In preparation for climate adaptation in water-stressed areas, researchers will assess how well existing treatment systems prepare water for reuse.
Wastewater to drinking water: EPA grants $1.2M to U-M for virus removal study
Solar cells with 30-year lifetimes for power-generating windows
High-efficiency but fragile molecules for converting light to electricity thrive with a little protection.
$1M for open-source first-responder robots
An open-source perception and movement system, to be developed with NSF funding, could enable robots that partner with humans in fires and disaster areas.
Opinion: After a summer of weather horrors, adapting to climate change is an imperative
In a perspective piece for Washington Post, Richard Rood says response to climate change requires an adaption mindset in addition to mitigation efforts.
$2M to replace fossil fuels with solar power in fertilizer production
The new approach could enable farmers to produce ammonia on-site, and also reduce CO2 emissions from fertilizer production.
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 30 – September 3
Highlights include Nature and the New York Times.