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Making wind power more predictable: A Q&A with Eunshin Byon

Predictive modeling could help power companies get more consistent output from renewables.|Medium Read
Siqian Shen. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

How much coronavirus testing is enough? States could learn from retailers as they ramp up

To control the coronavirus spread, the U.S. needs to get the most value out of the limited testing capacity it has.|Short Read

Julia Coxen receives Officer Research Fellowship in Mathematics

U-M PhD student and active-duty colonel, Julia Coxen, has received an Omar N. Bradley Officer Research Fellowship in Mathematics.|Short Read

Jessie Yang and Cong Shi receive ARL funding for research on human-agent teaming

U-M IOE assistant professor, Xi Jessie Yang, and associate professor, Cong Shi, have received funding from the Army Research Laboratory to improve trust dynamics within human-agent relationships to create effective teaming.|Short Read
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Helping Michigan Medicine workers during COVID-19

New website pairs workers with volunteers ready to help.|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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Medical supply chains are fragile in the best of times and COVID-19 will test their strength

The pipeline of pharmaceuticals is easily disrupted.|Short Read
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Why automakers could pivot to making ventilators

Perspective from engineers with experience in the auto industry.|Short Read
Siqian Shen. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Tackling COVID-19 problems with industrial engineering

Lessons learned from optimizing retail could help optimize our COVID-19 response.|Short Read
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Stronger, faster, further

Charting a path to powered exoskeletons: A Q&A with Leia Stirling|Medium Read

Amy Cohn receives MDHHS funding to improve hospital staffing

U-M IOE professor, Amy Cohn, has received funding from MDHHS to improve staffing and safety issues within Michigan’s state hospital system using simulation tools and optimization techniques.|Short Read
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How can pedestrians trust autonomous vehicles

Utilizing a unique VR set-up, researchers uncover a certain amount of trust to encourage, but not harm, pedestrians. |Medium Read