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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

Michigan takes first place at Exoskeleton Competition

The STARX suit helps first-responders bear greater weights and spend less energy.|Medium Read
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Open-source bionic leg: First-of-its-kind platform aims to rapidly advance prosthetics

'This represents the future of research—rapid prototyping of open source robotic hardware and embedded systems with shared code.'|Medium Read
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Glen Chou receives the NDSEG Fellowship to improve the safety of autonomous systems

PhD student Glen Chou is focused on ensuring that autonomous systems, including cars and robots, never threaten human safety. |Short Read
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Black Engineers convention comes to Detroit and ECE is there to welcome the record-breaking 14,000 attendees

At this year’s convention for the National Society of Black Engineers, U-M professors, students, and alums came together with the other attendees to share experiences, offer career advice, and explore how to improve society.|Medium Read
Undergraduate researchers Anthony Dostine (left) and Jiadi Zhang (right).

Robotic jellyfish research wins Best Student Paper award at SPIE 2019

Congratulations to Aerospace Engineering Professor Shaw and his team of students for their SPIE 2019 Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication Best Student Paper Award!|Short Read
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Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

Data gleaned from cameras and sensors increases predictive accuracy.|Medium Read
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Using drones, a new software tool can bring LTE networks anywhere

SkyCore is a complete software solution to deploying mobile networks on unmanned drones|Short Read
BepiColombo approaching Mercury. Credit: European Space Agency

U-M researchers to help unravel Mercury, solar system mysteries

In ESA's BepiColombo mission, an examination of the particles in Mercury's upper atmosphere will shed light on what the planet is made of.|Medium Read
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Virtual reality job trials for collaborative robots

Before taking on a job, new robots can be tested with human coworkers in virtual reality.|Medium Read
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RobotX: UM Team prepares autonomous boat for competition in Hawaii

Without human intervention or remote control assistance, 19 teams from 6 countries will meet this December to compete in the Maritime RobotX Challenge. |Medium Read
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Necmiye Ozay receives Henry Russel Award for extraordinary accomplishment

Ozay is one of four U-M faculty members selected to receive a Henry Russel Award for 2019. The Award is one of the university’s highest honors for junior faculty members.|Short Read