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$1M for open-source first-responder robots
  1. $1M for open-source first-responder robots

    An open-source perception and movement system, to be developed with NSF funding, could enable robots that partner with humans in fires and disaster areas.

  2. Fawwaz Ulaby retires after nearly four decades of championing students and excelling at research and leadership

    Students say Ulaby, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and recipient of the Edison Medal, is one of the best professors – and people – they’ve ever known.

  3. $1 Million DARPA contract to empower the wireless systems of the future

    Prof. Elaheh Ahmadi is working to design a new kind of semiconductor that can provide high power at high frequencies

  4. Faster path planning for rubble-roving robots

    Splitting the path into difficult and easy terrain speeds up path planning for robots that use “hands” to maintain balance on uneven ground.

  5. Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF

    With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.

  6. High Efficiency Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diodes to sterilize pathogens, including COVID-19

    Research led by Prof. Zetian Mi has been honored with the 2020 Editor-in-Chief Choice Award from “Photonics Research.”

  7. $20M NSF AI-EDGE Institute aims to transform 5G and beyond networks

    University of Michigan is a core member of a new NSF-led Institute that is a collaboration between 11 institutions, three government research labs, and four global companies

  8. Using remote sensing to track microplastics in the ocean

    Electrical Engineering undergrad Madeline Evans is a key researcher on a project that uses NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System to monitor microplastic pollution that harms marine ecosystems.

  9. Michigan startup MemryX, Inc. promises faster, cheaper AI processing

    The ECE startup builds neuromorphic computer chips uniquely suitable for AI applications

  10. Embracing Risk: Cyber insurance as an incentive mechanism for cybersecurity

    This new book by Mingyan Liu offers an engineering and strategic approach to improving cybersecurity through cyber insurance