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News Story Steve Blank: Consulting associate professor of entrepreneurship, Stanford
Steve Blank addresses a variety of questions posed by students covering topics like the climate for funding a venture for college aged students and the ...
News Story Engineering with elasticity
Michigan Engineers are harnessing the natural elasticity of materials to develop structures that are strong and flexible at the same time. Their research in ...
News Byte Boomerang flight dynamics | an aerodynamics lecture
Aerodynamic characteristics and flight dynamics of boomerangs are investigated in this lecture. A basic aerodynamic model, developed in the 1960’s, is expanded ...
News Story text/texmacs Avoiding buried utilities and excavation accidents
We live above a web of buried utility lines that make modern life possible. Michigan Engineers are developing a revolutionary method for excavator operators to ...
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 x-conference/x-cooltalk Refreshable Braille device
Michigan engineers have developed technology that may soon lead to a refreshable braille tablet the size of a Kindle.
News Story Erin Teague, Director of Product Management,Yahoo
This eHour talk will be featured in an upcoming “A Day With” video series by VICE that will follow Erin around for a full day and be featured on VICE’s new ...
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 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 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 Story How big data could reduce flight delays
U-M engineers are using big data to reduce weather-related flight delays and help airlines manage more efficiently.
News Byte The PATRIOT mission
Ben Longmier talks about the Plasma Ambipolar Thruster for Responsive In-Orbit Transfers (PATRIOT) mission, which is a part of NASA's 2014 CubeSAT Launch ...
News Byte How planes fly
How does an aircraft wing generate lift? This talk covers common misconceptions, including equal transit-time theory and the Venturi effect, and presents some ...