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Reuters July 16, 2018
Scientists peer into heart of hurricanes to improve intensity forecast
Christopher Ruf, a climate science professor at the University of Michigan and principal investigator for CYGNSS, is quoted in Reuters.
Motherboard June 26, 2018
The world’s smallest computer can fit on the tip of a grain of rice
EECS professors David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, and Jamie Phillips led the development of the system.
Forbes June 26, 2018
May Mobility is deploying self-driving vehicles block by block, starting in Detroit
Edwin Olson, associate EECS professor, is the CEO of May Mobility
Economic Times June 26, 2018
Novel ship coating can help reduce fuel, energy costs
Anish Tuteja, associate MSE professor, and his team have developed a novel type of "omniphobic" coating that can repel water, oil and alcohol, thus helping the US Navy reduce fuel as well as energy costs.