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Protecting the local manufacturing sector

University wins STEM grant to aid manufacturing cybersecurity|Medium Read
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Model developed at U-M is adopted in the aerospace and automotive industries

When making and breaking a single prototype airplane component can cost a million dollars, a reliable computer model enables engineers to explore more designs.|Medium Read
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Sensor takes guesswork out of N95 decontamination

A new wireless system can sense when N95 facemasks are properly decontaminated in moist-heat.|Short Read
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Sticking the landing on Mars: High-powered computing aims to reduce guesswork

As the Mars 2020 launch approaches, a separate effort is using simulations to understand landing dynamics for tomorrow's missions.|Medium Read
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Wastewater treatment at one-third the size and cost

Systems featuring a 'membrane-aerated biofilm reactor' can also remove more nitrogen from treatment plant discharges.|Medium Read
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Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions

In The Conversation, experts break down what's needed to make CO2 in concrete work on a wide scale to curb global emissions.|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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New database sheds light on Michigan’s videogame boom

The Michigan Game Studios database, developed by lecturer Austin Yarger, helps organize the state's rapidly growing scene.|Medium Read

Nadine Sarter receives FAA funding for research on pilots’ role in risk mitigation

U-M IOE professor, Nadine Sarter has received funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for research on the role flight crews play in aviation safety.|Short Read
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‘Solving for equity’: A Michigan Robotics course flips the script on engineering ed

ASEE Prism magazine explores how linear algebra could level the playing field.|Medium Read
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More efficient testing method could accelerate the deployment of autonomous vehicles

A new paper in Nature Communications discusses improvements over current testing methods.|Medium Read
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Video conference CO2 emissions quantified in new study

Reducing virtual conferencing’s environmental impact can be achieved with steps both big and small.|Medium Read