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The Lurie Nanofabrication Facility gets a new director

Prof. Wei Lu has been named the new director of the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF), effective September 1, 2016.|Medium Read
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$27M investment to globalize driverless vehicle research

A $27 million investment from a Chinese firm will strengthen the efforts of U-M along with industry and government partners, to advance autonomous, connected vehicles and robotic technologies.|Medium Read
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U-M battery startup enters $1.5M joint venture

In an effort to make safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries for technologies like electric vehicles, smartphones and laptops, a Michigan Engineering startup has formed a $1.5 million joint venture with two major players in the industry.|Medium Read
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Five IOE students on winning Spotlight! teams

IOE students Alberto Arguello, Susan Biggart, Kyle Gilbert, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Riley are among members of the winning teams for the 2016 Tauber Institute for Global Operations Spotlight! competition.|Short Read
SE Elevation of the Ford Motor Company Robotics Building.

Robotics building design approved, including space for Ford

Robotic technologies for air, sea and roads, for factories, hospitals and homes will have tailored lab space in Michigan Engineering’s robotics laboratory.|Medium Read
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A more accurate sensor for lead paint

A new molecular gel recipe developed at the University of Michigan is at the core of a prototype for a more accurate lead paint test.|Medium Read
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SpecOp takes second in Venture Well’s BMEidea Competition, eyes next steps

When a class project wasn’t going to cut it in the market, the SpecOp team didn't give up.|Medium Read
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Driverless vehicle startups move into U-M incubator

Three high-potential companies from the West Coast will join the experiential learning incubator TechLab at Mcity, moving resources to develop their driverless vehicle technologies in Ann Arbor.|Medium Read
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Toyota Research Institute partners with U-M to accelerate artificial intelligence research

$22 million investment to begin research collaborations focused on autonomous vehicles and advanced robotics projects.|Medium Read
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Building the internet of water

Sensor nodes that measure the water flow, soil moisture, rainfall and other rapidly changing storm predictors.|Short Read
Xingye "Dennis" Da, a doctoral student in mechanical engineering, inspects the ankle of MARLO, a bipedal robot.

First success on the Wave Field

A walking robot's "sober" attempt at crossing the earthen moguls outside FXB.|Medium Read
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Student workshop approaches research with the market in mind

A one-day crash course in tech entrepreneurship teaches students and post-docs how to evaluate the market potential of new technologies.|Medium Read