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Mimicking a human fingertip’s sensitivity and sense of direction for robotic applications
  1. Mimicking a human fingertip’s sensitivity and sense of direction for robotic applications

    With the help of 1.6 million GaN nanopillars per sensor, the University of Michigan team was able to provide human-level sensitivity with directionality on a compact, easily manufactured system

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  2. Mimicking a human fingertip’s sensitivity and sense of direction for robotic applications

    With the help of 1.6 million GaN nanopillars per sensor, the University of Michigan team was able to provide human-level sensitivity with directionality on a compact, easily manufactured system

  3. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts November 22-26

    Highlights include Bloomberg.

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  4. Intercepting an asteroid

    In prior posts, two Michigan Engineers worked on the ion engine aboard NASA’s DART probe, set to launch this winter.

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  5. $3.4M to turn up the heat at solar-thermal plants

    Improved heat-trapping materials for solar thermal energy could help the U.S. meet its goal of cutting solar energy costs in half by 2030.

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  6. Enabling efficient, globally distributed machine learning

    A group of researchers at U-M is working on the full big data stack for training machine learning models on millions of devices worldwide.

  7. Bipartisan infrastructure bill signed into law: Engineers weigh in

    Two experts say the new law could correct historical infrastructure disparities.

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  8. Key takeaways from the COP26 Summit

    Three Michigan Engineering experts offer insights following the summit in Glasgow.

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  9. Successful MMRI symposium takes on 21st century challenges

    Eleven faculty and external speakers presented on their domains of materials expertise and visions for the future.

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  10. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts November 8-12

    Highlights include Science News and Great Lakes Now.

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