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  1. ‘Fake’ data helps robots learn the ropes faster

    A way to expand training data sets for manipulation tasks improves the performance of robots by 40% or more

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  2. New approach reduces EV battery testing time by 75%

    System developed at the University of Michigan saves time and money in the race to create better batteries for the electric vehicle revolution

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  3. What makes a champion?

    MRover participants on their team, their national victory, and building a community

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  4. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts June 13-17

    Highlights include Fortune.

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  5. Pee for the peonies

    Urine-based fertilizer is being used to further research for plants and the environment.

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  6. $2.38M to test nano-engineered brain cancer treatment in mice

    A protein that crosses the blood-brain barrier carries a drug that kills tumor cells and another that activates the immune system.

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  7. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts June 6-10

    Highlights include the New York Times.

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  8. New U-M robotics undergraduate program to meet surging demand for roboticists

    An inclusive-by-design degree program centers on how an embodied intelligence senses, reasons, acts and works with humans to establish a pipeline of people-first roboticists.

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  9. Solar powered, point-of-use plasma disinfection tool for clean water on demand

    John Foster’s group is developing a plasma-device for disinfecting water on-demand that will be solar- or human-powered.

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  10. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts May 30 – June 3

    Highlights include The Washington Post, Science and the Detroit Free Press.

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