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Engadget March 4, 2020

Scientists develop neuroprosthetic tech that amputees don’t need to learn

Cindy Chestek, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Paul Cederna, Robert Oneal Collegiate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, both share their experience building cutting edge prosthetics.
Science March 4, 2020

Minimuscles let amputees control a robot hand with their minds

Science details the research done in collaboration with Cindy Chestek, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Paul Cederna, Robert Oneal Collegiate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Professor of Biomedical Engineering.
Reuters March 4, 2020

Prosthetic innovation: ‘It’s like you have a hand again’ – study

Cindy Chestek, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Paul Cederna, Robert Oneal Collegiate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, both share their experience building cutting edge prosthetics.
Daily Mail March 4, 2020

Video shows incredible bionic arm moving ‘like a real human hand’ and controlled entirely by the patient’s thoughts

Cindy Chestek, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Paul Cederna, Robert Oneal Collegiate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, both share their experience building cutting edge prosthetics.
Freethink March 3, 2020

New lasers see into the brain to detect concussions

University of Michigan Engineering researchers' work to detect distressed cells in the brain is detailed by Freethink.
Mashable February 28, 2020

How to maximize the life of your electric car’s battery, according to science

U-M study on electric vehicle range is cited by Mashable.
February 27, 2020

How long can a drone stay in the sky?

Aerospace Professor Carlos Cesnik is developing a prototype high altitude long endurance (HALE) aircraft that incorporates thin deformable wings. The target application for this technology is unmanned aircraft that can stay aloft for months at a time.
February 26, 2020

Boeing Nominates New Directors; Announces Director Retirements

Steve Mollenkopf (MSE EE 1993) and CEO of Qualcomm has been nominated as a new director of Boeing.
The New York Times February 26, 2020

He’s Stared Down Activists and Apple, and Is Still in Charge

The New York Times profiles Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf (MSE EE 1993).
February 20, 2020

Non-classical electron transport in the cathode plume of a Hall effect thruster

Professor Ben Jorns's research into the advanced propulsion capabilities of Hall Effect Thrusters was featured on the cover of the prestigious journal Physics of Plasmas
The New York Times February 20, 2020

How technology is changing the future of higher education

MCity testing facility is mentioned as a transformative technology for education by the New York Times.
February 13, 2020

Where will quantum systems succeed in AI training?

Aerospace Professor Veera Sundararaghavan answers questions about the intersection of quantum computing and machine learning.