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Opinion: How To Achieve Diverse And Inclusive Advanced Air Mobility

University of Michigan Aerospace Professor Ella Atkins proposes migration to autonomous cloud-based data management systems capable of coordinating flight plans as the solution to implementing AAM safely.|Short Read
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Air Serv and University of Michigan Partner to Improve Aerial Support in Humanitarian Aid

This is the first collaboration for Air Serv International, one of the world’s leading aviation service providers for humanitarian missions, and the University of Michigan’s Aerospace department, the fourth ranked undergraduate aerospace engineering program in the country. |Medium Read
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U-M Battery Lab to join Michigan Materials Research Institute

The move will help drive production-level research into next-gen solid-state battery technologies.|Medium Read

Nadine Sarter receives FAA funding for research on pilots’ role in risk mitigation

U-M IOE professor, Nadine Sarter has received funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for research on the role flight crews play in aviation safety.|Short Read
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More efficient testing method could accelerate the deployment of autonomous vehicles

A new paper in Nature Communications discusses improvements over current testing methods.|Medium Read
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$9.95M for “smart intersections” across Ann Arbor

Technology embedded in existing infrastructure will provide data to connected and automated vehicles, bolstering safety.|Medium Read

Dr. Venkat Raman on the Rotating Detonation Engine, the frightening-sounding technology of tomorrow

Dr. Venkat Raman, Aerospace Engineering Professor at the University of Michigan Department of Aerospace Engineering, discusses Rotating Detonation engines and the part that U-M is playing in making them a practical reality.|Medium Read
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Aerospace undergrads develop unmanned VTOL aircraft for delivering medical supplies to rural Ghana

Under the direction of Department Chair Dr. Tony Waas, a group of Michigan Aerospace undergraduates are developing a prototype vertical take-off and landing aircraft to transport medical supplies to remote communities in Ghana. |Short Read
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University of Michigan student team wins National Transportation Technology Tournament for second year in a row

The team designed solutions to the problem of curb space management in downtown Ann Arbor. |Short Read

Albert Berahas joins the IOE faculty

Albert Berahas joins the U-M IOE faculty as an assistant professor this fall.|Short Read
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$1.8M DARPA project aims to protect cars, trucks and spacecraft from hackers

Ironpatch could head off growing danger of security vulnerabilities in vehicle systems.|Medium Read
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Advanced mobility is about more than technology. Our workforce should reflect that.

A new online course for professionals aims to shape a more holistic view of mobility.|Short Read