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Portrait of Sridhar Kota

The pandemic has revealed the cracks in US manufacturing: Here’s how to fix them

The global pandemic has interrupted supply chains for almost 75% of US companies.|Short Read
Transportation future

Advanced mobility is about more than technology. Our workforce should reflect that.

A new online course for professionals aims to shape a more holistic view of mobility.|Short Read
Prof. Chad Jenkins

Before we put $100 billion in AI

An op-ed on developing artificial intelligence to serve the common good by Chad Jenkins.|Short Read
University of Michigan students, staff and faculty members participate in writing messages of inclusion and openness in support of Michigan Engineering international students, faculty and staff.

We value our international community

'Our nation is built on immigration and on the creativity that comes from a diversity of perspectives.'|Medium Read

Trump’s restrictions on Chinese students stifle American companies, universities and innovation

In an op-ed, Brian Denton shares his perspective on the damages done by placing restrictions on Chinese students in the U.S.|Short Read

Help eradicate the virus of racism

As scientists and engineers, we have an obligation to focus on solving this big societal problem.|Medium Read
Siqian Shen. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

How much coronavirus testing is enough? States could learn from retailers as they ramp up

To control the coronavirus spread, the U.S. needs to get the most value out of the limited testing capacity it has.|Short Read
drugs

Medical supply chains are fragile in the best of times and COVID-19 will test their strength

The pipeline of pharmaceuticals is easily disrupted.|Short Read
The summer sun rises on North Campus of the University of Michigan

Autonomous vehicles can be fooled to ‘see’ nonexistent obstacles

Vehicles that perceive obstacles that aren't really there could cause traffic accidents.|Short Read
The morning sun rises on the Grove at North Campus of the Universities of Michigan

The coronavirus and class broadcasts

A professor's experience with the 2019 polar vortex offers insight into how institutions might cope with the possible spread of the newest coronavirus.|Short Read
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Herek Clack (left) talks to Zijie Lin, CEE student

A plasma reactor zaps airborne viruses – and could help slow the spread of infectious diseases

Using nonthermal plasma reactors, researchers could one day curb the spread of airborne pathogens.|Short Read
Baseball on green grass. Getty Images.

What’s really behind baseball’s home run surge?

Some pitchers are convinced the balls are being messed with behind the scenes.|Short Read