The University of Michigan has joined the Public Interest Technology University Network, a new partnership of 21 colleges and universities dedicated to building the nascent field of public interest technology and growing a new generation of civic-minded technologists.
Six faculty members have been recognized for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as this year’s Arthur F. Thurnau Professors.
Three University of Michigan researchers, whose fields include computer science, chemistry and neuroscience, have been named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows, a group of 126 early-career scholars recognized by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Three University of Michigan engineering professors have been inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, one of the profession’s highest honors.
They are among the 86 U.S. and 14 foreign members announced this month, and bring the total NAE membership at U-M to 33.
The new U-M members are:
More strategic control of air conditioners could improve the overall efficiency and reliability of the power grid and make it easier to transition to renewable energy, and that’s the goal of a $2.9 million grant University of Michigan researchers have received from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
Advancing technologies to identify bomb-making nuclear materials, ferret out secret nuclear weapons facilities and detect nuclear detonations anywhere in the world is the aim of a new $25 million program led by the University of Michigan and funded by the Nuclear National Security Administration.
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.