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Great Lakes ice cover forecasts: A new approach enables local predictions

New approach can reliably predict months in advance whether ice will form in a given winter, as well as the timing of ice onset.|Medium Read
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Herek Clack (left) talks to Zijie Lin, CEE student

Cold plasma can kill 99.9% of airborne viruses, study shows

Combining virus deactivation and filtration is highly effective against contaminated air.|Medium Read
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Jessie Yang receives funding from Dell for analysis of online user-generated data

U-M IOE assistant professor, Jessie Yang, has received research funding from Dell Inc. for sentiment analysis of online user-generated data for business intelligence enrichment.|Short Read
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Tom O’Rourke discusses resilient infrastructure in Richart Lecture

O’Rourke’s lecture highlighted the agents of change that lead to improved policies, better approaches and more resilient infrastructure.|Medium Read
Undergraduate researchers Anthony Dostine (left) and Jiadi Zhang (right).

Robotic jellyfish research wins Best Student Paper award at SPIE 2019

Congratulations to Aerospace Engineering Professor Shaw and his team of students for their SPIE 2019 Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication Best Student Paper Award!|Short Read
Seen under a confocal fluorescent microscope, germ cells appear as green.

A step toward recovering reproduction in girls who survive childhood cancer

New approach can boost ovarian follicle survival in mice by up to 75 percent.|Medium Read
The wearable device measures roughly 2 x 2.75 x 1 inches, with the cancer-cell-capturing chip mounted on top. The catheter connecting to the patient runs through the hole in the top left corner. Illustration by Tae Hyun Kim, Nagrath Lab, University of Michigan.

Biopsy alternative: “Wearable” device captures cancer cells from blood

New device caught more than three times as many cancer cells as conventional blood draw samples.|Medium Read
Md Salman Nazir

PhD student Md Salman Nazir works to improve the power grid and research papers

Nazir is recognized by the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems for his outstanding reviews of recent papers. He works at the Michigan Power and Energy Lab.|Short Read
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The Future is Carbon Neutral

Prof. Stephen Forrest is co-chair of U-M’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality as part of U-M’s commitment to combat climate change and craft a sustainable future for all.|Long Read

Xiuli Chao and Ruiwei Jiang receive MCubed funding for data-driven optimization of online retailing

Two U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) researchers have received MCubed funding from the University of Michigan for work on data-driven optimization for online retailing.|Short Read
Cells under a microscope

Speedy “slingshot” cell movement observed for the first time

New findings suggest it might one day be possible to direct healthy cells to advance tissue repair therapies.|Short Read
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Transportation innovation

CEE Professors Henry Liu and Neda Masoud discuss their research on evolving transportation while keeping the public safe. |Medium Read