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Strong magnetic fields change how friction works in plasma
  1. Strong magnetic fields change how friction works in plasma

    Rather than just slowing down a charged particle moving through a plasma, friction can also push from the side in a strong magnetic field.

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  2. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 9-13

    Highlights include the Los Angeles Times.

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  3. Faster path planning for rubble-roving robots

    Splitting the path into difficult and easy terrain speeds up path planning for robots that use “hands” to maintain balance on uneven ground.

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  4. Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF

    With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.

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  5. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 2-6

    Highlights include Wired and CNN.

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  6. High Efficiency Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diodes to sterilize pathogens, including COVID-19

    Research led by Prof. Zetian Mi has been honored with the 2020 Editor-in-Chief Choice Award from “Photonics Research.”

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  7. Helping autonomous agents make smarter decisions in chaotic environments

    A new algorithm gives autonomous agents the ability to take in batches of multiple instructions at once while responding dynamically to changes in their surroundings.

  8. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts July 26-30

    Highlights include The Conversation, MLive and Bridge Michigan.

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  9. $20M NSF AI-EDGE Institute aims to transform 5G and beyond networks

    U-M is a core member of a new NSF-led Institute that is a collaboration between 11 institutions, three government research labs, and four global companies.

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  10. Using remote sensing to track microplastics in the ocean

    Electrical Engineering undergrad Madeline Evans is a key researcher on a project that uses NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System to monitor microplastic pollution that harms marine ecosystems.