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Space.com October 13, 2017

Ion thruster prototype breaks records in tests, could send humans to Mars

Alec D. Gallimore, Robert J Vlasic Dean of Engineering, is quoted.
The Washington Post October 12, 2017

Dutch team wins 7th Australian solar-powered car race

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team placed second in the world at the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
NBC October 12, 2017

Self-flying planes may arrive sooner than you think. Here’s why

Ella Atkins, AERO and EECS professor, is quoted.
In the News October 12, 2017

University of Michigan wins second place in Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

University of Michigan students have a bright future ahead of them after winning second place in the annual Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
MLive.com October 12, 2017

University of Michigan Solar Car Team finishes 2nd in world challenge

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team took second place in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, an 1,800-mile race across the Australian Outback.
NBC October 11, 2017

This fake city promises real change for transportation

Mcity is a digital ghost town where self-driving vehicles can be tested without real-world risk.
MLive.com October 10, 2017

Self-driving vehicles legislation making headway in Congress

In September, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao visited Mcity to introduce the Department of Transportation's new guidelines for self-driving vehicle technology.
Wired October 10, 2017

Hacking North Korea is easy. Its nukes? Not so much

Will Scott, EECS research fellow, spent several months-long stints in North Korea teaching at one of its universities.
In the News October 9, 2017

The U.S. Navy is developing artificial limbs that are intelligent

Jerome Lynch, CEE and EECS professor, is overseeing the sensor array’s development. Futurism reports.
Mic October 6, 2017

Elon Musk thinks he has the answer to Puerto Rico’s blackout. Here’s how it could play out.

Suljo Linic, ISD and CHE professor, is quoted.
Campus Technology October 3, 2017

U-M to study flexible STEM classrooms

NSF funding will help EECS associate professor Cindy Finelli and AERO research fellow Aaron Johnson continue their research.
Michigan Radio October 2, 2017

Why the world would keep warming even if we stopped emitting greenhouse gases

Richard Rood, CLaSP professor, discussed the topic in an article written for The Conversation.