By Department

Give Earth [another] chance

50 years after the first Earth Day, the next generation is rewriting the rules.|Long Read
Brittany Hicks

Brittany Hicks receives Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

CEE PhD student Brittany Hicks has received the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship through the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.|Short Read
a doctor giving an eye exam

For necessary eye exams, a new breath shield protects patients and doctors

Close proximity eye exams will need to continue during lockdown, calling for increased safety.|Medium Read
Climate & Space Prof. Emeritus John P. Boyd

Prof. Emeritus John P. Boyd selected as a Fellow of the SIAM

The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) works to advance the application of mathematics and computational science to engineering, industry, science, and society.|Short Read
Climate & Space PhD Dr. Abigail Azari

Congratulations to our new Climate & Space PhD!

Climate & Space student plans to join UC Berkeley as a post-doctoral scholar. |Short Read
Siqian Shen. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Logistics during COVID-19: Researcher creates an operations model cheat sheet

A University of Michigan engineering researcher has pulled together a cheat sheet.|Medium Read
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Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for design of robust, reliable and repairable software systems

Subarno Banerjee uses program analysis to improve software systems’ safety and security.|Short Read
sunrise approaching the sun

‘Largest radio telescope in space’ to improve solar storm warnings

NASA has selected University of Michigan’s $62M Explorer cubesat mission.|Medium Read
Hebert Winful

Herbert Winful named Joseph E. and Anne P. Rowe Professor of Electrical Engineering

Winful has made fundamental contributions to nonlinear optics and the physics of tunneling, while also championing an inclusive department.|Long Read
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Predoctoral Fellowship for mathematically provable hardware design

Goel designs algorithms that can automatically demonstrate the correctness of hardware systems.|Short Read
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Researchers to use brain scans to understand gender bias in software development

The team will use fMRI to identify some of the underlying processes that occur when a code reviewer weighs in on a piece of software and its author.|Medium Read
Portrait of James Wight

James K. Wight inducted as Honorary Member of American Concrete Institute

Wight is recognized "for improving the design and safety of reinforced concrete buildings through outstanding leadership in research, teaching and professional service."|Short Read