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Sustainable biofuel: Design principles for bioengineered microbe catalysts

The US has been stuck on corn kernels for producing ethanol, rather than woody "cellulosic" material. Efficient microbes for converting cellulose to biofuel could change the game. |Medium Read
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PhD students win 1st and 2nd place in AIAA Aviation’s MDO Student Paper Competition

Congratulations to Anil Yildirim and Sicheng He, PhD students in the MDO Lab who won 1st and 2nd place in AIAA Aviation’s MDO Student Paper Competition!|Short Read

Beyond Apollo 11: U-M ECE’s role in advancing space exploration

For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, U-M ECE takes a look back – and a look forward – to how our professors, students, and alums have made their mark on the field.|Long Read
Linxiao Zhu, ME Research Fellow, unveils a device that enables cooling via heat transfer. Photo: Joseph Xu

Toward molecular computers: First measurement of single-molecule heat transfer

If Moore's law's endgame is really computer components made from single molecules, we're going to need to know how to cool them.|Medium Read

Prof. Winick retires, leaving a legacy that empowers students to seek life and learning outside of the lab

For the past 31 years, Prof. Winick has helped define undergraduate courses and curriculum both at U-M and abroad while inspiring all to engineer their future by understanding the past.|Medium Read
The memristor array chip plugs into the custom computer chip, forming the first programmable memristor computer. The team demonstrated that it could run three standard types of machine learning algorithms. Photo: Robert Coelius, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing

First programmable memristor computer aims to bring AI processing down from the cloud

Circuit elements that store information in their electrical resistances enable a brain-like form of computing, storing and processing information in the same place.|Medium Read

Best paper award for analysis of a decade of malware reports

The research suggests that common blacklist-based prevention systems are ineffective.|Short Read
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The National Academy of Engineering invites Prof. Johanna Mathieu to symposium to advance the engineering frontier

The symposium brings together 82 young engineers from different technical areas from around the country.|Short Read
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Six teams of ECE researchers make the finals at AP-S/URSI 2019

Second Prize overall went to doctoral student Xiuzhang Cai for his radar target classification research applicable to autonomous vehicles.|Short Read
Mostafa Zaky

Counting snowflakes for better water resource management

Mostafa Zaky has built an award-winning model that helps estimate the amount of water stored in snowpacks, which could improve climate change and flood forecasting, as well as overall water resource management.|Short Read
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Aerospace faculty receives NSF grant for UAS traffic research

Congratulations to research faculty member Dr. Hossein Rastgoftar and Prof. Ella Atkins on their new NSF grant!|Short Read
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Funding a new transportation revolution: Liu congressional testimony

Professor Henry Liu addresses House committee on the need for a national surface transportation research agenda.|Short Read