$9.95M going to University of Michigan for 20 ‘smart intersections’ in Ann Arbor
A nearly 10M project bringing smart intersections in Ann Arbor is detailed in MLive.
20 ‘smart intersections’ coming to Ann Arbor
Details on a nearly 10M project to bring more smart intersections to Ann Arbor is detailed in WXYZ.
Looking to reopen, colleges become labs for coronavirus tests and tracking apps
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Krista Wigginton tells New York Times that universities are working to find new tools to help them track and curb the spread of COVID-19 on campuses.
Fix for Detroit-area’s aging water pipes could include liners, sensors
A partnership between University of Michigan researchers, Great Lakes Water Authority and Structural Technologies is looking to smart sensors to bolster water pipelines in Detroit, as reported by the Detroit Free Press.
These origami-inspired microbots can execute complicated tasks
CEE Assistant Professor Evgueni Filipov’s microbot research is featured in Interesting Engineering.
Origami principles can unlock the potential of tiny robots
CEE Associate Professor Evgueni Filipov’s microbot research is featured in Slash Gear.
How to clean your N95 mask or face covering with COVID-19
Michigan Engineering research on mask decontamination is featured in Forbes.
The HVAC system of the future swaps thermostats for thermal cameras
Michigan Engineers’ HVAC system accounts for comfort while using less energy, reports Popular Mechanics.
Is it safe to come out of lockdown? Check the sewer
CEE Associate Professor Krista Wigginton explains how wastewater might help us detect coronavirus in a community before it spreads.
In hospitals and labs, researchers find ways to clean and reuse masks
Michigan Engineers are working with medical professionals to find ways to clean and reuse N95s during supply shortages.