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In the news: Michigan Engineering experts November 8-12

Highlights include Science News and Great Lakes Now.

In The News


November 8

U-M startups raise $1.5B, adds record number of patents

SangHyun Lee’s technology for improving workplace safety is featured in DBusiness. Lee is the civil and environmental engineering associate chair and professor of civil and environmental engineering.

Science News

November 10

Researchers have unlocked the secret to pearls’ incredible symmetry

Robert Hovden coauthored new research that could inspire “the next generation of super materials” such as more efficient solar panels. Hovden is an assistant professor of materials science and engineering.

Great Lakes now

November 11

Reduce flooding from backed up sewers? There’s an app for that

Branko Kerkez’s research team looking to make stormwater systems smarter so they adjust to localized needs. Kerkez is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.

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