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Cassandra Champagne and Morteza Taiebat

Two CEE PhD students receive Dow Sustainability Fellowships

CEE students Cassandra Champagne and Morteza Taiebat have been named 2019 Dow Sustainability Doctoral Fellows.|Short Read
Prof. Mavalvala, Prof. Theodore Norris, and Prof. Steven Cundiff

A world-shaking discovery 100 years in the making

Prof. Nergis Mavalvala detailed the history and science behind the discovery of gravitational waves as the inaugural recipient of the M. Alten Gilleo Distinguished Lectureship|Medium Read
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Jing Sun named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Department Chair Jing Sun has been named to the 2018 class of Fellows for the National Academy of Inventors. |Short Read

ECE and data science: a natural connection

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) faculty and students at Michigan are part of the revolution in data science that is happening today.|Long Read
Sound wave visualization. Getty Images.

Mining soundwaves: Researchers unlock new data in sonar signals

“Acoustic fields are unexpectedly richer in information than is typically thought.”|Medium Read
Havel Liu (BSE CE) and teammates Taylor Sun (BSE ME), Jeff Yin (BSE CE), and Andres Penaranda (MSE AERO).

Miniature satellites to maximize global communication

Havel Liu is working on a project to revolutionize satellite systems, improving communications during natural disasters and providing a blueprint for receiving future interplanetary voicemails|Medium Read
Portrait of Jeff Scruggs

Jeff Scruggs selected for Berker and Gokyigit Faculty Scholar Award

This award recognizes outstanding work by a member of the CEE Department in advancing the state of the art in smart and sustainable infrastructure systems.|Short Read
Adasa interface

Helping drivers use smart cars smarter

This conversational in-vehicle digital assistant can respond to drivers’ questions and commands in natural language|Medium Read
An image of the screen in the Michigan Traffic Lab while a virtual train (in green) travels through a rail crossing at Mcity. Real (red) and simulated vehicles (blue) react. Credit: Screen capture from a video by Mike Wood

Combining the real and virtual worlds improves driverless vehicle testing

Augmented reality technology at the University of Michigan makes testing faster, cheaper, safer |Medium Read
Model of a nuclear fuel assembly. Credit: Getty Images

A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery

A U-M-led team of researchers developed the first atomic-level simulation that produced a mysterious defect.|Medium Read
Drone diagram

Using drones, a new software tool can bring LTE networks anywhere

SkyCore is a complete software solution to deploying mobile networks on unmanned drones|Short Read

A window into the future of solar power

Windows in the buildings of the future could double as efficient solar cells.|Medium Read