High-efficiency but fragile molecules for converting light to electricity thrive with a little protection.
EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Solar cells with 30-year lifetimes for power-generating windows
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 30 – September 3
Highlights include Nature and the New York Times.
Faster path planning for rubble-roving robots
Splitting the path into difficult and easy terrain speeds up path planning for robots that use “hands” to maintain balance on uneven ground.
Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF
With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.
$20M NSF AI-EDGE Institute aims to transform 5G and beyond networks
U-M is a core member of a new NSF-led Institute that is a collaboration between 11 institutions, three government research labs, and four global companies.
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts July 19-23
Highlights include the CBC and MLive.