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Aerospace Professor Joaquim Martins to serve as Principal Investigator for Michigan-AFRL partnership

Professor Joaquim Martins will lead development of a computational framework for analyzing aircraft under the Michigan-AFRL Center for Aerospace Vehicle Design collaboration.

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U-M named Air Force Research Laboratory Collaborative Center in Aerospace Vehicle Design

A team of researchers led by Michigan Aerospace Professor Joaquim Martins was selected for a highly competitive partnership with the Air Force Research Lab.

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AE researcher Jared Hobeck harnesses energy from piezoelectric grass

AE Postdoctoral Fellow Jared Hobeck was featured on Nature Knows Best for his work with piezoelectric grass to harness power from the wind.

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An ethological approach to SUAVs for first responders

Dr. James Hubbard, Professor, University of Maryland explores a control architecture that allows for human robot interaction that mimics the relationship between a Service Canine and a team of first responders in a large scale disaster scenario.

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The digital industrial revolution in aerospace and propulsion

This presentation will illustrate the framework that makes the Digital Industrial possible in the aircraft engine industry, connecting the dots between sensors, digital twin models, and analytics to provide additional value to the customer.

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U-M named Air Force Research Laboratory Collaborative Center in Aerospace Vehicle Design

A team of researchers led by Michigan Aerospace Professor Joaquim Martins was selected for a highly competitive partnership with the Air Force Research Lab.

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