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.