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How a metamaterial might improve a depression treatment

The headpiece design is a big departure from today's figure 8-shaped devices made of just two coils.|Medium Read
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Zhaohui Zhong receives CAREER Award for research in graphene-based optoelectronics

The use of graphene-based hot carrier optoelectronics is the key novelty of Prof. Zhong's research.|Short Read

A material that most liquids won’t wet

A nanoscale coating that’s at least 95 percent air repels the broadest range of liquids of any material in its class, causing them to bounce off the treated surface, according to the University of Michigan engineering researchers who developed it.|Medium Read
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Seunghyun Lee takes the gold for all-graphene flexible and transparent circuit

Lee believes that graphene will play a pivotal role in realizing high speed, mechanically compliant, and transparent electronic systems in the future.|Short Read
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Combining flexible, transparent electronics with high speed communications for the first time

Prof. Zhaohui Zhong and his team of graduate students have built the first flexible, transparent digital modulator for high speed communications.|Short Read
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Nano-origami project combines art and engineering to further technology

With an origami-like approach, manufacturers could use existing machinery to make high-tech "paper" that can be folded into the desired device.|Short Read
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Nano-origami project uses art to advance engineering

With an origami-like approach, manufacturers could potentially use existing machinery to make high-tech paper that can then be folded into the desired device.|Medium Read
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Could flowing liquid batteries be key to a renewable grid?

So-called flow batteries could be the answer to storing solar, wind, and other renewable energy on the scale that power companies need, but it will take engineers and scientists to get them to that level. |Short Read
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Bendable concrete

Concrete is utilized for its moldability and low cost but its brittleness causes it to break and shatter easily. U-M researchers have developed a bendable concrete to combat that problem.|Short Read
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‘Perfect black’ coating can render a 3D object flat, raises intriguing dark veil possibility in astronomy

The carbon nanotube carpet is about half the thickness of a sheet of paper and absorbs 99.9 percent of the light that hits it.|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

ePack, Inc. wins Masco Next Gen Manufacturing Award at Innovation Competition

"ePack utilizes state of the art micromachining technology to provide a cost effective and high performance packaging service for micro- and milli-scale devices."|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Anne Itsuno receives William E. Spicer – Thomas N. Casselman Award

Itsuno has already pursued an in-depth theoretical and experimental investigation on the unipolar HgCdTe nBn detector, which has the potential to replace or supplement the current technology.|Short Read