, design, innovation, and concepts of manufacturing technology at all levels of engineering education, by integrating the teaching environment with the world of practice .

Center for Electric Drive Transportation

The Center for Electric Drive Transportation (CEDT) at the University of Michigan-Dearborn was established in 2011 with a grant from the U. S. Department of Energy's Graduate Automotive Technology Education (GATE) Program.

Center for Lightweighting Automotive Materials and Processing

The Center for Lightweighting Automotive Materials and Processing (CLAMP) was established in 1998 with the mission of creating a university/industry/government collaborative education/ research/information center on lightweight automotive materials and processing. The initial grant to establish the Center came from the US Department of Energy's Graduate Automotive Technology Education (GATE) program.

Cybersecurity Center for Education, Research, and Outreach

The Cybersecurity Center for Education, Research, and Outreach (CCERO) was established to integrate university wide existing activities and initiatives in cybersecurity research, education, and outreach.

DTE Power Electronics Laboratory

The DTE Power Electronics Laboratory was developed through a grant of $190,000 from DTE Energy, a matching grant from NSF, and an internal matching grant.

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