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U-M, IBM collaborate on data-centric high performance computing system

U-M is collaborating with IBM to develop and deliver “data-centric” supercomputing systems designed to increase the pace of scientific discovery in fields as diverse as aircraft and rocket engine design, cardiovascular disease treatment, materials physics, climate modeling and cosmology.|Medium Read
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Alumnus aids in the discovery of largest known prime number

Aerospace Engineering alumnus Ernst Mayer (Ph.D. '93) developed cutting-edge software used to validate the world's largest known prime number, which was discovered in January.|Medium Read
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Refreshable Braille device

A group of Michigan researchers has developed the technology that could make a full page, refreshable braille device possible. |Short Read
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Find a parking place with your smartphone

Drivers may one day be able to find a parking space on their smartphones instead of hunting for one on the street.|Short Read
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Laura Balzano receives Intel Early Career Faculty Honor Program Award for research in big data

The purpose of the ECFHP is to help Intel connect with the best and brightest early career faculty members who show great promise. |Short Read
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WunderStation named one of the seven wonders of the modern world

Slate recently named the collaborative weather forecast created by the Weather Underground as one of the top technological marvels of the contemporary age.|Short Read

Beyond silicon: New semiconductor moves “spintronics” toward reality

A groundbreaking semiconductor compound is bringing fresh momentum to the field of spintronics, a new breed of computing device that may lead to smaller, faster, less power-hungry electronics.|Medium Read

U-M to receive $8.5M for renewed virtual reactor project

U-M continues to play a major role in a $121.5M Energy Innovation Hub dedicated to developing a virtual nuclear reactor.|Medium Read
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‘Photon glue’ enables a new quantum mechanical state

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Queens College used light to create links between organic and inorganic semiconductors in an optical cavity.|Medium Read
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Zhengya Zhang receives Intel Early Career Award

Zhang's research is in the area of low-power and high-performance VLSI circuits and systems.|Short Read
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Prof. Silvio Savarese awarded J. James R. Croes Medal

The Croes Medal is awarded to the authors of an ASCE paper that was particularly notable for its contributions to engineering science.|Short Read
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Researchers funded to develop a leap forward in Processor Architectures

The project proposes to produce a parallel heterogeneous 3D near-threshold computing system with unprecedented energy efficiency.|Short Read