It’s one thing for a robot to sort through a pile of rigid objects like blocks, but what about softer stuff?
EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering
The beanbag test
Precise pulses explore light’s magnetism
A new laser will investigate an unusual magnetic effect that may lead to efficient solar energy harvesting.
Wearables to boost security of voice-based log-in
Sound is easy to spoof. New technology could help close this ‘open’ channel.
Doubling the power of the world’s most intense laser
It could enable tabletop particle and X-ray sources as well as the investigation of astrophysics and quantum dynamics.
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.
Precision health pioneer named to MIT Technology Review innovator list
The national magazine recognized Jenna Wiens as one of 2017’s 35 Innovators Under 35.