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A Spotlight on Optics
  1. A Spotlight on Optics

    The Optics Society at U-M hosted an Industry Spotlight event, which brought academia, industry, and community together to celebrate all things optics and photonics.

  2. U-M startup raises $6 million in venture funding

    Movellus is a U-M startup founded by alumni Dr. Mo Faisal (now CEO) and Dr. Jeff Fredenburg (now VP of Engineering).

  3. Communicating with the world’s smallest computers

    Researchers built the first millimeter-scale transmitter and antenna that can talk Bluetooth Low Energy with ease.

  4. The Future is Carbon Neutral

    Prof. Stephen Forrest is co-chair of U-M’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality as part of U-M’s commitment to combat climate change and craft a sustainable future for all.

  5. Unravelling the mysteries of bacterial communication

    EECS-ECE PhD student Navid Barani received the IEEE APS Doctoral Research Award for his work modeling how bacteria use electromagnetic waves to communicate, which could lead to medical breakthroughs.

  6. Undergrad Michelle Gehner engineers better ways to explore new worlds

    Gehner’s academic career includes advancing power electronics and crafting new extraterrestrial vehicles for MRover. She received the IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship for her promising future in power and energy.

  7. 2018 Nobel Prize Laureate Gérard Mourou talks high-intensity optics

    Gérard Mourou, Professor Emeritus of EECS, returned to campus to discuss winning the Nobel Prize and his work in high-intensity optics.

  8. Extreme light: Nobel laureate discusses the past & future of lasers

    Lasers of tomorrow might neutralize nuclear waste, clean up space junk and advance proton therapy to treat cancer, says Gerard Mourou.

  9. A new $1.6M energy project to develop low cost manufacturing of white organic lighting

    Prof. Stephen Forrest is developing an automated high-yield roll-to-roll process to manufacture organic LEDs for lighting.

  10. New research for the future of sustainable power and energy

    Take a look at some of the exciting new projects that will help define the next evolution of sustainable power and energy.