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  1. Arthur Xiao receives SVCF Scholarship to support his research in semiconductor materials

    Xiao has been working on several projects in Prof. Zetian’s Mi’s group, including micro LED technology and renewable energy.

  2. U-M researchers helping to develop a machine for on-demand N95 mask manufacturing

    A new industry partnership seeks to enable on-demand local manufacturing of next-generation N95s with innovative designs and materials.

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  3. Are VPNs really the answer?

    New research shows that a VPN can be one tool in an internet user’s toolbox but often is not sufficient as the only solution for all privacy needs.

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  4. A “game changer” for clothing recycling?

    Photonic fibers borrow from butterfly wings to enable invisible, indelible sorting labels.

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  5. Nanoscale ferroelectric semiconductor could power AI and post-Moore’s Law computing on a phone

    Next-gen computing material gets down to the right size for modern manufacturing.

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  6. How sound waves trigger immune responses to cancer in mice

    Technique pioneered at the University of Michigan could improve outcomes for cancer and neurological conditions.

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  7. Scalable method to manufacture thin film transistors achieves ultra-clean interface for high performance, low-voltage device operation

    Led by Prof. Becky Peterson, the research focuses on a category of materials important for low power logic operations, high pixel density screens, touch screens, and haptic displays.

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  8. Plasma thrusters used on satellites could be much more powerful

    It was believed that running more propellant through a Hall thruster would wreck its efficiency, but new experiments suggest they might power a crewed mission to Mars.

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  9. Simple neural networks outperform the state-of-the-art for controlling robotic prosthetics 

    And that tracks with the way our motor circuits work—we’re not that complicated.

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  10. Six ECE faculty will help shape the future of semiconductors as part of the JUMP 2.0 program

    Elaheh Ahmadi, David Blaauw, Michael Flynn, Hun-Seok Kim, Hessam Mahdavifar, and Zhengya Zhang bring their expertise and creativity to this nationwide undertaking in the area of semiconductors and information & communication technologies.