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News Story chemical/x-pdb Feeleys expand family scholarship
Edmund J. and Maryellen Feeley have contributed an additional $200,000 to the already established Feeley Family Endowed Scholarship Fund. The gift will receive ...
News Byte VCS/ICS calendar Common misconceptions in aerodynamics
In this AE585 lecture and webcast, Retired Boeing Technical Fellow Doug McLean discusses several examples of erroneous ways of looking at phenomena in ...
News Story How wildfires affect climate
Forest fires can affect the Earth's climate through the release of greenhouse gases, soot and aerosol particles, but they can also change how the Earth's ...
News Byte A free digital society
Dr. Richard Stallman discusses the trade-offs associated with having a free digital society, and whether or not digital inclusion is good on a larger scale.
News Byte NERS alumnus leads Westinghouse fuel engineering
Jeff Bradfute (NERS MSE '92) is the new vice president of Global Nuclear Fuel Engineering at Westinghouse.
News Byte Innovation and entrepreneurship: A European perspective
Daria Gołębiowska-Tataj, an expert on innovation and entrepreneurship, discusses the need to re-evaluate the conceptual framework of entrepreneurship in the ...
News Story New camera detects radiation
A new imaging device developed by University of Michigan engineers can detect gamma ray radiation, such as from a nuclear accident, and identify its source for ...
News Story What will it take to get humans to Mars?
The engineering challenges for getting humans to Mars are as great as the goal itself. U-M Professor Ben Longmier discusses the obstacles and moral ...
News Story ODS template From running roaches to robots
U-M engineers are analyzing the reflexes of cockroaches, discovering that their body kicks in before their nervous system. These new insights could help design ...
News Story Improving construction safety with augmented reality
Using new augmented reality technology being developed at U-M, construction sites can be visualized by a computer, allowing for changes and error prevention ...
News Story Satellites in a box
The Radio Aurora Explorer (RAX) mission has proven that scientific information can be gathered from a CubeSat, which is a small satellite encased within a box ...
News Story Nuclear assassination
U-M Professor Kimberlee Kearfott explains why Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's cause of death could be consistent with radiation poisoning and why ...
News Story Harvesting the heart's energy
Aerospace Engineering researchers are developing a method to harvest the energy of the human heart to power pacemakers, a technology they hope can translate to ...
News Story Avoiding heat-related power outages
U-M Professor Ian Hiskens discusses the pitfalls of the current electrical system and the impact of consumer demand on current safeguard systems such as ...
News Story Troff document Artificial foot
A new prosthetic foot captures the energy created from a person's walk to help propel the human body forward. The assistance created by the device could help ...
News Story Glaciers and global warming
U-M professor Jeremy Bassis is exploring how global warming is effecting glacial calving, and what impact these events will have on the rise of sea level.
News Story Cars that talk to each other
U-M Transportation Research Institute has equipped 3,000 vehicles with technology that will assess nearby vehicular movement and notify the drivers if a risky ...
News Story chemical/x-pdb Histotripsy, a non-invasive cancer treatment
Professor Charles Cain outlines a new technique called "Histotripsy," a non-invasive ultrasonic approach which generates energetic microbubbles for the ...
News Story Super concrete
High strength, high ductility concrete could withstand earthquakes and extreme loading much better than the concrete that is widely used today.
News Story audio/x-realaudio iPhone orchestra
The iPhone Orchestra merges the world of computer science and music. Professor Georg Essl is programming the iPhone to play different pitches based on the ...
News Story Car safety for senior citizens
Current crash test dummies are decades old and do not reflect how posture and age can drastically change the safety of an occupant. Michigan Engineers are ...
News Byte When you should kiss your co-worker
Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks explores cultural differences in the workplace and business between the US and the rest of the world, and how Americans can learn to ...
News Story D source code Michigan Engineering alum honored by American Society of Naval Engineers
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering alum Adrian Mackenna has received a Gold Medal Award from the American Society of Naval Engineers for his work ...
News Story Intelligent batteries
The basic car battery hasn’t really changed much in the past 30 years. U-M engineers are working to make them smarter, safer and more efficient.
News Byte Provable bounds for machine learning: Getting around intractability
In this Lecture on Demand, Sanjeev Arora of Princeton discusses the use of heuristic algorithms in machine learning and how you can automate the process of ...
News Story How close are we to having robot companions?
Will advances in artificial intelligence bring us closer to having robots in our homes? A Michigan Engineering expert weighs in on the goals and outlook for ...
News Story High-tech control of unmanned ground vehicles
Driving unmanned ground robots with a joystick can be hard and even dangerous in some cases, such as in using the vehicles for remote exploration inside a ...
News Byte CPM Calculations: Three things you'd rather not know
In this webcast, Professor Jesus M. de la Garza discusses the challenges of interpreting results from the traditional Critical Path Methodology in construction ...
News Story Breaking net neutrality?
Will Netflix and Amazon have a "fast lane" on the internet, while your local deli gets stuck at the toll booth? That's the fear of net neutrality advocates, ...
News Byte Jason Hayward: Bright star at University of Tennessee
Jason Hayward, (08 UM Ph.D.) says, "Working with graduate students who are passionate about learning and investigating new research is such a pleasure.”