Michigan Engineering News

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In the news: Michigan Engineering experts February 7-11

Highlights include Nature and Time.

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Detroit News

February 4

Most Great Lakes won’t approach record highs in next six months, report finds

Andrew Gronewold tells the Detroit news that the Great Lakes’ water levels will fluctuate more often as the climate continues to change. Gronewold is an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.

Business Insider

February 8

Recycled bulletproof vests may boost the range of electric cars 5-fold, and extend battery life to 10 years

Nicholas Kotov’s research into the potential of lithium-sulfur batteries is featured in Business Insider. Kotov is the Irving Langmuir Distinguished University Professor of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Joseph B. and Florence V. Cejka Professor of Engineering, professor of chemical engineering, professor of materials science and engineering and professor of macromolecular science and engineering.


February 9

The urine revolution: how recycling pee could help to save the world

Nancy Love provides context on the potential of urine recycling and her research into “pee-cycling” is featured. Love is the Borchardt and Glysson Collegiate Professor, JoAnn Silverstein Distinguished University Professor of Environmental Engineering and professor of civil and environmental engineering.

Interesting Engineering

February 10

Batteries made from recycled bulletproof vests provide five times more energy

Kotov’s lithium-sulfur battery research is also featured in Interesting Engineering.

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