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Would a sewage surveillance effort help track COVID-19?

U-M Engineering assistant professor Krista Wigginton et. al. have conducted research about coronavirus for years, and have found that watershed could carry the virus, and other related viruses such as SARS and MERS. March 31, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article ...


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U-M leads $62M ‘largest radio telescope in space’ mission

U-M Engineering professor Justin Kasper et. al. are leading the new NASA mission that is aiming to provide better information on how the sun’s radiation affects the space environment that our spacecraft and astronauts travel through. March 31, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other ...


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Putting hardware accelerators to work with automatic code translation

U-M Ph.D. candidate Kevin Angstadt et. al. have developed a system that allows software engineers to tap into the power of hardware accelerators like FPGAs without specialized programming knowledge or needing to rewrite old code called AutomataSynth. March 26, 2020. # #Engineering ...


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Ultra-precise, mind-controlled prosthetic hand for amputees via RPNI neural interface

U-M Engineering researchers Paul Cederna and Cindy Cheste et. al. have developed an ultra-precise prosthetic interface technology that gives amputees natural, finger-level control of a robotic hand. March 4, 2020. # #Engineering #video #CollegeofEngineering #HealthandWellness ...


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Watching an Atlas V rocket launch your instrument into space

A group of U-M Engineers, including associate professor Sue Lepri, associate research scientist Jim Raines, and PhD candidate Sarah Spitzer, have been apart of the team launching the Atlas V Rocket, and have created a video for the launch to be shared. March 6, 2020. # #Engineering ...


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Containment efforts appear to step down the spread of COVID-19 from the exponential norm

U-M Engineering Professor Robert Ziff discusses how containment and social distancing can successfully slow the spread and flatten the curve of of the COVID-19 pandemic, if executed properly. March 20, 2020. #featured #FeaturedScience #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article ...


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Small, precise and affordable gyroscope for navigating without GPS

U-M Engineering Professor Khalil Najafi et. al. have created a small, inexpensive and highly accurate gyroscope that could enable autonomous cars and drones to stay on track without a GPS signal. March 23, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter ...


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Designing lightweight glass for efficient cars and wind turbines

U-M Engineering researcher Liang Qi et. al. have created a lightweight glass to be used with wind turbines and cars that provide similar strengths as metals, but with less weight. March 24, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology ...


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Big data, small footprint

U-M Engineering researchers led by Associate Professor Harsha Madhyastha and Assistant Professor Mosharaf Chowdhury have discovered a way for tech companies, banks and health systems to squeeze more capacity out of our existing infrastructure. March 24, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering ...


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Using machine learning to detect disease before symptoms manifest

Engineering Professor Alfred Hero explains how his work with electrical and computer engineering helps to predict the transmission of COVID-19 among people who are pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic. March 25, 2020. #Featured #FeaturedScience #5-15mins #Engineering #web...