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Hydrogen Fuel Cells: With a Database of 500,000 Materials, Researchers Zero in on Best Bets

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Donald Siegel discusses the recent advances in efficiency and compactability of hydrogen batteries, which are a better option for electric cars than current lithium batteries. April 16, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #Energy #Transportation #MechanicalEngineering #DonaldSiegel ​​​​​


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An International Effort Launches to Determine Best CO2 Utilization Technologies

Global CO2 Initiative at U-M Director Volker Sick and Professor of Engineering Victor Li partner with the European Climate-KIC to develop better carbon dioxide capture and utilization technologies, reducing greenhouse gases. April 16, 2019. #5mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #ClimateSciences #CivilEngineering #Sustainability #Global #VolkerSick #VictorLi


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Ice-proofing Big Structures with a “Beautiful Demonstration of Mechanics”

Professor of Mechanical Engineering Michael Thouless and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Anish Tuteja collaborate to create low interfacial toughness (LIT) coatings for ice-proofing large structures. April 25, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #MaterialsScience #MechanicalEngineering #ClimateSciences #MichaelThouless ​​ #AnishTuteja ​


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New Ice-shedding Coating for Large Surfaces

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Anish Tuteja describes the creation and use of low interfacial toughness coatings to prevent ice buildup on large surfaces. April 25, 2019. #5mins #Engineering #video #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #MaterialsScience #MechanicalEngineering #ClimateSciences #AnishTuteja


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Using Autonomous Drones to Map Methane in Landfills

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Dimitrios Zekkos and students explain the untapped energy potential in landfills and the drones used to map it. April 30, 2019. #5mins #Engineering #video #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #CivilEngineering #Energy #Sustainability #AutonomousVehicles #DimitriosZekkos


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Flying Cars: The Research

School for Environment and Sustainability graduate student Akshat Kasliwal and Engineering graduate student Noah Furbush speak on the initial studies of flying cars and their sustainable applications. April 8, 2019. #5mins #Environment/Sustainability #video #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #Transportation #AutonomousVehicles #Engineering #AkshatKasliwal #NoahFurbush


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Flying Cars in a Sustainable Future

School for Environment and Sustainability Director of the Center of Sustainable Systems Greg Keoleian and his student colleagues discuss their initial research and assessment on flying cars. April 8, 2019. #5mins #EnvironmentandSustainability #video #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Science/Technology #Society #Transportation #Sustainability #Engineering #GregKeoleian


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A Jetsons Future? Assessing the Role of Flying Cars in Sustainable Mobility

U-M Director of the Center for Sustainable Systems Gregory Keoleian and graduate student colleagues assess the sustainable impact of electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, or flying cars, in the future. April 9, 2019. #5-15mins #Environment/Sustainability #web-article #CenterforSustainableSystems #Science/Technology #EnvironmentandSustainability #ElectricalEngineering #Transportation #GregoryKeoleian


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How Air Conditioners Could Advance a Renewable Power Grid

Professors of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Johanna Mathieu and Ian Hiskens develop techniques to balance renewable energy use through the cycling of air conditioning units. February 6, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science/Technology #Science #Technology #Environment/Sustainability #Energy #EnvironmentandSustainability #Environment/Sustainability #ElectricalEngineering #ComputerScience


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‘Air Traffic Control’ for Driverless Cars Could Speed Up Deployment

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Walter Lasecki and UMTRI Researcher Robert Hampshire develop an algorithm to combine artificial and human intelligence to assist autonomous vehicles during times of uncertainty. February 7, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science/Technology #Society #Technology #AutonomousVehicles #Transportation #ElectricalEngineering