Wireless Systems

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Wireless Communication Under the Sea

U-M researchers have created a new means of enabling reliable wireless underwater communication, which could aid military, environmental, and conservation purposes. |Short Read
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Electrify goes to Detroit

Electrify hosted its first Detroit Tech Camp at the Michigan Engineering Zone this summer to give Detroit-area students greater access to engage with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. |Medium Read
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Xin Zan wins the Towner Prize for his work advancing wireless power transfer

PhD student Xin Zan is helping to free the world from cords, which could advance implantable medical devices, autonomous electric vehicles, and consumer electronics.|Short Read
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Hun-Seok Kim receives DARPA Young Faculty Award to advance research in IoT networks

Kim’s research is expected to impact the future design and wireless operation of the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices|Short Read
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Prof. Amir Mortazawi introduces robust wireless power transfer

Compared to conventional methods of wireless power, which require a specific distance and alignment, Prof. Mortazawi's version operates over a range of distances and orientations without a drop in power.|Short Read

‘Sensors in a Shoebox’ empower citizens to gather data about communities

Civil engineering and education researchers are working together with Detroit teens.|Short Read
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Building the internet of water

Sensor nodes that measure the water flow, soil moisture, rainfall and other rapidly changing storm predictors.|Short Read
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Muzhi Wang earns a Best Paper Award for a new tunable filter for wireless communication devices

The paper describes a tunable filter for wireless communication modules in the x-band frequency range that uses germanium-telluride phase change switches.|Short Read
PsiKick Chip

Googling the physical world

PsiKick's and other's IoT applications are what many consider to be the next wave of computing and the next driving force of the semiconductor industry.|Medium Read
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Prof. Anthony Grbic elected IEEE Fellow for contributions to the theory and design of electromagnetic metamaterials

Prof. Grbic specializes in the broad fields of electromagnetics and optics, with interests ranging from fundamental electromagnetic theory to microwave circuits. |Short Read
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Find a parking place with your smartphone

Drivers may one day be able to find a parking space on their smartphones instead of hunting for one on the street.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

3 ECE companies make the Silicon 60 List – again!

Ambiq Micro, Crossbar, Inc., and PsiKick, are leading the way in ultra-low power chip design, pioneering computer memory, and ultra-low power wireless sensor platforms.|Medium Read