Research

More Research News
Civil & Environmental Engineering logo

Fresh funding ideas to fix Michigan’s failing infrastructure

Fintech and digital financing could move infrastructure financing into the 21st century.|Short Read
Carol Menassa

Finding the right temperature

University of Michigan faculty receive an NSF grant to investigate automated, data-driven HVAC control.|Short Read
Hurricane Florence approaching the east coast. Photo courtesy of the NOAA

Hurricane Florence: U-M researchers forecast impacts

More than 2 million people could lose power, and flooding is the major concern for several reasons.|Medium Read
Man talks into his phone for a voice command

Detecting Huntington’s disease with an algorithm that analyzes speech

New, preliminary research found automated speech test accurately diagnoses Huntington’s disease 81 percent of the time and tracks the disease’s progression.|Medium Read
An electron microscope image

Heat transfer surprise could lead to thermal transistors

Mechanical engineers find another way to break Planck's law at the nanoscale.|Medium Read

Faster, cheaper gene sequencing to make healthcare more precise

Genome sequencing could be as affordable as a routine medical test with highly efficient computing.|Short Read
A runner kneels down to prepare to begin the race

Has the Olympics changed how it measures false-starts in track?

A Q&A with a biomechanics expert who has researched reaction times|Medium Read
Cassandra Champagne

PhD Student Cassandra Champagne Receives EREF Scholarship Award

PhD student receives scholarship for work in waste management and engineering.|Short Read
Ito, Michielssen, Guo, Lui, Chew

Solving impossible equations

Eric Michielssen has discovered a new way to rapidly analyze electromagnetic phenomena, and it’s catching on.|Medium Read
Featured information art concept

The new law that will guide the future of information processing

The law of small numbers could impact the next generation of tools that deal with data.|Medium Read
Catharine McGhan, Engineering 101 GSI, introduces students to C++ in a CAEN Lab in the Pierpont Commons on North Campus in Ann Arbor, MI on March 12, 2013. Photo: Joseph Xu

Fake news detector algorithm works better than a human

System sniffs out fakes up to 76 percent of the time.|Medium Read
Construction workers installing pipes as part of the G.G. Brown addition. Photo: Marcin Szczepanski/Michigan Engineering

Getting smart about construction safety

A Q&A with the professor who wants to fit construction workers with health-monitoring sensors.|Medium Read