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Chen Feng Receives Honorable Mention at the Fall 2012 Mobile Apps Challenge

CEE Ph.D. Student Chen Feng received an honorable mention at the Fall 2012 Mobile Apps Challenge. | Short Read

CEE Ph.D. Student Chen Feng (advised by Vineet Kamat) received an honorable mention at the Fall 2012 Mobile Apps Challenge. Feng’s mobile application named MARvigator is a navigation app for Android that utilizes augmented reality technology for indoor localization and way-finding in unfamiliar environments. The Mobile Apps Challenge promoted entrepreneurial thinking and encouraged the U-M developer community to create innovative mobile designs. U-M students, faculty, and staff submitted a diverse collection of medical apps, games, educational apps, plus apps relating to health and lifestyle. More information can be found here

The 3D printed block M model made by Scott and Burns team. Photo: Evan Dougherty

3D printing 100 times faster with light

The new method also results in a stronger print than typical layered models. | Short Read