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Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines
  1. Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines

    EXPERTS: A new electronic lead sensor, potentially costing around $20, could keep an eye on home and city water quality, alerting residents and officials to the presence of lead within nine days. The University of Michigan researchers are seeking partners to bring the technology to market. The Flint water crisis showed the nation that old […]

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  2. Stem cells mimic key parts of human embryonic development

    The method advanced by U-M cell biologists and engineers could aid the understanding of infertility and more.

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  3. IGARSS Interactive Symposium Paper Award for modeling the world’s forests

    The paper outlines a better way to quantify forest structure, which has been successful in two tree species.

  4. $7.75M for mapping circuits in the brain

    A new NSF Tech Hub will put tools to rapidly advance our understanding of the brain into the hands of neuroscientists.

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  5. Outdoor drone complex planned

    When M-Air opens, Michigan Engineering will earn the distinction of hosting advanced robotics testing facilities for air, sea and land.

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  6. ‘Missing lead’ in Flint water pipes confirms cause of crisis

    The findings show how important uninterrupted corrosion control is in the aging water systems that serve millions of Americans.

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  7. Fred Buhler builds better chips for “Aweslome” applications

    Fred Buhler founded Aweslome to provide custom-build chips for a broad range of applications, including machine learning, neural networks, security, and circuits testing.

  8. Rick Bergman, CEO of Synaptics – giving tech a sense of touch

    ECE alum Rick Bergman, CEO of Synaptics, is working to make tomorrow’s technology user friendly, safe, and reliable. The company hopes to lead what they call “the human interface revolution.”

  9. Student hybrid rocket team takes first place at inaugural competition

    The Michigan Aeronautical Science Association (MASA) won the first ever Spaceport America Cup, an intercollegiate rocket engineering competition with over 110 teams from colleges and universities in eleven countries.

  10. New grad program: Engineering education research

    New program turns a researcher’s eye on engineering education in the service of better teaching, learning and diversity at U-M and beyond.

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