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  1. Toyota Research Institute and Michigan Engineering discuss importance of long-standing partnership

    As the auto industry expands beyond transportation, university collaborations are more important than ever.

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  2. Reimagining the auto lab

    Researchers in the Walter E. Lay Automotive Engineering Laboratory are investigating engine efficiency, alternative and low carbon fuels, connected and autonomous vehicles and vehicle electrification.

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  3. Electric aviation: Battery experts, aero entrepreneurs, state leaders and venture capitalists converge

    ‘Here, we have industry and expertise. Take that and combine it with belief—and magic happens.’

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  4. $18M to advance materials research for quantum computing, sustainable plastics and more

    New center builds a campus-wide ecosystem for designing and manufacturing materials of the future at U-M while training a more representative workforce.

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  5. Optimization could cut the carbon footprint of AI training by up to 75%

    Deep learning models that power giants like TikTok and Amazon, as well as tools like ChatGPT, could save energy without new hardware or infrastructure.

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  6. Cheap, sustainable hydrogen through solar power

    Withstanding high temperatures and the light of 160 suns, a new catalyst is ten times more efficient than previous sun-powered water-splitting devices of its kind.

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  7. Equity in the energy technology transition is new Institute’s goal

    The Institute for Energy Solutions will continue U-M’s 75-year legacy of leadership in energy research.

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  8. Carbon capture, utilization and storage roadmap reveals technologies that are ready to go

    Concrete and construction aggregates could be carbon negative and dollar positive while sustainable aviation fuel and methanol could also turn a profit.

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  9. Land use matters as communities cut carbon emissions

    Communities will have varied tolerances for the acreage occupied by renewables. A new study quantifies the land needed for different options.

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  10. Photosynthesis copycat may improve solar cells

    The new approach moves energy efficiently and could reduce energy losses converting light into electricity.

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