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A simulation of combustion and pressure inside a rocket engine. The Air Force is funding research to predict whether new designs will be at risk of exploding.

A smarter way to design rocket engines that don’t blow up

Researchers seek to understand a problem that has haunted the space program since Apollo: a flame inside the rocket engine that literally spirals out of control.|Medium Read
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Michigan’s millimeter-scale computers featured at ISSCC2017, and in IEEE Spectrum

Professors Blaauw and Sylvester showcase capabilities of tiny computing|Short Read
Portrait of Lauren Steimle and Brian Denton. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering. Steimle and Brian Denton. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Steimle and Denton enter New England Journal of Medicine’s Data Challenge

IOE PhD Candidate Lauren Steimle and Professor Brian Denton have submitted an entry to the New England Journal of Medicine’s SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge|Short Read
Prof. Reetuparna Das

Reetuparna Das receives NSF CAREER Award to develop in-situ compute memories

Das’ research seeks to design specialized data-centric computing systems that dramatically reduce time and energy required to move data from storage to computing units.|Short Read

U-M team’s power grid work earn kudos at national conference

Society for Risk Analysis recognizes Michigan researchers for work predicting storm damage.|Short Read
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How a team-based approach boosts charitable lending

Charitable lenders who belong to a team contribute significantly more than those who operate on their own, according to new studies of the microlending site Kiva.org|Short Read
A computer science student talks with India West about his solution

Engineering students, teen create tech for the blind

A 17-year-old Ypsilanti high school student who is visually impaired worked with a software engineering class to develop technology that could make life easier for the blind.|Long Read
Flint water tower

Google-funded Flint water app helps residents find lead risk, resources

Mywater-Flint is an app built to help with the Flint water crises funded by Google and developed by Michigan Engineers.|Medium Read
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Professor to Congress: ‘Internet of Things security is woefully inadequate’

Michigan Engineering professor Kevin Fu spoke in front of congress on Nov. 16, 2016.|Medium Read
Harsha Madhyastha

Harsha Madhyastha selected for Facebook Faculty Award

Prof. Madhyastha's recent research has focused on enabling latency-sensitive web services to optimize user experience.|Short Read
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CASL second phase underway

Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light water reactors (CASL) working to develop virtual reactor.|Medium Read
2 mouths yelling in front of the American flag.

Debates: This linguistic trick boosts poll numbers

A study of U.S. presidential debates between 1976 and 2012 found that matching certain aspects of an opponent's language can lead to a bump in the polls. |Medium Read