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Jinyoung Hwang receives Best Poster Award for research leading to improved solar cells

The researchers succeeded in drastically suppressing the thermal emission rate in GaSb/GaAs quantum dots — resulting in more efficient solar cells.|Short Read
ultraviolet team

A smarter way to make ultraviolet light beams

The researchers have optimized an optical resonator to take an infrared signal from relatively cheap telecommunication-compatible lasers and boost it to an ultraviolet beam.|Medium Read
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‘Perfect black’ coating can render a 3D object flat, raises intriguing dark veil possibility in astronomy

The carbon nanotube carpet is about half the thickness of a sheet of paper and absorbs 99.9 percent of the light that hits it.|Medium Read
nonlinear optics

Celebrating the birth of a new science

The discovery of nonlinear optics was just one of several Michigan “firsts” that occurred about fifty years ago, and underscores the importance of involving undergrads in research.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

ePack, Inc. wins Masco Next Gen Manufacturing Award at Innovation Competition

"ePack utilizes state of the art micromachining technology to provide a cost effective and high performance packaging service for micro- and milli-scale devices."|Medium Read
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Professor Emeritus Ted Birdsall receives Silver Medal in Signal Processing in Acoustics

Birdsall's work was in sensory psychology, psychometrics, and underwater acoustics, and he often helped other researchers apply signal processing theory to their own research.|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

New method for building a low-cost, high-performance electric machine and drive could result in huge energy savings

Prof. Hofmann intends to design, build and test a 30kW brushless, self-excited synchronous field winding prototype machine that overcomes the weaknesses of the current technology. |Short Read
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EECS 461 (Embedded Control Systems) and the freescale cup

This was the first year Freescale opened up the competition to U.S. students—teams from U-M, U-M Dearborn, and Penn State competed against teams from Mexico and China.|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

New research program aims to make better “sense” of the world

Applications of this research range from soil sensors which allow for increased understanding of global climate change to futuristic sensory skins which can monitor the integrity of an object.|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Anne Itsuno receives William E. Spicer – Thomas N. Casselman Award

Itsuno has already pursued an in-depth theoretical and experimental investigation on the unipolar HgCdTe nBn detector, which has the potential to replace or supplement the current technology.|Short Read
Rais-Zadeh and students

Mina Rais-Zadeh receives 2011 EDS Early Career Award

"Mina’s research is anticipated to bring about significant scientific discoveries in the area of resonant MEMS and is expected to significantly impact telecommunication."|Short Read
Wind turbines and solar panels

Modernizing the nation’s electric grid for alternative energy

"We are proposing an integrated solution that will combine the construction of well-positioned storage facilities that will route excess energy to where it needs to be."|Short Read