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U-M, Humotech partner to bring open-source bionic leg to research labs
  1. U-M, Humotech partner to bring open-source bionic leg to research labs

    The partnership will expand the capabilities of other labs, and enable them to conduct high-impact research.

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  2. U-M founds first robotics department among top 10 engineering schools

    The new department will meet demand from industry and students—and define the emerging discipline

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  3. Mimicking a human fingertip’s sensitivity and sense of direction for robotic applications

    With the help of 1.6 million GaN nanopillars per sensor, the University of Michigan team was able to provide human-level sensitivity with directionality on a compact, easily manufactured system

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  4. New $13.8M center at U-M will study infectious disease, pandemic preparedness

    The multidisciplinary research team ​​will synergize efforts across the University.

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  5. Three members of ECE will represent U-M at the 2021 Rising Stars in EECS Workshop

    PhD students Sijia Geng, Bahareh Hadidian, and Nasimeh Heydaribeni will participate in the intensive workshop that brings together outstanding women and gender minorities interested in pursuing academic careers in EECS.

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  6. Michigan Engineering group creates model for layering COVID-19 defenses

    The model can be used as a tool to inform decision-makers and individuals on relative risks and advantages associated with a layered defense.

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  7. $1.7M to build everyday exoskeletons to assist with lifting, walking and climbing stairs

    The modular exoskeleton system will help workers and the elderly, boosting ankle, knee and/or hip joints by mounting new motors to off-the-shelf orthotics.

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  8. $1.8M to develop room temperature, controllable quantum nanomaterials

    The project could pave the way for compact quantum computing and communications as well as efficient UV lamps for sterilization and air purification.

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  9. Augmented reality for testing nuclear components

    A new machine learning platform detects and quantifies radiation-induced defects instantaneously and could be extended to interpret other microscopy data.

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  10. Individual finger control for advanced prostheses demonstrated in primates

    An electrode array implanted in the brain predicts finger motions in near real time.

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