The Latest: 5.4M people under hurricane watches, warnings
Associate Professor of IOE and CEE Seth Guikema discusses the impact of Hurricane Florence.
Fixes to Detroit schools’ water problems won’t come cheap
CEE professor Peter Adriaens discusses the challenges of financing water fixes with Crain’s Business Detroit.
University of Michigan says wearable sensors can improve construction safety and profitability
A Q&A with wearable sensors researcher Jeff Sakamoto is featured in For Construction Pros.
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe aims to bring the sun’s mysteries to light
CLaSP professor Justin Kasper discusses the science and logistics of getting Parker Solar Probe close to the sun.
University of Michigan’s $10M funding program aims to encourage big, daring ideas
The Blue Sky Initiative is part of the University of Michigan College of Engineering’s new internal research funding approach that’s based on a startup investment model.
U of M high-performance concrete aims to improve Michigan roads
Sherif El-Tawil, CEE professor, and his team are offering the high-performance concrete formula free of charge.
Toyota’s V-2-V technology would allow cars to talk to each other on the highway
Jim Sayer, director of the U-M Transportation Research Institute and adjunct CEE professor, is quoted.
Driverless shuttles introduced at University of Michigan
Two autonomous shuttles were launched on U-M’s North Campus.
Driverless shuttle at University of Michigan
The University of Michigan has begun using a driverless shuttle on part of campus, as part of a research project to measure consumer reactions to riding in vehicles without drivers.
To bring on the robocars, scientists must understand how humans ride
U-M research facility Mcity launched two driverless shuttles to study human reactions to autonomous vehicles.