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In the News April 18, 2018

Cassie Blue robot at capitol building

Jessy Grizzle, EECS and ME professor, is quoted. WILX reports.
Campus Technology April 18, 2018

U Michigan begins construction on dedicated robotics facility

Alec D. Gallimore, the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, is quoted.
Digital Trends April 18, 2018

‘Omniphobic’ smartphone display coating repels it all, from water to peanut butter

Anish Tuteja, associate MSE professor, led the project.
Scientific American April 17, 2018

Can AI really solve Facebook’s problems?

Florian Schaub, assistant EECS professor, is quoted. April 13, 2018

Grand Rapids Community College offering two spring drone courses

U-M College of Engineering researchers recently unveiled the new M-Air outdoor lab.
New York Post April 13, 2018

Tech startup sues Apple over Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor

Mohammed Islam, EECS professor, is the founder of OmniMedSci.
Mother Jones April 13, 2018

The Trump Administration scrubbed climate science from an important new report

Jonathan Overpeck, CLaSP professor, is quoted.
In the News April 13, 2018

Michigan students prep for global robotics competition

The MEZ initiative has helped more than 2,800 Detroit high school students build robotics, train for competitions and expand their science, technology, engineering and math education. The Republic reports.
TechCrunch April 13, 2018

Under a millimeter wide and powered by light, these tiny cameras could hide almost anywhere

Euisik Yoon, EECS professor, and his team built a prototype sensor that is less than a square millimeter, and fully self-powered in sunlight.
Grist April 13, 2018

Zinke says the Interior isn’t censoring science. The evidence begs to differ.

Jonathan Overpeck, CLaSP professor, is quoted.
Detroit News April 4, 2018

Robots to invade Detroit for global competition

The Michigan Engineering Zone (MEZ) has helped 2,800 Detroit high school students get exposure to hands-on STEM experience that goes beyond what they can get in their individual high schools.
Bloomberg April 3, 2018

What the first fatal collision between an autonomous car and a pedestrian reveals about how software reads the road

The tragedy of the first person killed by an autonomous vehicle points to a potential vulnerability with the nascent technology now being tested on the open roads: While robo-cars, powered by sophisticated sensors and cameras, can reliably see their surroundings, the software doesn't always understand what it detects.