Computing and Simulation

Cassie robot takes her first steps

Latest two-legged walking robot arrives at Michigan

Built to handle falls, and with two extra motors in each leg, the new robot will help U-M roboticists take independent robotic walking to a whole new level.|Medium Read

Accelerating the mobile web

New Vroom software could double its speed.|Short Read

Bend it like Airbus

New $8.25M Airbus center at Michigan for high efficiency aircraft with flexible wings|Medium Read
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A breakthrough for large scale computing

New software finally makes ‘memory disaggregation’ practical.|Medium Read
Researcher holds up invention

Next-gen computing inspired by biology

New memristor chips can see patterns over pixels.|Medium Read
This image from Tomviz 1.0 depicts a hyperbranched particle with complex nanostructure.

Open-source software unlocks 3-D view of nanomaterials

A new open-source software platform enables researchers to easily create 3-D images from electron tomography data, then share and manipulate those images in a single platform.|Medium Read
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Keeping drugs on the job

Computer simulations developed at the University of Michigan reveal how well drug additives stop the active ingredients from crystallizing in the digestive tract.|Medium Read
Scientist examines an accelerometer sensor

Sonic cyber attacks show security holes in ubiquitous sensors

Michigan Engineering researchers discuss and demonstrate the sound-based attacks they leveled at the accelerometers found in everyday electronics.|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
2 mouths yelling in front of the American flag.

Debates: This linguistic trick boosts poll numbers

A study of U.S. presidential debates between 1976 and 2012 found that matching certain aspects of an opponent's language can lead to a bump in the polls. |Medium Read