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Kudos for smarter stormwater systems

Branko Kerkez’ article honored|Medium Read
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NAME Chair, Jing Sun, awarded $1.5M grant for NEXTCAR automated vehicle project

Jing Sun has been awarded a $1.5M grant from ARPA-E's NEXTCAR program for her project, Integrated Power and Thermal Management for Connected and Automated Vehicles Through Real-Time Adaption and Optimization.|Short Read
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Student teams earn prizes for analog-digital converter circuit designs in EECS 511

The winning projects were designed for battery-operated mobile applications as well as instrumentation and measure applications.|Short Read
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MICDE grant funds renewable power research

Prof. Mathieu is partnering with IOE faculty to improve the nation's grid system|Short Read

Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs

Inside the new Nuclear Engineering Labs, researchers in the nation's top-ranked nuclear engineering program will focus on advancing nuclear security, nonproliferation, safety and energy.|Medium Read
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“Rediscovered” engine for more efficient power plants

U-M led research on the rotating detonation engine in the 1960s--then the US abandoned the design. Now it returns.|Medium Read
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Alumna Mariesa Crow is looking to the future of power

Alumna works on microgrids to upgrade infrastructure|Medium Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Lasers can detect weapons-grade uranium from afar

Researchers have shown that a technique often used to identify chemicals at a distance could help sniff out illicit nuclear activities from as far as a couple miles away. |Medium Read
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Quantum limits to heat flow observed at room temperature

Quantum mechanics governs the flow of heat in atoms and Michigan Engineers have directly measured a "quantum of thermal conductance" at room temperature. |Medium Read
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New restrooms help demonstrate urine fertilizer concept

The nation's first end-to-end urine diversion demonstration system opened, a step toward more sustainable and cost-effective fertilizer and wastewater treatment.|Medium Read

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

Will President Obama’s clean energy legacy endure?

Obama has prioritized development of wind and solar in a number of ways, including installation on military bases. Mark Barteau offers a look at the future of energy policy post-Obama.|Long Read