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A Message from the Chair

Professor and Donald Malloure Department Chair Jerome Lynch reflects on the past year in Civil and Environmental Engineering.|Medium Read
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Sensor technology aims to help US cities extend the life of aging pipelines

Transformative pilot project in Detroit could help cities across U.S. deal with overdue pipeline upgrades.|Medium Read
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NERS researchers aim to understand the behavior of high entropy alloys under extreme conditions

The research is part of a greater project to find an optimized radiation-tolerant material.|Short Read
Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed technology to provide contactless measurements of respiratory rate, heart rate and heart rate variability, which together are important indicators of an individual’s overall health.

Touchless respiratory and heart rate measurement for COVID-19 health screening

New technology provides a contactless method to add respiratory rate and heart rate to temperature readings .|Medium Read

Personal cold plasma “air curtain” design for COVID-19 protection moves forward

Medical giant Johnson & Johnson and federal HHS select U-M design with “minimal impact on daily life.”|Medium Read
a cluster of monarch butterflies gather on a tree branch in the sun.

Tracking Monarch Butterfly Migration with the World’s Smallest Computer

In a project funded by National Geographic, ECE researchers are teaming up with the department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology to advance our understanding of monarch butterfly migration with the most ambitious iteration of the Michigan Micro Mote yet.|Medium Read
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Strategies to help support students during a pandemic

Mentoring in the time of COVID-19.|Medium Read
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Coping with COVID-19 as a student and Olympic hopeful: a Q&A with Thomas Cope

Even award-winning athletes are having a hard time getting into a routine these days, but Tommy Cope wants everyone to keep working hard.|Medium Read

Jessie Yang and Cong Shi receive funding from AFOSR for human-autonomy teaming

U-M IOE professors receive AFOSR funding to further their research on human-autonomy teaming.|Short Read
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CSE researchers report over $11M in research grants last quarter

The awards were distributed to 18 different primary investigators.|Medium Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Antineutrino detectors as nuclear security tools for monitoring reactors from a distance

NERS Ph.D. student Felicia Sutanto’s antineutrino detector research published in Physical Review C|Short Read

Program to engage CS undergrads in research supported for another year

Workshop organizers believe a key strategy to increasing the number of women in computing research is to introduce them to the research process early on.|Short Read