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Senior hires stand out in an impressive year for faculty hiring
  1. 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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  2. How evolution overshot the optimum bone structure in hopping rodents

    Bones that are separate in small jerboas are fully fused in large ones, but the bone structures that are best at dissipating the stresses of jumping are only partially fused.

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  3. Walking and slithering aren’t as different as you think

    New mathematical model links up slithering with some kinds of swimming and walking, and it could make programming many-legged robots easier.

  4. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts July 25-29

    Highlights include CNN and Popular Science.

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  5. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts July 18-22

    Highlights include The New York Times and National Geographic.

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  6. ‘Fake’ data helps robots learn the ropes faster

    A way to expand training data sets for manipulation tasks improves the performance of robots by 40% or more

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  7. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts June 6-10

    Highlights include the New York Times.

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  8. New U-M robotics undergraduate program to meet surging demand for roboticists

    An inclusive-by-design degree program centers on how an embodied intelligence senses, reasons, acts and works with humans to establish a pipeline of people-first roboticists.

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  9. Former NSF director becomes first chair of Michigan Engineering’s Robotics Department

    Dawn Tilbury to lead department after laying blueprint for convergent robotics research at the College a decade ago.

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  10. Expert take: Engineering for the success of humanity

    Three Michigan Engineering faculty help to elevate communities and systems through a people-first approach to teaching.

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