COVID-19

Congratulations U-M Aerospace Engineering professor Mirko Gamba on receiving the Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award for 2020-2021

U-M Aerospace Engineering professor Mirko Gamba and his fellow researchers on the N95 Reprocessing Team have been honored with the Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award for 2020-2021 by the College of Engineering Honors and Awards Committee|Short Read
An artistic render of someone spreading a virus in the air by coughing.

Coughs create complicated airflows. A new project explores how they spread viruses

U-Michigan and Auburn researchers will use cough simulators, lasers, mannequins, human subjects and computational modeling.|Medium Read
masks in a device

N95 mask disinfection: New evidence on how hospitals can effectively recycle key PPE

First-of-its-kind study examined multiple pathogens, as well as filtration and fit.|Medium Read
A student participating in Professor Chesney's 495 course.

Lessons learned from quick pivots to online education

How a U-M computer science lecturer reimagined his software design class in a COVID-safe format.|Medium Read

Dentistry during COVID-19: Engineering analysis offers guidelines to reduce exposure

Equipment previously used in auto emissions testing highlights risks.|Medium Read
Manhole cover on a road

More responsive COVID-19 wastewater test developed

Measuring RNA from SARS-COV-2 allows for more accurate testing than similar methods.|Medium Read
3D model of Coronavirus

Undergrads awarded by NASA, European Space Agency for project predicting COVID hotspots

The team earned the Best Use of Science award at the NASA Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge for their machine learning model that can predict hotspots for COVID outbreaks|Medium Read
Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed technology to provide contactless measurements of respiratory rate, heart rate and heart rate variability, which together are important indicators of an individual’s overall health.

Touchless respiratory and heart rate measurement for COVID-19 health screening

New technology provides a contactless method to add respiratory rate and heart rate to temperature readings .|Medium Read

Personal cold plasma “air curtain” design for COVID-19 protection moves forward

Medical giant Johnson & Johnson and federal HHS select U-M design with “minimal impact on daily life.”|Medium Read
Joi Mondisa

Strategies to help support students during a pandemic

Mentoring in the time of COVID-19.|Medium Read
Tommy Cope swimming breaststroke

Coping with COVID-19 as a student and Olympic hopeful: a Q&A with Thomas Cope

Even award-winning athletes are having a hard time getting into a routine these days, but Tommy Cope wants everyone to keep working hard.|Medium Read

Teaching signal processing during COVID-19

From adapting to remote office hours to completely redesigning exam content and format, we explore how one class, EECS 551 Matrix Methods for Signal Processing, Data Analysis, & Machine Learning, has had to reinvent itself for the times. |Medium Read