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ECE faculty are MCubing to find answers – fast

The goal of MCubed is to jumpstart novel, high-risk and transformative research projects.|Medium Read
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James McCullagh receives Best Student Paper Award for research to keep bridges safe

McCullagh is working to develop energy harvesting devices and circuits to power wireless sensor nodes which can monitor bridge health.|Medium Read
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Silvio Savarese’s research applying computer vision techniques to construction sites leads to best paper award and a new spinoff company

"We have pioneered an integrated scene understanding framework that enables the automatic tracking of structural changes, allowing data to be collected easily." |Short Read
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Super concrete

The super concrete developed at the University of Michigan in collaboration with the US Army has a compressive strength of 160 MPa with a tensile ductility of over 3% (over 300 times that of high strength concrete).|Medium Read
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Fikadu Dagefu receives 2011 Lincoln Lab Fellowship

The applications Dagefu's research include wireless channel characterization, radar through-wall imaging, and distributed sensor networks.|Short Read
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Ken Wise – Leading a Revolution in MEMS

Wise is recognized as one of the world's foremost experts in sensor technology as well as a MEMS pioneer and entrepreneur.|Short Read
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New building design withstands earthquake simulation

CEE researchers simulated an off-the-charts earthquake in a laboratory to test their new technique for bracing high-rise concrete buildings.|Short Read
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Smart bridges under development with new grant

The monitoring system will collect data from surface and penetrating sensors, then wirelessly relay the information to an inspector on site or miles away.|Medium Read