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Intersection of environmental justice and engineering the focus of new $2.5M endowed professorship
  1. Intersection of environmental justice and engineering the focus of new $2.5M endowed professorship

    The gift represents a cross-discipline approach to sustainability and equity.

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  2. Energy from waste: $6.8 million for cow-inspired biodigesters

    University of Michigan leads a collaboration of academic, municipal and private institutions to advance a renewable methane ecosystem.

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  3. Video: 100% renewable diesel cars can reduce carbon emissions while waiting for electric vehicles

    Researchers estimate that there was an 80% carbon footprint reduction when using renewable hydrocarbon biofuels instead of traditional petroleum-sourced fuels

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  4. Solar cells with 30-year lifetimes for power-generating windows

    High-efficiency but fragile molecules for converting light to electricity thrive with a little protection.

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  5. $2M to replace fossil fuels with solar power in fertilizer production

    The new approach could enable farmers to produce ammonia on-site, and also reduce CO2 emissions from fertilizer production.

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  6. The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites

    In The Conversation, Chris Ruf explains how CYGNSS can find the source ocean microplastics and aid in future clean up.

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

    Highlights include Newsweek and The Conversation.

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  8. 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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  9. Tracking ocean microplastics from space

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

  10. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts June 1 – 4

    Highlight include The Detroit News.

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