August 13, 2020

National Science Foundation

  1. March 31, 2020

    Would a sewage surveillance effort help track COVID-19?

    With a $200,000 rapid-response grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers at U-M and Stanford University are exploring whether a community’s wastewater gives an early warning for COVID-19.

  2. February 17, 2020

    Town hall highlights best practices for international engagement

    U-M is taking steps to strengthen transparency and streamline the reporting processes around international engagement, including efforts to centralize disclosure procedures and develop a compliance auditing system.

  3. September 25, 2019

    U-M receives $2M NSF grant to explore data equity systems

    With a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, U-M plans to establish a framework for a national institute enabling research using sensitive data, while preventing misuse and misinterpretation.

  4. September 23, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  5. September 18, 2019

    Most powerful laser in the U.S. to be built at U-M

    The United States is upgrading its laser capabilities with ZEUS, a new 3-petawatt system to be built at U-M. Three petawatts is 3 quadrillion watts, or a 3 followed by 15 zeros.

  6. September 27, 2018

    ‘Active learning’ effort a step toward broader change in higher ed

    U-M is leading a new multi-institutional project that aims to dispel professors’ concerns about the “active learning” teaching method that requires students to participate in their own learning.

  7. July 16, 2018

    Political scientist Arthur Lupia named head of NSF program

    The National Science Foundation has selected U-M researcher Arthur Lupia to serve as the head of its Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences.

  8. September 12, 2017

    U-M part of $20M center working to grow new heart tissue

    U-M is partnering on an ambitious $20 million project with Boston University and Florida International University to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients.

  9. March 27, 2017

    CoE professor Dawn Tilbury to head NSF Engineering Directorate

    The National Science Foundation has selected Dawn Tilbury, a professor and former associate dean for research at the College Engineering, to lead its Directorate for Engineering.

  10. November 3, 2016

    Midwest universities form innovation alliance with $3.5M NSF award

    A new four-university alliance led by U-M will help researchers across the Midwest turn their inventions into marketable products to benefit society.