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$27 million for laboratory astrophysics and nuclear fusion, led by U-M
  1. $27 million for laboratory astrophysics and nuclear fusion, led by U-M

    Two centers, supported by the National Nuclear Security Administration, will explore physics relevant to modeling the performance of the aging nuclear weapons stockpile.

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  2. Michigan and ECE advancing computer vision at CVPR 2023

    Look at some of the ways ECE and other University of Michigan researchers are using computer vision for real-world applications.

  3. U-M’s space design and manufacturing draws second round of support from DARPA

    Without the constraints of building on Earth, engineers look to expand the capabilities of what space structures can do.

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  4. Nanobiotics: AI for discovering where and how nanoparticles bind with proteins

    A new tool in the fight against superbugs goes beyond protein folding simulations like AlphaFold, potentially revealing antibiotic candidates.

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  5. New apps for visually impaired users provide virtual labels for controls and a way to explore images

    With VizLens, users can touch buttons while their phones read out the labels, and Image Explorer provides a workaround for bad or missing alt text.

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  6. $7.5M to harness atomic-scale defects for next-generation information processing

    Disruptions in a material’s atomic structure could act as “nano-pipelines” for efficient transport of charge and spin.

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  7. Thatchaphol Saranurak recognized with 2023 Presburger Award

    The award recognizes the outstanding contributions of a young scientist in the field of theoretical computer science.

  8. $3.1M to transform post-stroke mobility treatment

    A new tool to measure essential properties of the ankle joint—and an exploration of whether botulinum toxin injections are helpful—could help survivors walk better.

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  9. Organic photovoltaics offer realistic pathway to power-generating windows

    A new fabrication process greatly improves the reliability of highly-efficient semi-transparent solar cells, which can be applied to windows to generate solar power.

  10. Olivia Lee awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for brain-machine interfaces that could improve control of robotic prostheses

    Lee designs implantable and wearable electronics to help restore movement to those who have lost limbs or have been paralyzed.