Welcome to the Office of the Associate Dean for Research

The Office of the Associate Dean for Research (ADR) provides support for the College of Engineering’s research enterprise, seeking to enhance the strength and vitality of engineering research. This is accomplished by identifying new research opportunities, encouraging research collaborations, and facilitating partnerships among faculty both within and outside of U-M as well as non-University individuals and organizations.

Meet the Associate Dean

Portrait of Associate Dean for Research Eric Michielssen

Eric Michielssen, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research

Eric Michielssen is the Louise Ganiard Johnson Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science – Electrical and Computer Engineering Division.

Meet the Executive Director

Michael Drake

Executive Director of Research

Interim Executive Director of Advancement

Reach out to us

Colleen Root

Administrative Assistant to Eric Michielssen Associate Dean for Research

Phone: 734-647-7030

Notable Opportunities