Michigan Engineering News

Wei Lu, a U-M professor of mechanical engineering cycling batteries in the Lu Lab at the George G. Brown Laboratories building on the North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

In the news: Michigan Engineering experts July 11-15

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July 13

Auto manufacturers adapting to keep car batteries cool as temperatures rise

Anna Stefanopoulou explains the challenges engineering researchers are taking on to improve EV batteries. Stefanopoulou is a William Clay Ford Professor of Technology, a professor of mechanical engineering and a professor of electrical engineering and computer science.


July 13

Merlin Labs Raises $105 Million To Solve The Pilot Shortage By Robotizing Airplanes

Ella Atkins explains the benefits and limits of a natural language processing system for air traffic controllers. Atkins is a professor of aerospace engineering.


July 14

Major EV battery testing upgrade developed at University of Michigan

A research team led by Wei Lu has developed a much faster way to test electric vehicle batteries that could also drastically reduce costs by as much as 75%. Lu is a professor of mechanical engineering and a professor of materials science and engineering.

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