Michigan Engineering

The view through the polarizer shows where light-twisting structures have formed in a soup of cells and biological materials

Light-twisting ‘chiral’ nanotechnology could accelerate drug screening

A new approach makes liquid-crystal-like beacons out of harmful amyloid proteins present in diseases such as Type II diabetes. |Medium Read
MORPHEUS blocks potential attacks by encrypting and randomly reshuffling key bits of its own code and data twenty times per second. Getty Images.

MORPHEUS vs. Everybody

DARPA pitted 500+ hackers against this computer chip. The chip won.|Medium Read
Dusk on the Eda U. Gerstacker Grove on North Campus of the University of Michigan on October 25, 2016.

Profiles in STEM

For February 2021, three Michigan Engineering students shared their perspectives and stories.|Short Read
Mario Gutierrez consults Prof. Lola Eniola in a lab

Black biomedical scientists still lag in research funding – here’s why that matters to all Americans

In The Conversation, Omolola Eniola-Adefeso says "If science is to benefit all Americans, science first must be done by all Americans."|Short Read
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Protecting the local manufacturing sector

University wins STEM grant to aid manufacturing cybersecurity|Medium Read
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Model developed at U-M is adopted in the aerospace and automotive industries

When making and breaking a single prototype airplane component can cost a million dollars, a reliable computer model enables engineers to explore more designs.|Medium Read
North campus’ Grove and Duderstadt during fall 2018. Photo: Evan Dougherty

Working to ensure an inclusive CSE climate

In a letter to the community, Dean Gallimore shares three initiatives for a more inclusive CSE climate.|Short Read
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Sticking the landing on Mars: High-powered computing aims to reduce guesswork

As the Mars 2020 launch approaches, a separate effort is using simulations to understand landing dynamics for tomorrow's missions.|Medium Read
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Wastewater treatment at one-third the size and cost

Systems featuring a 'membrane-aerated biofilm reactor' can also remove more nitrogen from treatment plant discharges.|Medium Read
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Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions

In The Conversation, experts break down what's needed to make CO2 in concrete work on a wide scale to curb global emissions.|Short Read
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Two U-M faculty elected to National Academy of Engineering

With 2021's additions, U-M now boasts 36 NAE members.|Medium Read
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Engineering’s diversity efforts draw national recognition

The College was selected by ASEE for its Diversity Recognition Program, earning the organization's highest recognition currently offered.|Medium Read