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“Learning database” speeds queries from hours to seconds

Verdict can make databases deliver answers more than 200 times faster while maintaining 99 percent accuracy. |Medium Read
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Autonomous robot construction is here

U-M researchers have developed modeling techniques that will help on-site construction robots with autonomous decision making.|Short Read

Bend it like Airbus

New $8.25M Airbus center at Michigan for high efficiency aircraft with flexible wings|Medium Read
Dog climbs over fallen tree

Building more stable four-legged robots

A biologist turned roboticist takes a closer look at dog gaits to help design better movements for four-legged robots.|Short Read
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Brian Denton and Lauren Steimle awarded third place in SPRINT Data Challenge

IOE Professor Brian Denton and doctoral student Lauren Steimle are part of the team that claimed third prize in the New England Journal of Medicine's SPRINT Data Challenge.|Short Read
Gold nanoparticle assembly fades to ball-and-stick representation of structure

Most complex nanoparticle crystal ever made by design

Extraordinary nanoparticle crystals are possible by harnessing particle shape in addition to using DNA as smart glue.|Medium Read
Portrait of Lauren Steimle and Brian Denton. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering. Steimle and Brian Denton. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Steimle and Denton enter New England Journal of Medicine’s Data Challenge

IOE PhD Candidate Lauren Steimle and Professor Brian Denton have submitted an entry to the New England Journal of Medicine’s SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge|Short Read
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U-M team’s power grid work earn kudos at national conference

Society for Risk Analysis recognizes Michigan researchers for work predicting storm damage.|Short Read
Computer model of purple tetrahedra beginning crystallization.

A crystal ball for crystal formation

Studying the role of shape in self-assembly came up accidentally as Sharon Glotzer and her colleagues were studying the properties of semiconducting nanoparticles their U-M colleagues produced.|Medium Read
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CASL second phase underway

Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light water reactors (CASL) working to develop virtual reactor.|Medium Read