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IEEE Spectrum April 3, 2020

New gyroscope design will help autonomous cars and robots map the world

The gyroscope designed by Khalil Najafi is 10,000 times more accurate but only 10 times more expensive than gyroscopes used in your typical cell phone.
Slate April 3, 2020

How difficult is it to switch a factory from cars to ventilators?

Clinical Professor of Integrative System and Design Robert Bordley explains the challenges automakers might face while ramping up production to create medical equipment. April 2, 2020

University of Michigan professor awarded $75K prize for cancer treatment research

Zhen Xu, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded for her team's continued development of non-invasive ultrasound therapy for treating cancer and neurological diseases.
Scientific American April 2, 2020

NASA’s next solar mission will use six spacecraft to make one giant telescope

CLaSP professor Justin Kasper's work on NASA's SunRISE is highlighted in Scientific American.
WDIV April 1, 2020

University of Michigan gyroscope could reduce dependence on GPS in electronics

ClickonDetroit talked about Prof. Najafi and his group's small but powerful gyroscope that could reduce the GPS-dependency of drones and autonomous cars.
Daily Mail April 1, 2020

NASA announces new mission to study solar particle storms, with six small satellites the size of toaster ovens that will orbit Earth and measure radiation from the sun

CLaSP professor Justin Kasper's work on NASA's SunRISE is featured in Daily Mail. April 1, 2020

For NASA’s next sun mission, 6 tiny spacecraft will work as one massive telescope

CLaSP professor Justin Kasper's work with NASA's SunRISE mission is detailed by Space.
In the News April 1, 2020

New Mission From NASA Will Help Understand How the Sun’s Radiation Affects Space

CLaSP professor Justin Kasper's work with NASA is featured in IGN.
Detroit News March 30, 2020

UM, Stanford study early warning system for coronavirus through sewage

Collaborative research between University of Michigan Engineering and Stanford hopes to detect COVID-19 in wastewater before it spreads across a community.
Bloomberg March 26, 2020

Cybersecurity Experts Say Hacking Risk Is High for Mobile Voting

As state governments eye mobile and online voting during the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Alex Halderman says it poses a serious security risk.
In the News March 25, 2020

U-M awards 6 XR projects under new initiative

NERS Professor Brendan Kochunas leads the development of the Extended Reality Nuclear Reactor Laboratory Simulator.
FOX March 23, 2020

Automakers start helping production of medical equipment for coronavirus fight

Clinical Professor of Integrative System and Design Robert Bordley explains how automakers could help produce ventilators.