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MLive.com January 26, 2021

$15M research partnership renewed by University of Michigan, Toyota Research Institute

The University and Toyota Research Institute have renewed their research partnership for five more years, with projects funded up to $3 million per year.
Michigan Daily January 19, 2021

Alumnae panelists discuss experiences as Black women in aerospace engineering

170 faculty members, U-M students and high school students attended a Martin Luther King Jr. Day virtual panel discussion on Tuesday featuring eight Black University alumnae who are all experts in the field of aerospace engineering.
MLive.com January 11, 2021

Violence at U.S. Capitol condemned by University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University officials

University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University officials issued statements Wednesday night condemning violence in the nation’s capital.
MLive.com January 11, 2021

$9.95M going to University of Michigan for 20 ‘smart intersections’ in Ann Arbor

A nearly 10M project bringing smart intersections in Ann Arbor is detailed in MLive.
SlashGear January 11, 2021

Experimental cubesat heading to orbit will test a new propulsion method

Michigan Engineering's student-built cubesat is featured in SlashGear.
Aviation Week January 8, 2021

Opinion: How White Men Can Help Make Aerospace More Inclusive

Aerospace Engineering alumna Aisha Bowe (BSAE '08) describes how her mentor at NASA taught her to be proactive in navigating an industry dominated by older white men—and the role that cultural savviness played in her success.
WXYZ January 7, 2021

20 ‘smart intersections’ coming to Ann Arbor

Details on a nearly 10M project to bring more smart intersections to Ann Arbor is detailed in WXYZ.
MLive.com January 5, 2021

Joe Griffin Eisley, a beloved teacher to his many students, dies at 92

Joe Griffin Eisley spent 14 years as an Associate Dean in the College of Engineering. During this time, he was involved in revising the engineering curriculum and in developing programs to encourage women and minorities to study engineering. His proudest accomplishment at the university, however, was to see so many of his former students succeed in their engineering careers.
Detroit Free Press January 5, 2021

Michigan winters, as generations have known them, may be coming to an end

Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Richard Rood explains how states like Michigan and Wisconsin are seeing warmer winter temperatures faster than other places around the country.
Bloomberg January 4, 2021

Stimulus law program to scrub carbon from air draws skeptics

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor Volker Sick explains why removing carbon dioxide from the environment is necessary as industry continues to burn fossil fuels.
Chemical and Engineering News December 11, 2020

Perfect perovskite crystals detect gamma rays

Radiation detectors based on large high-quality CsPbBr3 crystals provide high performance at low cost
Science December 11, 2020

U.S. physicists rally around ambitious plan to build fusion power plant

Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences and Associate Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Carolyn Kuranz discusses a 10-year plan that includes the entire U.S. fusion community.