A mathematical model linking these vortices with more pedestrian types, like smoke rings, could help engineers control their behavior in power generation and more.
Energy & Environment
Demystifying vortex rings in nuclear fusion, supernovae
Tracking ocean microplastics from space
Microplastic pollution can be spotted from space because its traveling companion alters the roughness of the ocean’s surface.
Cheap, sustainable hydrogen through solar power
Withstanding high temperatures and the light of 160 suns, a new catalyst is ten times more efficient than previous sun-powered water-splitting devices of its kind.
‘I’m supposed to be here’
A Ph.D. student shares his remarkable path from Cuba to chemical engineering at U-M.
New activity trackers for dolphin conservation
Experiments with custom-made biologging devices offer new insight into dolphin swimming and energy requirements.
Equity in the energy technology transition is new Institute’s goal
The Institute for Energy Solutions will continue U-M’s 75-year legacy of leadership in energy research.