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Student works in manufacturing lab

Advanced manufacturing lab opens in Detroit

Center to drive lightweight manufacturing technology|Medium Read
Solar car racing on road in Australia.

Record-breaking second place for Solar Car Team

The national champions celebrate the most successful world race finish in team history.|Medium Read
Cassie robot takes her first steps

Latest two-legged walking robot arrives at Michigan

Built to handle falls, and with two extra motors in each leg, the new robot will help U-M roboticists take independent robotic walking to a whole new level.|Medium Read

From rodent to robot

How a hopping mouse and information theory could inform robotic locomotion|Medium Read

Kinetic sculpture installed

A new 14,000 pound, 25-foot-tall kinetic sculpture, 3 Cubes in a Seven Axis Relationship, was installed on North Campus in front of the entrance of G. G. Brown Building on Hayward Avenue. |Short Read

Stem cells mimic key parts of human embryonic development

The method advanced by U-M cell biologists and engineers could aid the understanding of infertility and more.|Short Read

Heat-conducting plastic could lead to lighter electronics, cars

Unfurling the long chains of molecules in plastics could help them dissipate heat more easily.|Medium Read

Outdoor drone complex planned

When M-Air opens, Michigan Engineering will earn the distinction of hosting advanced robotics testing facilities for air, sea and land. |Medium Read

New grad program: Engineering Education Research

New program turns a researcher’s eye on engineering education in the service of better teaching, learning and diversity at U-M and beyond.|Medium Read

How self-driving cars can be safer with connected technology

Mcity demonstrates the powerful pairing of connectivity and automation.|Medium Read

Science in sport

Ellen Arruda, ME professor, created a specialized batting glove for athlete Ako Thomas so that he could return to play without serious pain.|Medium Read

Driverless shuttle service coming to U-M’s North Campus

Brought to you by Mcity, U-M’s public-private partnership to accelerate advanced mobility|Short Read