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Blaauw, Markov, and Sylvester

2013 Design Automation Conference Anniversary Awards

Congratulations to the award-winning faculty members and to the DAC for 50 years!|Short Read
spark at the motor speedway

“Spark” races in 2013 Formula Hybrid Racing Competition

The Michigan Hybrid Racing team's Spark took home a 4th place finish.|Short Read
Students' circuits

7th annual AMD/Michigan Student Design Contest

Despite its reputation of intensity, students continue to flock to the course because of its background in VLSI circuit design.|Short Read
Ceiling system

The Noisy Wolverines earn the right to compete for gold

The team of graduate students ranked 4th among 90 competing teams in the qualification round.|Short Read
Shai Revzen

Translating animal movement into better robotic design

Revzen believes that his findings can be used to engineer better man-made devices, including prosthetic limbs and complete robots.|Short Read
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Special Recognition Award to Dr. Kurt Metzger

This award recognized Metzger's outstanding contributions to student understanding and appreciation of applied signal processing.|Short Read
Students

Students in EECS 413 awarded prizes for their circuit designs

The specifications for the projects were close to the state of the art. Congratulations to the winning groups!|Short Read
Student working

UG Research Spotlight: Fred Buhler spends his summer improving circuit testing

The project involved designing new boards and writing test software, as well as writing software to control instruments and some integrated circuit design.|Short Read
Men working

Nano-origami project combines art and engineering to further technology

With an origami-like approach, manufacturers could use existing machinery to make high-tech "paper" that can be folded into the desired device.|Short Read
Robotic boat

Team UM::Autonomy are champions again

The interdisciplinary team went into the competition with a new electrical and vision system, and an advanced control system.|Short Read
Car

EECS 461 (Embedded Control Systems) and the freescale cup

This was the first year Freescale opened up the competition to U.S. students—teams from U-M, U-M Dearborn, and Penn State competed against teams from Mexico and China.|Medium Read
Wind turbines and solar panels

Modernizing the nation’s electric grid for alternative energy

"We are proposing an integrated solution that will combine the construction of well-positioned storage facilities that will route excess energy to where it needs to be."|Short Read