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Saving lives by letting cars talk to each other

Huei Peng, ME professor, discusses the future of safety in autonomous vehicles. |Medium Read

Dimitra Panagou expands Michigan’s space technology research

AERO Assistant Professor Dimitra Panagou is expanding Michigan’s investigations into space technologies by developing algorithms to facilitate astronaut-robot collaborations.|Medium Read
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Driverless vehicle startups move into U-M incubator

Three high-potential companies from the West Coast will join the experiential learning incubator TechLab at Mcity, moving resources to develop their driverless vehicle technologies in Ann Arbor.|Medium Read
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Toyota Research Institute partners with U-M to accelerate artificial intelligence research

$22 million investment to begin research collaborations focused on autonomous vehicles and advanced robotics projects.|Medium Read
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UM::Autonomy makes a strong finish at RobotBoat Competition

Thurman, this year's UM::Autonomy vessel designed by EECS students, took 6th place in the RoboNation RoboBoat Competition. |Short Read

An award winning radar system for collision avoidance and imaging

Armin’s research is focused on the development of a sub-millimeter-wave radar system for the next generation of navigation and imaging sensors.|Short Read
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Driverless cars could be key to national security

Fleets of shared, short-range, electric, autonomous vehicles could entice Americans into making more energy-efficient travel choices--and that could make the US more secure by reducing its dependence on oil.|Short Read
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Driverless cars top agenda for national engineering leaders

With a focus on driverless and connected vehicles, the National Academy of Engineering held a regional meeting at Michigan Engineering in May. NAE members comprise the nation’s most influential engineers.|Short Read
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Audrow Nash earns NSF Fellowship for unmanned aerial vehicle research

Audrow's research focuses on using coordinated groups of UAVs to continuously and autonomously survey biogas emissions in landfills. |Short Read

Shedding light on new FAA regulations

Ella Atkins, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering, explains the new restrictions on unmanned aircraft at universities and how these policies are preventing student and faculty research.|Long Read
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New Toyota autonomous vehicle hub boosts region’s leadership in transforming mobility

In a step that bolsters the region’s strong driverless technology development ecosystem, U-M will be collaborating with Toyota to establish an autonomous vehicle research base in Ann Arbor.|Short Read
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Genevieve Flaspohler selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Genevieve will continue her research in the MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute joint program, pursuing a PhD in computer science with a focus in oceanography.|Short Read