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Shang-Hua Yang

Shang-Hua Yang receives SPIE Scholarship in Optics & Photonics

Yang's research is focused on designing plasmonic nano-structures to enhance efficiency of conventional photoconductive terahertz emitters.|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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Michael Hand receives Tau Beta Pi Fellowship to pursue his graduate studies in control systems

Hand likes the idea of being able to improve the efficiency of existing systems by implementing advanced or specialized control algorithms.|Short Read
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Thruster on a chip

The principle for each is simple: rather than blasting hot gas out of the back of a spacecraft, ion thrusters and nanoFETs use electrical energy to shoot out streams of particles.|Medium Read
Mingyan Liu

Prof. Mingyan Liu receives Best Paper Award at the 11th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks

The goal is to be able to monitor the soil moisture with as few measurements as possible and with a high degree of accuracy.|Short Read
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Computer Vision Course is part of a groundbreaking online initiative

Computer Vision seeks to imitate humans' ability to recognize objects, navigate scenes, reconstruct layouts, and understand the geometric space and semantic meaning.|Short Read
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Robots Building Better Maps: For robots and other mechanical creatures

Nick's primary research involves creating algorithms that decipher what the cameras and lasers are detecting to generate a map. |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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Autonomous underwater robots

Inspection of ship hulls and offshore marine structures using autonomous underwater vehicles has emerged as a unique and challenging application of robotics.|Short Read
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U-M researcher involved in $10 million project to advance computer programming

The five year project includes multiple research institutions, partners in industry, and educational outreach to the next generation of computer scientists.|Medium Read
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Thomas Frost awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

He is currently working on semiconductor lasers as part of the research group of Prof. Pallab Bhattacharya.|Short Read
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Artificial synapses could lead to advanced computer memory and machines that mimic biological brains

“This hybrid circuit is a critical advance in developing intelligent machines."|Medium Read