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Election lessons from Michigan

Election security expert J. Alex Halderman dissects Antrim County's election debacle to help future contests go more smoothly.|Medium Read
The morning sun rises on the Grove at North Campus of the Universities of Michigan

Setting the nation’s engineering research agenda

Michigan Engineers involved in NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance, a force multiplier for high-impact research.|Medium Read
Guosong Zeng, a postdoctoral scholar at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, at work testing the artificial photosynthesis device developed by Zetian Mi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Michigan.

Artificial photosynthesis devices that improve themselves with use

'Our discovery is a real game-changer. I’ve never seen such stability.'|Medium Read
Simulation image of an optimized aircraft.

Streamlining aircraft

Joaquim Martins pioneers high-fidelity simulations that bring together multiple disciplines. Recently incorporated into NASA’s open-source software, and being considered for adoption by aircraft manufacturers, the approach has the potential to change the game in aircraft design and other engineering systems.|Long Read
Next Prof Nexus Conference in Atlanta. October 2019. Photo by Marcin Szczepanski/

Diversifying the ranks of engineering faculty

U-Michigan, UC San Diego expand national NextProf program.|Medium Read
Jeremy Bricker

How to make sure Biden’s infrastructure plan can hold up to climate change – and save money

In The Conversation, Jeremy Bricker writes that adaptive design techniques would be a cost-efficient way to face an uncertain future under climate change.|Short Read
Barbara Richardson and Jasmine LeFlore

Then & Now: Being Black and female in aerospace engineering

The first Black alumna of Michigan Aero (’77) talks with a ’15 graduate about what has and hasn’t changed about being a Black woman in the field.|Short Read
An artistic render of someone spreading a virus in the air by coughing.

Coughs create complicated airflows. A new project explores how they spread viruses

U-Michigan and Auburn researchers will use cough simulators, lasers, mannequins, human subjects and computational modeling.|Medium Read
A photo of North Campus in spring.

We must do more to confront anti-Asian violence and hatred

Supporting our AAPI communities in the wake of Atlanta shooting.|Medium Read
The outside of the Ford Robotics building

U-Michigan, Ford open world-class robotics complex

The facility will accelerate the future of advanced and more equitable robotics and mobility|Medium Read
Simulation of a model scramjet operating at supersonic flight conditions, showing different physical processes within the engine.

$12.75M for reliable hypersonic engines and artificial photosynthesis

Two U-M led projects are funded by the Department of Defense.|Medium Read
masks in a device

N95 mask disinfection: New evidence on how hospitals can effectively recycle key PPE

First-of-its-kind study examined multiple pathogens, as well as filtration and fit.|Medium Read