Wireless Systems

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U-M startup SkyGig aims to take 5G to the next level

With new funding in the company, the hardtech startup is bringing revolutionary technologies to reshape mmWave wireless.|Medium Read
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Hessam Mahdavifar receives CAREER award to empower next gen communication

Mahdavifar is preparing for a future of billions of connected devices and an unprecedented increase in mobile traffic. |Short Read
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Best paper award for optimizing wireless power transfer

Prof. Al-Thaddeus Avestruz and PhD student Xin Zan were honored at the IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition for their work improving the efficiency and reliability of wireless power transfer. |Short Read
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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
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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