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Forbes August 17, 2017

Robots may not take ­­­your job after all

Perry Sampson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Atmospheric Science, is quoted.
Economic Times August 11, 2017

New technique to make heat pass through plastic

Apoorv Shanker, MSE research fellow, is quoted.
NBC August 7, 2017

Why this year’s ‘dead zone’ in Gulf of Mexico is bigger than ever

Don Scavia, Director of Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute, is quoted.
Wired August 7, 2017

Puny humans still see the world better than self-driving cars

Brandon Schoettle, Project Intermediate Manager at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, is the author of a new paper about the subject.
Detroit Free Press August 3, 2017

University of Michigan slams on the brakes hard in self-driving vehicle research

U-M researchers want to find out what happens to humans when their vehicles decide on their own to avoid a crash.
Michigan Radio August 2, 2017

Study: Bacteria can grow in faucet water filters

Nancy Love, CEE professor, is the author of the new study.
In the News August 2, 2017

Study confirms how lead got into Flint’s water

Terri Olson, CEE associate professor, led the investigation. PBS NewsHour reports.
Scientific American August 1, 2017

Should the world tap undersea methane hydrates for energy?

Eric Kort, CLaSP assistant professor, led a 2012 Nature study that indicated methane fluxes there are similar to those on the Siberian shelf.
NBC August 1, 2017

Ford Motor Co. says it’s first automaker to test autonomous vehicle

Ford releases video of autonomous vehicle testing at Mcity.
In the News August 1, 2017

University of Michigan to Create Outdoor Drone Complex for Secure Testing

The University of Michigan is one of the most advanced schools in the country when it comes to robotics and drone engineering. This fall, the university will increase its involvement in the field by adding an outdoor drone complex, or "fly lab" as sUASnews calls it, to its campus, in order to avoid the Federal Aviation Administration's restrictions on altitude when it comes to drone-testing.