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Chemistry World September 28, 2016

Layers of complexity uncovered in new nanocrystal superlattices

Sharon Glotzer, CHE professor, discusses her leading of a team that has slowly dried binary solutions of nanocrystals, to produce elaborate quasicrystalline frameworks in Chemistry World.
The New York Times September 24, 2016

Jack Garman, whose judgment call saved moon landing, dies at 72

Jack Garman, alum, had saved mankind's first lunar landing as a 24-year-old NASA engineer.
Scientific American September 22, 2016

Air traffic control without towers

Nadine Sarter, IOE professor, discusses how multiple remote towers create the potential for “location error”—namely thinking you are controlling one airport, when in fact you are managing another.
Detroit News September 15, 2016

Ford to work on autonomous cars in new UM lab

Alec Gallimore, AERO professor and Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, discusses how Ford engineers and researchers will begin working shoulder-to-shoulder with UM faculty and students to test and learn about autonomous vehicle technology and innovation.
Business Insider September 12, 2016

A hot new app is hoping to change the way you manage your money

Jason Mars, CS assistant professor, and colleagues are trying to change the way we manage money. Clinc, a startup they created was one of the companies to win "Best in Show" at Finovate.
Detroit Free Press September 10, 2016

Michigan experts skip the man, turn to robots to boost productivity

Dawn Tilbury, ME professor and associate dean for research, discusses a project that aims to increase factory productivity and American competitiveness in the Detroit Free Press.
The New York Times September 8, 2016

Hedge fund and cybersecurity firm team up to short-sell device maker

Group of researchers from the University of Michigan "came to strikingly different conclusions" and says the problems uncovered were overblown in the lawsuit discussed in the article.
In the News September 6, 2016

Great lakes region pivots from fossil fuels

Mark Barteau, CHE professor and director of the Energy Institute, discusses how with mainstay fuels like coal undergoing such changes in use, the Great Lakes region has a unique chance to chart a new path forward in Circle of Blue.
Business Insider September 3, 2016

An experimental policing tool is gaining traction across the country — and there are major civil-liberties concerns

H.V. Jagadish, EECS Professor, discusses how with predictive policing we can have significant civil-liberties issues that arise very quickly.
New Scientist September 1, 2016

Laser made from human blood could help hunt down tumours

Xudong Fan, BME professor, discusses how him and his colleagues are working on a laser made out of blood that would emit infrared light, allowing doctors to hunt down tumours in New Scientist. July 28, 2016

U-M summer grad school research program marks 30 years of opportunity

Donald Richardson, IOE graduate student, discusses how the program has helped him pursue his Ph.D. in industrial and occupational engineering at U-M after attending SROP as an undergrad student. July 21, 2016

U-M Solar Car Team seeking sixth-straight American Solar Challenge win

Shihaab Punia, CE student and team leader, discusses how the University of Michigan Solar Car Team members are hoping to bring back its sixth consecutive victory in the American Solar Challenge, an 8-day, 1,900-mile race that started on July 30 at Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio.