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Student-built app guides Smithsonian gallery visitors through ancient Asian art exhibit

The app, developed by a team of UM students through the Multidisciplinary Design Program, traces the historic pilgrimage of 8th century Korean monk Hyecho to provide context for the exhibit.|Short Read

The beanbag test

It’s one thing for a robot to sort through a pile of rigid objects like blocks, but what about softer stuff?|Medium Read

U-M, Cavium partner on Big Data research computing platform

The new partnership will provide scalable storage and an analytic software framework available to all U-M researchers. |Medium Read
Student working in lab.

The Biointerfaces Institute at Michigan

The Biointerfaces Institute brings together researchers from dentistry, pharmacy, engineering and medical schools.|Short Read
Laura Andre featured

Cooling off with lasers

Lasers are typically thought of as hot. What if they were able to cool?|Medium Read
An autonomous vehicle on the road

Ann Arbor: A hub for autonomous vehicles

Ann Arbor is emerging as a major player in the world of autonomous vehicles with the Mcity test facility, a one-of-a-kind simulated urban and suburban environment. |Medium Read
M-BARC Students

Historic satellite launch brings U-M history to space

Planning to launch mid-2018, an exciting team of Michigan students is designing a space-based time capsule.|Short 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
A jerboa from several angles

From rodent to robot

How a hopping mouse and information theory could inform robotic locomotion|Medium Read
Kurt Lundeen tests out construction robot

Autonomous robot construction is here

U-M researchers have developed modeling techniques that will help on-site construction robots with autonomous decision making.|Short 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

Google grant expands robotics for Detroit students

The funding increases outreach at the Michigan Engineering Zone, where U-M mentors work with local high school students. |Medium Read