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UpNext team

Party for the people: UpNext app lets users shape the playlist

CS students want to empower party-goers and democratize the dancefloor.|Short Read
The University of Michigan solar car Novum contends with clouds during a practice run on the American Solar Challenge race route

U-M’s top-ranked Solar Car Team readies for race on Oregon Trail

The 2018 American Solar Challenge will be a real test for a young team.|Short Read
Science Olympiad team

Michigan’s first Science Olympiad invitational – for students, by students

The University of Michigan offered the state’s first invitational competition run by Olympiad alumni.|Medium Read
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Student profile – best paper winner Pooya Alavian

Since childhood, Pooya Alavian has known that he would one day take over his family’s business: a metal enamel factory that his father created before Pooya was born. Pooya grew up watching his father work diligently to improve the factory, and he worked alongside his father as much as possible. |Medium Read
M-Fly 2018 team

M-Fly’s season ends with top-10 finishes, new autonomous plane

This year the team tackled their first autonomous aircraft.|Short Read
Mars Rover 2018 team

Mars Rover Team tackles major redesign, places in top 10 at competition

This year’s model, “Phoebe,” received a major design overhaul that gave her a speed boost and new codebase that can be used for years to come.|Short Read
Wilka Carvalho

Exploring the source of social stereotypes

Carvalho plans to pursue research at the intersection of reinforcement learning, machine learning, and computational cognitive science.|Short Read
Xin Zan

Xin Zan wins two awards for wireless power transfer research

New research into implanted medical devices and peer-to-peer charging.|Short Read
Jiyue Zhu

Jiyue Zhu awarded Wiesnet Medal for improved snow algorithms

An award-winning method will help us better understand how much snow is on the ground.|Short Read
Training computer vision systems

Paper award for training computer vision systems more accurately

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ChE GradExpo 2019: Explore Graduate Studies in Chemical Engineering

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exoskeleton dragging dummy

Exoskeletons compete to boost strength of rescue workers

Five college teams test robotic suits that could enhance humans’ abilities.|Medium Read