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2012 ICCAD Ten Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award to Prof. Blaauw, Prof. Mudge, and EECS alumni Dr. Martin and Dr. Flautner

The research addressed voltage scaling of processors at the point where, at very low voltages, voltage leakage begins to dominate the computational power consumption.|Short Read
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Computer-driven airplane optimization stretches its wings

In order to make these gains, airplane designers have improved two important factors: the structure, which must be strong yet lightweight, and the shape, which must create lift while generating as little drag as possible|Medium Read
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Hacker teams from Michigan win recognitions at PennApps Hackathon

Congratulations to the two student teams!|Short Read
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Research about resilient sensor networks for power plant monitoring is recognized with Best Track Paper Award

The sensor network addressed in the paper assesses the operating conditions of a power plant. It is intended to measure process variables and assess plant status.|Short Read
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Bourne Pursuit: Improving computer tracking of human activity

Researchers have found a way to improve a computer's human-tracking accuracy by looking at where the targets are going, but also at what they're doing.|Short Read
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Cleaner motorcycle engines: Student startup inspired by growing emissions in Asia

PicoSpray, a compact fuel injection system designed for small engines such as those in motorcycles and mopeds, could cut emissions in half while being up to 70 percent cheaper than existing technologies.|Medium Read
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The growing problem of “space junk”

U-M Professor Jamie Cutler describes the challenges with controlling and anticipating collisions with space debris, and how that challenge is being tackled in space exploration.|Short Read
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Combining flexible, transparent electronics with high speed communications for the first time

Prof. Zhaohui Zhong and his team of graduate students have built the first flexible, transparent digital modulator for high speed communications.|Short Read
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UG Research Spotlight: Fred Buhler spends his summer improving circuit testing

The project involved designing new boards and writing test software, as well as writing software to control instruments and some integrated circuit design.|Short Read
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Nano-origami project combines art and engineering to further technology

With an origami-like approach, manufacturers could use existing machinery to make high-tech "paper" that can be folded into the desired device.|Short Read
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Nano-origami project uses art to advance engineering

With an origami-like approach, manufacturers could potentially use existing machinery to make high-tech paper that can then be folded into the desired device.|Medium Read
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Mina Rais-Zadeh receives NASA Early Career Grant to develop technology needed for picosatellites

Prof. Rais-Zadeh intends to develop a chip-scale timing unit that offers an order of magnitude higher performance compared to existing solutions.|Short Read