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Flight of the methane hunters

At just a bit over crop duster height, University of Michigan researchers are flying through a 50-square-mile hotspot of the greenhouse gas methane over the U.S. Southwest.|Medium Read

Peecycling: Beyond flush and forget

In the first large-scale pilot project of its kind in the nation, the researchers are testing whether they can safely make fertilizer for food crops out of disinfected human urine.|Long Read
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Sustainability hour: Keith Soster

This North Campus Sustainability Event will focus on the process of structuring a sustainable program that makes sense.|Short Read
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HEV fuel economy meets drivability in Outstanding Control Systems Paper

The research aimed to find a happy medium between fuel economy and drivability in hybrid electric vehicles.|Medium Read
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Cameron Polack and BLUElab India – engineering winners

Cameron is intent on using her major to benefit others as directly as possible.|Short Read
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New approaches to solar cell technology featured in Sustainability Hour

The professors addressed two very different problems the industry faces with current technology.|Short Read
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Prof. Robert Dick to apply cyber information to air quality management

The grant is part of a new $12.5M initiative by the National Science Foundation to encourage computing innovations for a sustainable society. |Short Read
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Jessy Grizzle named Elmer G. Gilbert Distinguished University Professor

Prof. Grizzle is an internationally renowned researcher in the area of control systems. |Medium Read
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Kathryn Clay Kathryn Clay: A policy leader in the natural gas revolution

Kathryn believes the country would benefit greatly if more scientific and technically trained people went into journalism or science policy. |Short Read
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Nanowires for greener LEDs

Shrinking semiconductors down to wires a few atoms across could lead to efficient, color-adjustable LED lights, according to work led by Manos Kioupakis of materials science and engineering.|Medium Read
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Keravnos Energy wants to make fast electric vehicle charging economical

The idea behind Keravnos Energy is for there to be an energy transfer between three entities: the building, a large stationary battery, and the car.|Medium Read
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MCubed A Year Later: A record of fostering innovative research

Several of the cubes enabled research to progress to the point that faculty are applying for larger grants to continue the work.|Short Read