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In the News February 8, 2019

Windshield wipers more accurate than weather radar for monitoring rainfall

Branko Kerkez and Ram Vasudevan explain how rainfall could be measured to predict and mitigate flooding risks.
National Public Radio February 7, 2019

Research team investigating Internet censorship with tracking system

EECS-CSE research assistant professor Roya Ensafi explains how Censored Planet monitors censorship online.
Fortune February 7, 2019

Electric cars really do hate the winter, says AAA study

Anna Stefanopoulou, director of the Michigan Energy Institute, is quoted in Fortune.
Vox February 6, 2019

How Antarctica’s melting ice could change weather around the world

Jeremy Bassis, a CLaSP associate professor, explains how tens of centimeters of sea level change could impact communities around the world.
In the News February 6, 2019

University of Michigan researchers tout high-speed 3D printing approach

3D resin printing that's stronger and 100 times faster than traditional methods is detailed.
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.