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BBC December 14, 2018

The technology that could end traffic jams

Associate Professor of ME and CEE Gabor Orosz tells the BBC that the solution to solving traffic is mastering data.
Crain's Detroit Business December 12, 2018

Parabricks finds a niche to target its computing power

University of Michigan spinoff company Parabricks is featured in Crain's Detroit Business.
Scientific American December 11, 2018

Voyager 2 spacecraft enters interstellar space

CLaSP associate professor Justin Kasper explains the significance of Voyager 2's major milestone.
Futurity December 7, 2018

Gecko-inspired nanofiber ‘carpet’ could lead to superpower coatings

Joerg Lahann, a CHE professor and the senior author of a study in the journal Science, says new research findings could lead to the development of sticky, repellent or insulating coatings.
MIT Technology Review December 7, 2018

Online censorship in Saudi Arabia soared after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

Censored Planet, an internet censorship project lead by EECS-CSE research assistant professor Roya Ensafi, detected a sharp uptick in censorship following the killing of Washington Post reporter Jamal Khashoggi.
National Geographic December 4, 2018

Why space weather is being made in the lab

EECS-ECE professor Louise Willingale discusses the power and potential of the HERCULES laser.
National Geographic December 3, 2018

Why space weather is being made in the lab

Lousie Willingale, assistant professor ECE, discusses her research using HERCULES to study magnetized space winds in a lab.
November 30, 2018

NASA’s MarCO Cubesats Transmit Data From InSight to Deep Space Network

Dr. Andy Klesh and Dr. Anne Marinan, two graduates of UM aerospace engineering, are NASA JPL's chief engineer and lead systems engineer (respectively) for the MarCO mission, the first nano-spacecraft to ever chart a course to Mars.
Gizmodo November 28, 2018

The Malware of the Future Will Have AI Superpowers

Research delving into neural network vulnerabilities done in part by EECS-CSE professor Atul Prakash and U-M graduate students is discussed in Gizmodo.
Motherboard November 27, 2018

People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find

A U-M study that included EECS-CSE assistant professor Florian Schaub looked at smart home devices like Alexa and users opinion of privacy after owning one.
Scientific American November 26, 2018

Silent and Simple Ion Engine Powers a Plane with No Moving Parts

Scientific American asks Robert J Vlasic Dean of Engineering and AERO professor Alec Gallimore to weigh in on new plane with no moving parts.
Daily Mail November 26, 2018

Animal fur and gecko feet inspire new high-tech sticky and insulating surfaces

CHE professor Joerg Lahann discusses groundbreaking research that could lead to the development of new types of coatings.