Comments by Eric Michielssen, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, were featured in an article about U-M's partnership with IBM to use Watson, the company's famous cognitive computing system, to develop applications for a variety of industries.
The Associated Press
Frank Stafford, professor of economics, was interviewed about consumers borrowing against their retirement plans, especially during economic downturns.
Ellen Arruda, professor of of mechanical engineering and macromolecular science and engineering, was quoted in an article about self-healing armor.
Bruce Belzowski, assistant research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, spoke about Toyota's decision to move its U.S. headquarters to Texas.
Dallas Morning News
“The government is trying to play a game that uses worker demands to push its broader economic goals,” said Mary Gallagher, associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Chinese Studies, regarding labor unrest in China.
Comments by Stefan Szymanski, professor of kinesiology, were featured in an article about the Darwinian inequality of European football.
John Tropman, professor of social work, was quoted about research that links distant locations for company meetings with declining stock prices.
The New York Times
Regarding U-M's new testing site for driverless cars, Peter Sweatman, director of the Mobility Transformation Center and U-M Transportation Research Institute, said: "The potential of this technology is truly transformative, opening up broad opportunities in the emerging marketplace."
The Associated Press
Research by Kanishka Misra, assistant professor of marketing, shows that companies should be flexible in deciding how much online content should be free and how much should be behind a paywall.
Business Standard (India)
Philip Potter, assistant professor of political science and public policy, says it is time to take China's Uighar militants seriously: "The attackers have carried only knives and crude bombs, but they and their kind have the potential to reshape both Chinese and international politics."