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Detroit Free Press April 6, 2016

U-M, IBM team up: Computer clusters to speed up research

Karthik Duraisamy, AERO assistant professor and director of U-M’s Center for Data-driven Computational Physics, told the Free Press that "[s]imulations are driving science, and we are trying to make it very efficient."
Daily Mail April 6, 2016

Now they’ve thawed of everything! Ice-proof coating could mean your freezer will never ice up again

Kevin Golovin, MSE PhD student, and other U-of-M researchers have used physics, rather than chemistry, to design durable ice-repellent rubber.
Detroit News April 4, 2016

New UM center to take medicine to personalized level

Jack Hu, ME and IOE professor, says that "[c]ollaboration across disciplines is one of the hallmarks of the UM community and a key driver of creativity and impact our research. [...] The Center for RNA Biomedicine will build on this core strength to spur progress in medical sciences."
Ebony April 4, 2016

Former NASA engineer makes millions with STEMBoard

Aisha Bowe, AERO alumna, is CEO and co-founder of STEMBoard, a company that develops systems and software for defense and enterprise clients, runs STEM programs for students, and more.
Detroit News April 3, 2016

Miked Up 32: Jeff Gordon talks Corvette, Harbaugh, Axalta

NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon discusses a research partnership between the University of Michigan and Axalta Coating Systems.
Esquire April 1, 2016

The challenges: On why full automation is really, really, really hard to pull off

Ryan Eustice, NAME professor, explains why the hardware for autonomous vehicles is here, but full automation is still a ways off.
Crain's Detroit Business March 31, 2016

Blue Cross teams with Hygieia to test diabetes insulin delivery product March 30, 2016

NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon, U-M announce research partnership

Brian Noble, EECS professor and associate dean of Undergraduate Education, said CHE students will have a chance to be up close with professional driving teams on race days at Michigan International Speedway in August.
Forbes March 29, 2016

The 13 most important STEM colleges for women

Other schools on the list show a wide geographic diversity, like Rice University in Texas, Clemson University in South Carolina and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in Michigan.
Michigan Radio March 29, 2016

University of Michigan engineers developing a shock-absorbing football helmet

Ellen Arruda, ME and MSE professor and a leader of the Mitigatium team, explained the importance of mitigating impulse in a football helmet.
Medical Daily March 29, 2016

Michigan’s air pollution problem is much bigger than the water In Flint

Stuart Batterman, CEE professor, recently sent a letter to the state urging it to deny Marathon Oil a permit to emit more SO2 in Detroit.
Crain's Detroit Business March 26, 2016

UM professors, students lead startup with real-world uses for AI technology

Jason Mars and Lingjia Tang, EECS assistant professors, have just closed on $1.2 million in funding for their start-up, Clinc Inc.