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December 1, 2015

University receives $5.4M for energy efficiency projects

Two new U.S. Department of Energy grants that total $5.4 million will let University of Michigan engineering researchers work on "transformational" engine and battery projects.

Their efforts could lead to efficiency gains in cars and trucks, the electrical grid and beyond.

October 2, 2015

U-M Energy Institute opens world-class battery research lab

The opening of the U-M Energy Institute's Battery Fabrication and Characterization User Facility, or Battery Lab, on Friday further expands the Midwest's rapidly growing battery research and manufacturing capabilities.

September 17, 2015

$12M renovation begins at U-M's nuclear engineering labs

After more than a decade of carefully dismantling U-M's nuclear reactor and clearing the building of radiation, the university initiated the facility’s second life as the Nuclear Engineering Laboratory on Thursday with a "wallbreaking" ceremony to kick off construction.

March 28, 2014

Shale gas symposium focuses on benefits for manufacturing

Numerous government and corporate speakers extolled the benefits of increased shale gas production to the American economy, while urging that efforts continue to provide environmental protections, at a Washington, D.C., symposium led by U-M.

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