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  1. Global health pioneer honored with recent alumni award

    The award, among the highest accolades given by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board, honors an alumnus/a who has contributed substantially to their field and has either graduated from the college within the last ten years or is no more than 35 years old.

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  2. How opt-out organ donation could affect U.S. waiting lists

    A lack of consent plays a role in preventing donation from up to 40% of otherwise eligible donors.

    The post How opt-out organ donation could affect U.S. waiting lists appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  3. Patient cancer cells reliably grow on new 3D scaffold, showing promise for precision medicine

    While previous structures guessed at the environment that cells would want, the new design lets the cells build to their own specifications.

    The post Patient cancer cells reliably grow on new 3D scaffold, showing promise for precision medicine appeared first on Engineering Research News.

  4. Hard as ceramic, tough as steel

    Newly discovered connection could help with designing nextgen alloys.

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  5. Blaauw, Sylvester are 2019 Distinguished University Innovators

    Pioneering computer technology that is spurring innovation and disruption across industries has earned David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester, professors of electrical engineering and computer science, this year’s Distinguished University Innovator Award.

  6. Commission on Carbon Neutrality talks progress, environmental justice at town hall

    Prof. Stephen Forrest, who serves as co-chair of the commission, attended the forum to address concerns and give updates on the plan of action.

  7. A World Record for Robotic Deep Freeze Walking

    Cassie Blue, the bipedal robot, takes advantage of the 2019 polar vortex to set a record-breaking walk.

  8. $2M NSF grant to explore data equity systems

    Researchers plan to establish a framework for a national institute that would enable research using sensitive data, while preventing misuse and misinterpretation.

  9. $1M NSF grant supports new system for gathering, structuring data with ease

    The team’s new tool will combine of software and data to make gathering structured data dramatically easier.

  10. Channel Coding for Next Generation 5G and Beyond

    With the help of two NSF awards totaling $1.7m, Prof. Hessam Mahdavifar is tackling new problems to improve the reliability of communication systems for 5G and beyond.