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Q&A: Plastic to metal, steel to aluminum—the future of welding and lightweight vehicles
  1. Q&A: Plastic to metal, steel to aluminum—the future of welding and lightweight vehicles

    New techniques for welding very different materials could enable better cars.

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  2. Senior hires stand out in an impressive year for faculty hiring

    The cohort of 36 new tenured and tenure-track faculty includes 11 faculty hired at the rank of professor or associate professor.

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  3. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts July 11-15

    Highlights include Forbes and ABC News.

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  4. $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.

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  5. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts June 7-11

    Highlights include Newsweek and The Conversation.

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  6. Shipping is tough on the climate and hard to clean up – these innovations can help cut emissions

    In The Conversation, NAME Chair Jing Sun explains some of the fuels and technology that could improve shipping sustainability in the future.

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  7. Tracking ocean microplastics from space

    Satellites give new insights on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, plus sources and flows of ocean microplastic.

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  8. The science behind campus bus changes during COVID-19

    Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.

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  9. Delivery robots help Ann Arbor restaurants weather COVID

    U-M startup says robotic food deliveries have quadrupled.

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  10. Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

    Data gleaned from cameras and sensors increases predictive accuracy.

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