Sensors and Sensing

Photograph of the iGC3.c2 system.

Detecting environmental pollutants with a smaller, portable, fully electric gas chromatograph

Prof. Yogesh Gianchandani and Dr. Yutao Qin received an “Outstanding Paper Award” for their fully electronic micro gas chromatography system.|Short Read
Yogesh Gianchandani

Autonomous well monitoring solution recognized with a Best Innovators award

The WAND wireless sensor developed in a collaboration between Total, an oil & gas company, and the University of Michigan is revolutionizing well monitoring |Short Read
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Navatek opens Ann Arbor office, partners with U-M to conduct naval research for data-model fusion

U-M’s Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) enters partnership with one of the nation’s most innovative research & technology firms, Navatek LLC, to advance research in the area of data-model fusion for future naval platform design and operation.|Medium Read
Ester Bentley

Ester Bentley receives NDSEG Fellowship to help the world navigate without GPS

PhD student Ester Bentley designs smaller, better 3D mechanical resonators for use in high-performance gyroscopes to help unmanned systems navigate when GPS signal is jammed or lost. |Short Read
The prototype of a wirelessly powered, RFID-based sensor.

Wireless sensors for N95 masks could enable easier, more accurate decontamination

“The technology can give users the confidence they deserve when reusing respirators or other PPE.”|Medium Read
Maani Ghaffari Jadidi

Maani Ghaffari Jadidi joins NAME faculty as Assistant Professor with joint Robotics appointment

The department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering is pleased to welcome Maani Ghaffari Jadidi as Assistant Professor with a joint appointment with the Robotics Institute. |Short Read
Tianlin Wang.

Tianlin Wang recognized with Towner Prize and Distinguished Leadership Award

The College of Engineering honors ECE PhD candidate Tianlin Wang for his excellent research in remote sensing as well as his leadership and service to the community.|Medium Read
CERES image of outgoing longwave radiation. Credit: NASA

Prof. Xianglei Huang named co-investigator on new NASA Earth Venture Continuity mission

Libera instrument will help researchers study the radiation budget at the top of the Earth’s atmosphere. |Short Read
U-M Climate & Space Solar Orbiter team

“It looks like the Sun!”

Impressions from the Solar Orbiter launch.|Medium Read
Artistic rendition of CYGNSS in orbit.

A passenger airplane will advance a U-Michigan-led satellite mission to understand climate

New Zealand plane fitted with receivers will validate CYGNSS data and improve interpretation.|Medium Read
Image of Venus. Credit: NASA

Professor Sushil Atreya will play a key role on NASA DAVINCI+ project

The proposal was one of just four selected from a pool of over two dozen submissions. |Short Read
CYGNSS satellite in orbit

CYGNSS mission celebrates third anniversary

The CYGNSS hurricane-hunting mission launched on December 15, 2016. |Short Read