Self-healing phenomenon could reduce defects that rendered quasicrystals impractical.
Resurrecting quasicrystals: Findings could make an exotic material commercially viable
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts October 4-8
Highlights include Bloomberg Business.
Nuclear nonproliferation: $1.9M to improve detection of weapons-grade material
Untangling the signatures of smuggled nuclear materials from the radiation background created by shooting neutrons at suspected cargo is the task of U-M research team.
Michigan Engineering group creates model for layering COVID-19 defenses
The model can be used as a tool to inform decision-makers and individuals on relative risks and advantages associated with a layered defense.
Energy from waste: $6.8 million for cow-inspired biodigesters
University of Michigan leads a collaboration of academic, municipal and private institutions to advance a renewable methane ecosystem.
$1.7M to build everyday exoskeletons to assist with lifting, walking and climbing stairs
The modular exoskeleton system will help workers and the elderly, boosting ankle, knee and/or hip joints by mounting new motors to off-the-shelf orthotics.