In the News

Nature December 18, 2019

Tomorrow’s industries: from OLEDs to nanomaterials

EECS-ECE Prof. Stephen Forrest lends his expertise to this piece by Nature.
The New York Times December 16, 2019

Overlooked No More: Bessie Coleman, Pioneering African-American Aviatrix

Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license in 1923. In their series Overlooked, the New York Times reflects on her inspiring story.
December 13, 2019

Inclusive play: U-M art professor leads creation of interactive game for kids with and without disabilities

Michigan News highlights the work of a U-M team of researchers, including EECS-ECE Prof. Hun-Seok Kim, to build an inclusive play space for people of all abilities.
USA Today December 13, 2019

Researchers level playing field for disabled kids

VIDEO: A University of Michigan research team, including EECS-ECE Prof. Hun-Seok Kim, has created an augmented reality system that allows people with different levels of mobility to play and exercise together (Dec. 10)
ABC December 13, 2019

iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

A University of Michigan research team, including EECS-ECE Prof. Hun-Seok Kim, has created an augmented reality system that allows people with different levels of mobility to play and exercise together
Associated Press December 13, 2019

iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

The Associated Press profiles this multidisciplinary project involving EECS-ECE Prof. Hun-Seok Kim to create an inclusive play space for people of all abilities.
Mashable December 12, 2019

Off the sidewalk and into the bike lane: Autonomous delivery bot brings lunch orders

Refraction AI launched lunch service in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Thursday with its fleet of REV-1 delivery robots only about a year after the company first formed. Its co-founders are robotics professors at the nearby University of Michigan.
In the News December 12, 2019

Refraction launches robotic lunch delivery in Ann Arbor

Less than six months after Refraction came out of stealth mode, the robotics startup is launching its first food delivery service, for residents of Ann Arbor, Michigan, according to a statement released on Dec. 12.
December 12, 2019

Refraction Launches Robotic Lunch Delivery in Ann Arbor, MI

Given that we’ve already seen Refraction AI‘s REV-1 autonomous delivery vehicle tackle the snow covered roads of Ann Arbor, MI, it’s not really a surprise that the company announced today — in the middle of December — that it will start delivering lunches to people who don’t want to brave the cold.
MLive.com December 12, 2019

Self-driving food delivery service launches in Ann Arbor

Robotic food delivery is now available in Ann Arbor. Refraction AI has long been working on the Rev-1, a self-driving robot that delivers food from restaurants to customers, and the Ann Arbor-based company is launching the service to the public Thursday.
December 12, 2019

Refraction’s robot delivery service launches today in Ann Arbor

Today is an exciting day for us at Refraction — we’re launching our first commercial food delivery service in Ann Arbor.
December 12, 2019

Tandem helps students work, participate better in teams

Tandem, was designed to help students navigate conflict, develop leadership skills and understand how different types of people work. It allows instructors to offer real-time correction when student group activities go off track.