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Election lessons from Michigan

Election security expert J. Alex Halderman dissects Antrim County's election debacle to help future contests go more smoothly.|Medium Read
Sky CH Wang

Sky CH Wang selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Through his work in NLP and computational social science, Sky hopes to understand complex social interactions and contribute towards the democratization of technology. |Short Read
Tim Dunn

Tim Dunn selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Through his work, Tim hopes to dramatically accelerate genomic sequencing analysis, enabling the use of handheld genomic sequencers to produce actionable diagnostic data within minutes.|Short Read
Zhizhuo Zhou

Zhizhuo Zhou selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Zhizhuo is interested in computer vision and its ability to make breakthroughs in interdisciplinary fields such as ecology and climatology. |Short Read
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Setting the nation’s engineering research agenda

Michigan Engineers involved in NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance, a force multiplier for high-impact research.|Medium Read
Aerospace Engineering Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns.

Congratulations to Michigan Aerospace Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns on receiving the AIAA Lawrence Sperry Award

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has awarded U-M Aerospace Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns with the prestigious Lawrence Sperry Award at the 2021 AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala|Short Read
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Opinion: How To Achieve Diverse And Inclusive Advanced Air Mobility

University of Michigan Aerospace Professor Ella Atkins proposes migration to autonomous cloud-based data management systems capable of coordinating flight plans as the solution to implementing AAM safely.|Short Read
Guosong Zeng, a postdoctoral scholar at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, at work testing the artificial photosynthesis device developed by Zetian Mi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Michigan.

Artificial photosynthesis devices that improve themselves with use

'Our discovery is a real game-changer. I’ve never seen such stability.'|Medium Read
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Streamlining aircraft

Joaquim Martins pioneers high-fidelity simulations that bring together multiple disciplines. Recently incorporated into NASA’s open-source software, and being considered for adoption by aircraft manufacturers, the approach has the potential to change the game in aircraft design and other engineering systems.|Long Read
An artistic render of someone spreading a virus in the air by coughing.

Coughs create complicated airflows. A new project explores how they spread viruses

U-Michigan and Auburn researchers will use cough simulators, lasers, mannequins, human subjects and computational modeling.|Medium Read
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Air Serv and University of Michigan Partner to Improve Aerial Support in Humanitarian Aid

This is the first collaboration for Air Serv International, one of the world’s leading aviation service providers for humanitarian missions, and the University of Michigan’s Aerospace department, the fourth ranked undergraduate aerospace engineering program in the country. |Medium Read
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U-Michigan, Ford open world-class robotics complex

The facility will accelerate the future of advanced and more equitable robotics and mobility|Medium Read