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HERCULES laser

U-M to become Mount Olympus with ZEUS, the most powerful laser to be built in the U.S.

The three-petawatt system could unlock secrets of the universe, advance cancer treatments, improve security screenings for nuclear threats, and much more. |Medium Read
CEE Lab featured

Students go behind the scenes in CEE’s first research lab open house

The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) and Undergraduate Student Advisory Council (USAC) hosted the very first research lab open house at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. |Short Read
Gallimore, Glotzer and Sarter were among the 2019 NAE members.

Three professors inducted into NAE

The new inductees join 33 other University of Michigan members.|Medium Read
snowy landscape with man in red coat

Classes and Career Fair canceled

Due to the severe weather and state of emergency in the state of Michigan, the University of Michigan has determined it will be reducing operations for Wednesday, Jan. 30 and Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. This includes canceling all classes and events.|Short Read
The newly renovated and renamed Aaron Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab opened its doors to the public on Central Campus in Ann Arbor, M

Historic Marine Hydrodynamic Lab gets makeover and new name

The 112-year-old “tow tank” in West Hall recently got a fresh face and a new name through a renovation project ending this month. Built in 1904, the testing basin was the first University-affiliated facility of its kind in the United States and is still the largest.|Medium Read
Liquid Chromatography

Extensive Updates for Analytical Lab Equipment

​Civil and Environmental Engineering is finishing up the installation of extensive upgrades to the lab equipment in the Core Analytical Facility in the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE) building.|Short Read
A classroom full of children

New Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab opens at Michigan Engineering Zone

Detroit-area middle school students will have access to STEM engagement opportunities|Medium Read
Student working in lab.

The Biointerfaces Institute at Michigan

The Biointerfaces Institute brings together researchers from dentistry, pharmacy, engineering and medical schools.|Short Read

Nuclear Engineering Laboratory dedication: Connecting the past and future

The newly renovated Nuclear Engineering Laboratory (NEL) building, the site of the former Ford Nuclear Reactor, officially opened in April to a standing-room-only crowd of over 140. The event celebrated the continued legacy of the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project, bridging the past with the future.|Medium Read
Automated vehicle on a track

Take a 360 video tour of Mcity

Explore the test facility from inside an autonomous vehicle, during this personal tour from the deputy director.|Short Read

Outdoor drone complex planned

When M-Air opens, Michigan Engineering will earn the distinction of hosting advanced robotics testing facilities for air, sea and land. |Medium Read
Rhonda Jack and Sunitha Nagrath

Sunitha Nagrath co-directs new U-M Cancer Core

Core is designed to facilitate investigators with experimental design, rare cell procurement and single cell analysis|Short Read