Software that squeezes more life out of electric vehicle batteries. Healthy meals in Red Box-style vending machines. Technology that could let quadriplegic people control a wheelchair or even a car with their eyes. And a non-profit that offers community coding classes in Detroit.
Typical autonomous vehicle sensors are useless on snow-covered roads, but researchers at U-M and Ford are collaborating on a solution.
In Michigan and on U-M's 32-acre Mcity simulated urban environment, they have conducted what they believe are the industry's first tests of autonomous vehicles in wintry conditions.
Huei Peng has been named director of U-M's Mobility Transformation Center, an interdisciplinary research unit of the U-M Office of Research, and Carrie Morton has been appointed deputy director of the MTC.
Two new U.S. Department of Energy grants that total $5.4 million will let University of Michigan engineering researchers work on "transformational" engine and battery projects.
Their efforts could lead to efficiency gains in cars and trucks, the electrical grid and beyond.
On the former sites of vacant Detroit homes, University of Michigan researchers and their partners have built innovative gardens that help manage stormwater while removing neighborhood blight.
Could vehicles that communicate with each other and their surroundings, helping drivers avoid crashes, also save energy?
The University of Michigan is working with two U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories to study whether connected and automated vehicles could help people drive more efficiently.
Kura Oncology Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that develops therapies for cancer patients, is now trading on the NASDAQ after an initial public offering.
A "dream team" of experts in sensors, electronics, data analysis and neuroscience has been awarded a $5 million grant to help unravel the mysteries of the brain and cross-train an international group of neuroscientists and engineers.
In one of the closest World Solar Challenges in the history of the 1,800-mile sun-powered auto race, the University of Michigan was the first American team to cross the finish line in Adelaide, Australia.
Sakti3, a University of Michigan startup that pioneered a new battery platform, has been purchased by Dyson in a $90 million deal that follows an initial investment of $15 million earlier this year.
The nation's top solar car racing team from the University of Michigan will hit the starting line this weekend for the World Solar Challenge — an 1,800-mile journey through the Australian Outback.
He designs algorithms to optimize ship speeds for competing needs. She studies the science of motivation to understand what makes people stick to their health and fitness goals.
The University of Michigan's James Sayer will be honored at the White House Tuesday for his leadership in advancing connected and automated transportation.
The University of Michigan will be one of the sponsoring universities when the Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative holds its annual Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium on Oct. 23 at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.
The University of Michigan announced a partnership Monday with global nonprofit online learning destination edX, further expanding the university's experimentation with digital learning and learning analytics.
The opening of the U-M Energy Institute's Battery Fabrication and Characterization User Facility, or Battery Lab, on Friday further expands the Midwest's rapidly growing battery research and manufacturing capabilities.
A University of Michigan engineering professor will lead a national consortium to identify emerging advanced manufacturing technologies to enhance the country's innovation ecosystem, manufacturing competitiveness and national security, the White House announced Friday.
The University of Michigan spurred a record 19 startups last year, up from 14 a year ago, reflecting the substantial activity connected to its faculty's rich array of research discoveries.
U-M Tech Transfer set several records for annual performance in fiscal year 2015 including patents, agreements, startups and revenue.
A doctor asked the overarching question of why kids die in the intensive care unit.
It occurred to him there wasn't a quick way to check their immune systems. Today's tests can take more than 24 hours. If a child is suffering from sepsis — an overwhelming inflammatory response to infection — the wait could be deadly.
Sustainability incentive program