Millions of dollars in seed grants for bold, boundary-crossing work is available to faculty members as U-M launches the third round of Mcubed, a unique funding program that has more than tripled its investment since it launched in 2012.
Anna Stefanopoulou, a mechanical engineer with an expertise in modeling, control and optimization of internal combustion engines, batteries and fuel cells, will become director of the University of Michigan Energy Institute.
Her five-year appointment begins Sept. 1.
Bradford Orr has been appointed associate vice president for research-natural sciences and engineering in the University of Michigan Office of Research.
His three-year appointment, approved June 21 by the Board of Regents, is effective Sept. 1.
Cybercrime costs the world's economy billions of dollars each year, forcing many companies to reshape their policies and procedures to stay ahead of cyber criminals.
The University of Michigan Office of Research will honor four U-M staff members for their outstanding service to the research community.
New Taubman master degree focuses on digital and material technologies
William W. King has been appointed assistant vice president for research-animal resources in the University of Michigan Office of Research. The appointment was effective Jan. 1.
Corporate expenditures on existing University of Michigan research rose to $100.8 million in the past fiscal year.
The U-M Business Engagement Center reported that total corporate investment in U-M — research expenditures coupled with philanthropic contributions — rose to $142.8 million.
The total volume of research at the University of Michigan reached a record high of $1.48 billion in the fiscal year that ended June 30, a 6.4 percent increase from the previous year.
The U-M Office of Research is now accepting nominations from across all three campuses for our annual Research Administrator Recognition Award, and for the Research Technical Staff Recognition Award.
The awards honor the service of those staff members who participate in the research process itself.
A new ranking shows the research strength of the University of Michigan in the natural sciences, placing it in the top 10 of American institutions for producing articles in the most selective science publications.
The university placed fourth among publicly funded institutions.
An outdoor fly lab for testing autonomous aerial vehicles is coming to the University of Michigan's College of Engineering this fall, adding to the university's spate of advanced robotics facilities.
Michael J. Imperiale has been appointed associate vice president for research–research policy and compliance in the University of Michigan Office of Research.
As part of an ongoing initiative to strengthen the university's culture of laboratory and research safety, the U-M Office of Research and the Department of Environment, Health & Safety have launched a new campaign to boost awareness and effectiveness of safety practices.
Rebecca M. Cunningham has been appointed associate vice president for research-health sciences in the University of Michigan Office of Research. Her three-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective May 1.
The Office of Research will recognize six University of Michigan staff members for their outstanding research service.
The U-M Office of Research is now accepting nominations from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses for the annual Research Administrator Recognition Award and for the newly created Research Technical Staff Recognition Award, which will honor the service of those staff members who participate in the research process itself.
Michigan, Ohio and Indiana make up the most industrialized region of the country, but these three states have lost more than 200,000 manufacturing jobs over the last decade.
Meanwhile, U.S. manufacturing imports have grown by more than $500 billion.
Nicholas Wigginton has been appointed assistant vice president for research–research initiatives in the University of Michigan Office of Research, effective Nov. 1.
The University of Michigan on Thursday launched the Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, a new research program that draws on experts from a wide range of faculty and students across campus, Michigan Athletics and industry partners to optimize physical performance and health for athletes and exercisers of all ages and abilities.