In the News

Chemical and Engineering News April 27, 2016

Robust route for carbonyl-olefin metathesis

Corinna Schindler, CHE professor, and her team have discovered an efficient route to construct five-membered carbon rings, using iron as a catalyst.
Big Ten Network April 24, 2016

The Great Lakes serve as a living lab

On August 20, Alford and fellow Michigan faculty member Melissa Duhaime were two of more than 1,000 participants in the world’s largest simultaneous water sampling project for microplastics — tiny pieces of plastic that measure mere millimeters in size — as part of eXXpedition Great Lakes 2016.
Associated Press April 19, 2016

Study: US oil field source of global uptick in air pollution

Eric Kort, CLASP assistant professor, and his team have found that oil production at the Bakken Formation currently emits about 2 percent of ethane detected in the entire Earth's atmosphere.
April 19, 2016

To fight global warming, Senate calls for study of making Earth reflect more light

Joyce Penner, CLASP professor, says that changing Earth's reflectivity is not a solution to global warming in Science Magazine.
Christian Science Monitor April 19, 2016

How a new imaging technique could make detecting nukes easier

Igor Jovanovic, NERS professor, said that "[w]e can use these particles to actually distinguish among various materials, including special nuclear materials."
Inside Higher Ed April 19, 2016

Managing your brand with innovative content

The College of Engineering provides a piece of compelling science, tech, or engineering content each day through the "One Cool Thing" app, which keeps the program top-of-mind.
R&D Magazine April 18, 2016

Imaging method may enhance nuclear-material detection

Igor Jovanovic, NERS professor, conducted parts of the research.
Gizmag April 16, 2016

Low-energy imaging peers through steel containers to spot nuclear material

Igor Jovanovic, NERS professor, and a team of researchers used an ion accelerator to detect nuclear materials shielded by containers.
Wired April 12, 2016

Sonar may have turned up a long-lost Civil War ship, the Agnes E. Fry

Matthew Johnson-Roberson, NAME assistant professor, works with Nautilus Marine Group International to explore a Civil War-era shipwreck.
Automotive News April 11, 2016

The future of the auto industry is in good hands

Laura Stojan, ME alum and global head of seat purchasing for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, is profiled in Automotive News.
April 11, 2016

How University of Michigan alums are impacting the Chicago tech scene

Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell, U-of-M alums, are cited in ChicagoInno as prominent venture capitalists currently impacting Chicago tech scene.
Michigan Daily April 10, 2016

Student of the Year: Rama Mwenesi

Rama Mwenesi, IOE student, is the founder of E-MAGINE, a multidisciplinary student startup working to bring Internet access to remote areas in countries like Brazil, Sierra Leone, Kenya and Zambia.