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leaders in ultra circuits

Leaders in ultra low power circuits and systems presenting at VLSI Circuits Symposium

All of the research being presented focuses on getting the absolute best performance from the tiniest circuits, sensors, and electronic devices. |Medium Read
christopher boyd

Christopher Boyd awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

His research is contributing to the overall project goal of enabling navigation in GPS denied zones through the use of specialized sensors.|Short Read
boyd

Student Spotlight: Christopher Boyd – From robotics to MEMS inertial sensors

Chris develops and tests control systems for MEMS inertial sensors, which are used to detect acceleration, tilt, and other attributes related to motion sensing.|Medium Read
nathan roberts

Student Spotlight: Nathan Roberts – Enabling the Internet of Things

Instead of a battery, the chip Nathan is engineering uses two solar cells that look like they belong on a calculator. |Short Read
psikick

PsiKick startup attracts financing for its Internet of Things technology

The chips' extreme energy efficiency enables them to be powered without a battery from harvested energy sources like vibration, thermal gradients, and more.|Short Read
Prof. Wentzloff

Making the Internet of Things happen

Wentzloff aims to remove the necessity of a power outlet or even a battery to power miniature sensors.|Medium Read
Micropumps

Research Spotlight: Better miniaturized vacuum pumps for electronics and sensors

The three microdevices created at Michigan are each particularly suited to specific applications.|Medium Read
Lurie Nanofab lab workers at a computer

Image processing 1,000 times faster is goal of new $5M contract

Lu plans to design and fabricate a computer chip based on so-called self-organizing, adaptive neural networks.|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faster, more powerful mobile devices: U-M startup Crossbar could disrupt the memory market

RRAM is a new form of nonvolatile memory that has the potential to replace the flash memory commonly used in tablets, digital cameras and solid-state drives.|Short Read
giridhar

Bharan Giridhar awarded Intel PhD Fellowship

Bharan's research focusses on developing circuit techniques for adaptive and reliable high-performance computing.|Short Read
Conference

Workshop to chart the future of nano and micro manufacturing

“This workshop is a first step toward developing a roadmap for practical innovations in nano/micro-manufacturing."|Medium Read
Dennis Sylvester

Prof. Dennis Sylvester receives U-M Faculty Recognition Award

He is a pioneer in the field of ultra-low power processor design, especially for the smallest computing devices in existence.|Short Read