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Layered graphene beats the heat

An international team of researchers, led by faculty at the University of Michigan, have found that a layered form of graphene can expel heat efficiently, which is an important feature for its potential applications in building small and powerful electronics.|Medium Read
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Ultra-small block M’s lead to big ideas in drug delivery

U-M researchers have created what might be the world’s smallest three-dimensional (unofficial) "block M’s" using a new nanoparticle manufacturing process.|Medium Read
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Spiky “hedgehog particles” for safer paints, fewer VOC emissions

Made by a team of University of Michigan engineers, the “hedgehog particles” are named for their bushy appearance under the microscope. |Medium Read
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World’s most complex crystal simulated at U-Michigan

The most complicated crystal structure ever produced in a computer simulation has been achieved by researchers at the University of Michigan. |Short Read

Student Spotlight: Kyusang Lee: A leader in flexible solar cell technology

Kyusang developed an innovative new fabrication technique to build lightweight, flexible devices not possible with conventional silicon.|Short Read
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Ted Norris receives Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award

Prof. Norris is an internationally recognized expert in the field of ultrafast optics.|Short Read
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Shape-shifting clusters move beyond ‘hardware’

A Rubik’s Cube-like arrangement of nanoparticles could lead to a form of wet information storage, a team of Michigan engineers and collaborators at New York University have shown.|Medium Read
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Alumni have fun exploring engineering with their kids

Hosted by the different engineering departments, the day-long event offered nine different workshops. |Short Read
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When GPS fails, this speck of an electronic device could step in

The research group developed special fabrication processes that allows them to stack and bond seven different devices in layers. |Medium Read
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Workshop to chart the future of nano and micro manufacturing

“This workshop is a first step toward developing a roadmap for practical innovations in nano/micro-manufacturing."|Medium Read
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Super-fine sound beam could one day be an invisible scalpel

"We believe this could be used as an invisible knife for noninvasive surgery," Guo said. "Nothing pokes into your body, just the ultrasound beam."|Short Read
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Ted Norris named Gérard A. Mourou Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

In the tradition of our best faculty at Michigan, Ted is a phenomenal teacher and mentor as well as researcher. Congratulations!|Medium Read