Professors Jody R. Lori of the School of Nursing and Rada Mihalcea of the College of Engineering will receive the 2019 Sarah Goddard Power Award, and the School of Nursing will be recognized with the Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award by the Academic Women's Caucus.
Nine University of Michigan students and a faculty member are attending this month’s COP 24 summit in Katowice, Poland, where envoys from nearly 200 countries have gathered to discuss and coordinate the fight against climate change.
The University of Michigan submitted funding requests earlier this fall through the state’s capital outlay process for projects on the university’s three campuses.
A $3 million gift from Toyota Motor Corp. endows the first named professorship in artificial intelligence at the University of Michigan and provides additional funding to support AI and robotics faculty.
In an effort to improve American competitiveness in high-intensity laser research, the U.S. Department of Energy has established LaserNetUS, a $6.8 million initiative that involves the University of Michigan — one of the field’s pioneers.
The University of Michigan’s Council for Disability Concerns has named David Chesney, a lecturer in computer science and engineering, as the 2018 recipient of the James T. Neubacher Award.
With $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, University of Michigan researchers aim to make the long-touted promise of algae as a biofuel source for diesel engines into a reality.
A University of Michigan professor emeritus and laser pioneer has been honored with the world’s most prestigious prize in physics.
Two key players in advanced transportation and mobility research at the University of Michigan are joining forces to more effectively move the sector into the 21st century in ways that are safe and sustainable.
From exploring the uncharted frontier of robotics to giving liberal arts students a way to connect their studies to their goals, the University of Michigan’s current slate of construction and renovation projects will provide faculty, staff and students new spaces to become the leaders and best.
The following profiles represent some of the newest additions to the University of Michigan faculty. The University Record will continue to highlight new faculty members from across campus throughout the semester.
Removing carbon dioxide from the air and turning it into useful products is the long-term goal of a new initiative at the University of Michigan.
Transforming and democratizing chip design. Engineering a reconfigurable computer. Improving wireless communication.
IBM’s announcement that it had produced the world’s smallest computer back in March raised a few eyebrows at the University of Michigan, home of the previous champion of tiny computing.
Now, the Michigan team has gone even smaller, with a device that measures just 0.3 mm to a side — dwarfed by a grain of rice.
Max S. Wicha, a physician-scientist recognized internationally as a leader in cancer stem cell research and immuno-oncology, has been selected as the 2019 Henry Russel Lecturer, considered the university’s highest honor for senior faculty members.
Five faculty members have received one of the University of Michigan's top honors as Distinguished University Professors.
The Board of Regents approved the appointments on June 21. They are effective Sept. 1.
Europa, a moon of Jupiter, has long been suspected of hiding a global ocean beneath its icy surface, and University of Michigan researchers have now found the strongest evidence yet to suggest it has plumes ejecting water from its subsurface into space.
Connected cruise control uses vehicle-to-vehicle communication to let automated vehicles respond to multiple cars at a time in an effort to save energy and improve safety.
University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated its effectiveness on public roads, even when just one automated vehicle is moving among human-driven cars.
As many as one in three women treated for breast cancer undergo unnecessary procedures, but a new method for diagnosing it could do a better job distinguishing between benign and aggressive tumors.
As a young researcher at the University of Heidelberg in his native Germany, Volker Sick worked with universities and schools in several different countries, which helped him understand the value of collaboration between people with different experiences and viewpoints.