In the News

ABC February 5, 2019

5 reasons why autonomous cars aren’t coming anytime soon

Greg McGuire, director of the MCity autonomous vehicle testing lab explains how researchers at University of Michigan are looking to overcome winter weather hurdles for autonomous vehicles.
February 4, 2019

University launches Commission on Carbon Neutrality

Prof. Stephen Forrest serves as co-chair of the new commission that will define carbon neutrality in the context of U-M and set a timeline and recommend strategies to achieve that goal.
In the News February 1, 2019

Solid electrolyte enables light batteries to replace structural elements

Detroit Free Press February 1, 2019

Fill up your gas tank before big warm-up this weekend

Mechanical Engineering professor Andre Boehman explains that filling your tank while it's extremely cold will get you more for your money.
Wired February 1, 2019

Why electric cars struggle in the cold—and how to help them

Anna Stefanopoulou explains the limitations of EV during periods of extreme cold.
Wired February 1, 2019

The punishing polar vortex is ideal for Cassie the robot

EECS-ECE professor Jessy Grizzle explains how the polar vortex was used to push current robotics to its limits to improve designs in the future.
US News & World Report January 28, 2019

$25M program seeks to boost nuclear monitoring worldwide

The new collaborative program, led by NERS professor Sara Pozzi, aims to boost the next generation of nuclear engineers who work in national security.
Sky and Telescope January 25, 2019

Government shutdown creates financial woes, uncertainty for astronomers

Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Mike Liemohn explains how some planned NASA launches might be delayed by the on-going government shutdown.
IEEE Spectrum January 24, 2019

This 3D printing technique is 100 times faster than standard 3D printers

CHE Associate Professor Timothy Scott explains how Michigan Engineering's printing method improves over typical methods.
Digital Trends January 21, 2019

Researchers discover a way to make 3D printing 100 times faster using light

CHE Associate Professor Timothy Scott tells Digital Trends how the researchers made their speedy 3D printer so efficient.
January 21, 2019

Preventing flash floods with sensor-filled windshield wipers

WDIV January 16, 2019

Should autonomous vehicles be programmed to make decisions based on morality

Huei Peng, the Roger L McCarthy Professor of Mechanical Engineering and director of MCity discusses autonomous vehicle decision-making.