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Jeff Fessler

Jeff Fessler receives 2016 IEEE EMBS Technical Achievement Award

Prof. Fessler has revolutionized the theory and practice of medical imaging with his group's groundbreaking mathematical models and algorithms.|Short Read
Microscope photos of mouse lung cells

“Trojan horse” Nanoparticle can halt asthma, allergies

In an entirely new approach to treating asthma and allergies, a biodegradable nanoparticle acts like a Trojan horse, hiding an allergen in a friendly shell to convince the immune system not to attack it.|Short Read
M-Heal in Peru

Volunteers bring M-HEAL solutions to Peru

Each day the students set up a mobile clinic with a doctor from a partner organization, reaching as many 600 community members while in Cusco. |Short Read
Hygieia in use

Engineering a better life for people with diabetes

Hygieia automates and streamlines diabetes treatment, a disease affecting over 29 million Americans.|Medium Read
Kevin Fu in suit and tie

Startup founded by U-M assoc. professor gets NSF grant

Healthcare security company Virta Laboratories, Inc. has received a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.|Short Read
Jeff Fessler

Jeff Fessler named William L. Root Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

In addition to being a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Fessler is a professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology.|Short Read
microelectrode array

Cutting the cost of hearing

MEMStim’s technology is already two phases into pre-clinical testing in preparation for FDA examination. Very few MEMS devices have made it this far.|Medium Read
Mottled grayscale images with squares of mottled color.

Virtual biopsy

A new imaging method uses infrared light to recover ultrasound images and chemical information from tissues inside the body - without breaking the skin.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Somin Lee receives AFOSR Young Investigator Award for research in bioplasmonics

The award supports research that will help our understanding of how tissues form distinct shapes and structure to become organs, such as lungs, salivary glands, and mammary glands.|Short Read
Yoonseob Kim, ChE PhD Student, showcases the material used to make a flexible film that induces circular polarization of light.

Flexible film may lead to phone-sized cancer detector

A thin, stretchable film that can coil light waves like a Slinky could usher in more precise, less expensive monitoring for cancer survivors, helping them get better treatment with less disruption to their everyday lives.|Medium Read
Braille on a tablet device

Bringing Braille back with better display technology

It’s slow to read computer screens with today’s Braille displays, and the 200-year-old code is declining in use. New technology from Michigan Engineering aims to help bring Braille back.|Medium Read
Human fingers hover over a refreshable Braille display

Refreshable Braille device

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