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Graduate students create new N95 testing kits for Michigan Medicine

As PPE supplies fluctuate, a collaborative team steps in to create a locally sourced N95 test kit to help healthcare workers get masks faster.|Short Read
Hot electrons travel along the molecule into the probe tip. The molecule only allows electrons within a narrow range of energies to pass.

First measurement of electron energy distributions

The new tool could enable the design of more efficient sustainable energy and chemistry technologies.|Medium Read
Shilva Shrestha, Environmental Engineering PhD Student, has her temperature checked by Bryan Daniels, DPSS Quartermaster, at the entrance the G.G. Brown Building on North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI on May 26, 2020.

Lights in the labs – and eyes – of researchers coming back to work

'Noncritical' in-person research begins ramping up, with public-health protocols.|Medium Read
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Advancing creativity and mentorship in engineering education

Impactful work in the fledgling Engineering Education Research program is recognized with prestigious awards |Medium Read
person wearing a respirator mask

Two new devices protect health care workers, help patients during COVID-19

Clinicians and researchers published two proof-of-concept papers.|Medium Read
REV-1 delivery robot

Delivery robots help Ann Arbor restaurants weather COVID

U-M startup says robotic food deliveries have quadrupled.|Medium Read
Callan Luetkemeyer

Callan Luetkemeyer Named Schmidt Science Fellow

Luetkemeyer is one of 22 early-career scientists who make up the third cohort of Schmidt Science Fellows. |Medium Read
A homemade ventilator that utilizes a blood pressure sleeve

Grad student’s ventilator design sparks conversations with doctors and engineers

Affordable proof-of-concept device automates the manual squeezing required by bag valve masks.|Medium Read
Kevin Ward wearing the new helmet

Repurposed industrial respirator could free ventilators for COVID-19 patients

University of Michigan researchers have developed a helmet solution to support patients, protect health care workers and safeguard hospital systems.|Medium 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
Aerospace Professor Pierre T. Kabamba

Ph.D. Student Andrea Lupini receives Professor Pierre T. Kabamba Award

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering PhD student Andrea Lupini for winning the Professor Pierre T. Kabamba Award!|Medium Read
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Professor Pingsha Dong

Pingsha Dong named ASME Fellow

Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Pingsha Dong has been named as American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow. |Short Read