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News Story U-M nurtures robotics industry in southeast Michigan
The robotics industry is poised to expand in southeast Michigan and the College of Engineering is helping to make that happen with a new research center, four ...
News Story D source code Fast quantum computer building block created
The fastest quantum computer bit that exploits the main advantage of the qubit over the conventional bit has been demonstrated by researchers at U-M, US Naval ...
News Story Troff document A new way to cool materials with light
New findings by U-M researchers overturn the previous understanding of how light and sound interact in the process called Brillouin scattering.
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 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 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 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 High-tech robotics center coming to U-Michigan
The U-M Board of Regents approved the College of Engineering's new robotics building project on April 16. The three-story, 100,000-square-foot facility is ...
News Story Rumor-detector software IDs disputed claims on Twitter
A week after the Boston marathon bombing, hackers sent a bogus tweet from the official Twitter handle of the Associated Press. It read: "Breaking: Two ...
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 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 Story Two Michigan Engineers selected for Sloan research fellowships
Two Michigan Engineering professors are among the 126 early-career professors from the United States and Canada selected as 2015 Alfred P. Sloan research ...
News Story What are quantum computers going to do for us?
U-M engineers are developing quantum computer technology that may have big implications for cyber security. But what exactly is a quantum computer, and will ...
News Byte Organic Light Emitting Devices (OLEDs): The coming revolution in displays and lighting
Organic Light Emitting Devices (OLEDs): The Coming Revolution in Displays and Lighting. Distinguished Lecture with Stephen Forrest.
News Story Thermal vision: Graphene spans infrared spectrum
Graphene comes of age in infrared light detection with a new method for measuring the electrical signal, could enable infrared vision in smart phones and ...
News Byte Efficient integrated circuit developer wins PhD impact prize
Scott Hanson, who founded Ambiq Micro after earning his PhD from U-M in 2009, will visit campus to share his expertise in turning a lab technology into a ...
News Story New Michigan-Saudi collaboration
The Center of Excellence for Microwave Sensor Technology will be a major site for research in microwave sensor technology, with the first projects focusing on ...
News Story object code Running robot MABEL goes to Chicago
Running robot MABEL finishes her tenure at the Michigan Engineering and is being shipped to the Field Museum in Chicago. Stay tuned for the final video of the ...
News Byte D source code Spatially coupled LDPC codes: Is this what Shannon had in mind?
Following a review of the development of coding theory since the time of Shannon and the basic concepts of low-density parity-check (LDPC) block codes, we ...
News Story U-M, IBM partner on advanced conversational computing system
In an effort to help solve one of the grand challenges of artificial intelligence, U-M and IBM have launched a $4.5M collaboration to develop a new class of ...
News Story Solar-powered color
Color, see-through solar cells invented at Michigan Engineering could enable 'stained' glass windows, decorative panels and even shade that makes electricity.
News Story U-M researchers receive share of $250-million Dow will award to top universities
Four U-M projects have received a share of the $250-million that Dow Chemical Company has announced it will award to top universities over the next decade in ...
News Story Smartphone battery life could dramatically improve with new invention
U-M computer science and engineering professor Kang Shin and doctoral student Xinyu Zhang will present their new power management approach September 21 at the ...
News Story Computers that mimic the brain
U-M researchers are developing a new type of electronic switch that uses "memristors" to mimic the behavior of the human brain, creating a type of computer ...
News Story Creating lasers with unprecendented power
U-M professor Mohammed Islam is working to create lasers that can measure items more than a kilometer away.
News Story ODS template Flying robots
New unmanned aircraft are breaking barriers. Professor Ella Atkins focuses on autonomous systems, teaching aircraft how to be more efficient or how to handle ...
News Byte The science and engineering of online education
Peter Norvig , Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence and the Association for Computing Machinery, reviews the state of the art in ...
News Story object code Cyberattacks: A clear and present danger?
Michael Bailey, an U-M cybersecurity expert, discusses the recent cyberattacks on the U.S. by China, as well as explaining how cyberattacks occur, the damage ...
News Story D source code First Michigan Engineering Beyster fellow selected
Michigan Engineering student Chih-Chun Chia has been chosen as the first fellow of the J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows Program.
News Story Insect cyborgs may become first responders, search and monitor hazardous environs
Research conducted at the U-M College of Engineering may lead to the use of insects to monitor hazardous situations before sending in humans.