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3d motion tracking system

3D motion tracking system could streamline vision for autonomous tech

Transparent optical sensor arrays combine with a specialized neural network in new University of Michigan prototype |Medium Read
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CSE researchers win best paper award at HPCA 2021

The paper introduces new hardware and software design principles to improve the performance of several important large-scale irregular workloads.|Short Read
nanostructures

$6.25 million to develop new semiconductors for artificial photosynthesis

An interdisciplinary team from four universities are developing a new class of semiconductors for novel artificial photosynthesis and the production of clean chemicals and fuels using sunlight, as part of a DoD MURI|Medium Read
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Research to advance low-power speech recognition highlighted by Intel

Michael Flynn and his group are applying their groundbreaking work in beamforming to the challenge of low-power on-chip speech recognition. |Short Read
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Fairer AI for long-term equity

Prof. Mingyan Liu is a key member of a project to mitigate bias in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems for long-term equitable outcomes.|Medium Read
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Demba Komma awarded Microsoft Research Ada Lovelace Fellowship for research on IoT localization technologies

Komma, a PhD student, is working to develop robust low powered localization technology for Artificial Intelligence enabled Internet of Things in locations where GPS is limited or blocked. |Short Read
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Precision health in the palm of your hand

Recent breakthrough developments in technologies for real-time genome sequencing, analysis, and diagnosis are poised to deliver a new standard of personalized care.|Long Read
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Pioneering a way to keep very small satellites in orbit

More than 250 students had a hand in a satellite scheduled to launch on January 17th, the first in space for a project to keep nanosats in orbit by harnessing Earth’s magnetic field. |Medium Read

U-M Aerospace first-year PhD student, Eytan Adler (BSAE ’20) awarded 2020-2021 MICDE Fellowship

Congratulations to PhD student, Eytan Adler, on receiving the 2020-2021 Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering (MICDE) Fellowship for his work with hybrid electric aircraft! Established in 2013 as an initiative by the University of Michigan College of Engineering, the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, and the Office of Research, the MICDE Fellowship awards graduate students from a diverse set of research disciplines for their contributions to advancing scientific computing. |Short Read

The future of autonomous aircraft

Imagine a world of aerial delivery drones bringing goods right to your door or sixth-generation fighter aircraft patrolling battle zones - all without the intervention or even supervision of a human pilot. We recently caught up with Professor Ella Atkins, the director of U-M's Autonomous Aerospace Systems (A2SYS) Lab, and asked her about autonomous flight systems and its implications.|Medium Read
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PhD candidate Sneha Sanjeevini Awarded 2020 Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Congratulations to U-M Aerospace PhD candidate, Sneha Sanjeevini, for being awarded a 2020 Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship for her research on sensor failure detection and diagnosis.|Short Read
beamforming chip

First digital single-chip millimeter-wave beamformer will exploit 5G capabilities

The digital beamforming chip offers significant advantages over current analog beamforming solutions.|Medium Read