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Sarabandi and Cai

Six teams of ECE researchers make the finals at AP-S/URSI 2019

Second Prize overall went to doctoral student Xiuzhang Cai for his radar target classification research applicable to autonomous vehicles.|Short Read
Mostafa Zaky

Counting snowflakes for better water resource management

Mostafa Zaky has built an award-winning model that helps estimate the amount of water stored in snowpacks, which could improve climate change and flood forecasting, as well as overall water resource management.|Short Read

Sarah Jane Bork and Joi Mondisa win American Society for Engineering Education student paper award

U-M IOE researcher, Sarah Jane Bork, and assistant professor, Joi Mondisa, have won the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Graduate Studies Division Best Student Paper Award.|Short Read
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MASA wins first place in Phase One of Base 11 Space Challenge

Congratulations to MASA, winner of the Best Preliminary Design award in Phase One of the Base 11 Space Challenge! |Short Read
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy during launch

MXL sends twin CubeSats on Falcon Heavy’s third launch

The Tandem Beacon Experiment (TBEx), a twin pair of CubeSats will accompany other research payloads in the June 24th night launch.|Short Read

Building community through clean energy with GRID Alternatives

From Long Beach, CA, to a Nepalese national park and world heritage site, undergrads Ashley Gee and Camille Burke came away with unforgettable experiences and a greater appreciation for how engineering can change the world for the better.|Medium Read

Huanting Huang improves accuracy of remote sensing

Huang won the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Computational Electromagnetics for her work developing better electromagnetic models that calculate microwave interactions with tree and vegetation cover.|Medium Read

Nooshin M. Estakhri receives the Helen Wu Award

Estakhri is a PhD student studying quantum optics and its potential to impact communication and biomedical imaging.|Medium Read

Michigan takes first place at Exoskeleton Competition

The STARX suit helps first-responders bear greater weights and spend less energy.|Medium Read
2019 MRacing vehicle

MRacing Wins 4th Place Overall at Formula SAE Michigan

The University of Michigan’s Formula SAE team takes home 4th overall at Michigan International Speedway|Short Read
Ciara Sivels, NERS alumnus, has her graduation stole put on by her PhD advisor Sara Pozzi

Becoming the representation she wishes she’d seen

In a Q&A, Ciara Sivels remarks on exposure, earning her PhD and equality in higher education. |Medium Read

Student team brings augmented reality to the operating room

With the help of a VR headset, three students helped a doctor stay focused in the operating room.|Medium Read