National Science Foundation

  1. February 6, 2024

    U-M part of urine-to-fertilizer effort in Great Lakes consortium

    A $15 million effort to wring both valuable resources and harmful pollutants out of wastewater involves U-M researchers and educators.

  2. November 2, 2023

    Grant to help measure public investments in emerging industries

    The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science has received a $4.5 million federal grant to study how public investments in emerging industries can impact economic development in key technological areas.

  3. September 18, 2023

    U-M center gets $5M to study climate change impacts on water

    U-M researchers will lead a new effort to strengthen the climate change resilience of vulnerable communities that span international boundaries and jurisdictions.

  4. September 13, 2023

    MBGNA work propels center focused on Indigenous people

    U-M is set to play a pivotal role in the newly announced National Science Foundation center that will braid Indigenous knowledge systems with Western science to address some of our most pressing issues.

  5. September 7, 2023

    U-M to lead $30 million complex-particle center

    U-M will lead the Center for Complex Particle Systems, or COMPASS, a five-year, $30 million center intended to bring nature’s efficiency and flexibility to advanced materials and additive manufacturing.

  6. January 23, 2023

    Squirrels that gamble win big in evolutionary fitness

    In a new study led by U-M, scientists found that red squirrels that gambled at the game of reproduction outperformed their counterparts, even if it cost them in the short term.

  7. October 12, 2022

    $1.2M to fund equity-centered engineering curriculum

    The College of Engineering’s effort to rethink engineering education by including the social aspects of engineering practice is now funded with $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation.

  8. September 27, 2022

    Engineering team receives $2M grant to empower mobility

    A College of Engineering research team has received a $2 million NSF grant for a project that looks at long-term ways to provide new solutions for people who use wheelchairs in indoor and outdoor built environments.

  9. September 26, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  10. September 13, 2022

    $5M to enable remote autonomous vehicle testing at Mcity

    Mcity, the university’s test environment for connected and autonomous vehicles, will invest $5.1 million from the National Science Foundation to enable the facility to provide tailor-made simulation scenarios.