Skip to Main content Open mobile menu Close mobile menu
Land use matters as communities cut carbon emissions
  1. 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.

    The post Land use matters as communities cut carbon emissions appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  2. Photosynthesis copycat may improve solar cells

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

    The post Photosynthesis copycat may improve solar cells appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  3. University of Michigan partners on multi-institution planning effort for state’s water future

    Work for the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy will develop a policy roadmap to safe, low cost water services.

    The post University of Michigan partners on multi-institution planning effort for state’s water future appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  4. Toward manufacturing semitransparent solar cells the size of windows

    A peel-off patterning technique could enable more fragile organic semiconductors to be manufactured into semitransparent solar panels at scale.

    The post Toward manufacturing semitransparent solar cells the size of windows appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  5. Honoring the past and sizing up nuclear’s future at the Phoenix rededication

    The Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project, conceived as a war memorial following World War II, remains relevant in the face of climate change and international conflict.

    The post Honoring the past and sizing up nuclear’s future at the Phoenix rededication appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  6. Q&A with Henry Liu, Mcity’s new director

    University of Michigan’s mobility research center has been realigned under Michigan Engineering.

    The post Q&A with Henry Liu, Mcity’s new director appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  7. Batteryless next-generation cellular devices could empower a more sustainable future

    PhD student Trevor Odelberg is looking to enable long range, highly reliable, and low-power cellular IoT devices that one day can run entirely on harvested energy, reducing battery waste and empowering devices to last for decades.

    The post Batteryless next-generation cellular devices could empower a more sustainable future appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  8. Key takeaways from the COP26 Summit

    Three Michigan Engineering experts offer insights following the summit in Glasgow.

    The post Key takeaways from the COP26 Summit appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  9. 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.

    The post Three members of ECE will represent U-M at the 2021 Rising Stars in EECS Workshop appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  10. 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.

    The post Intersection of environmental justice and engineering the focus of new $2.5M endowed professorship appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.