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Toward Molecular Computers: First Measurement of Single-molecule Heat Transfer

Mechanical Engineering Professors Edgar Meyhofer and Pramod Reddy construct a device with the capacity and sensitivity to test heat transfer along a single molecule, rather than a string of atoms, increasing the possibility of molecular-powered computers. July 19, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #Science #MechanicalEngineering #ComputerScience #Energy #EdgarMeyhofer #PramodReddy


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Cracking the Cochlea: U-M Team Creates Mathematical Model of Ear’s Speech Center

Mechanical Engineering Professor Karl Grosh uses optical coherence tomography (OCT) to create the first complete computer model of the cochlea, the part of the ear responsible for processing speech. June 21, 2019. #JamesLynch #KarlGrosh # #Engineering #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #web-article #scienceandtechnology #HealthandWellness #MechanicalEngineering #ComputerScience #Mathematics #Otolaryngology ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Open-source Bionic Leg: First-of-its-kind Platform Aims to Rapidly Advance Prosthetics

School of Engineering Professor of Mechanical Engineering Elliott Rouse is the lead designer for U-M's new open-source, artificially intelligent prosthetic leg, using the bionic legs across a range of activities in the lab and out in the community. June 5, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #scienceandtechnology #Robotics #MechanicalEngineering #Design #prosthetics #Technology #NicoleCasalMoore #ElliottRouse ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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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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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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$1.6M for Solar Cell Windows and High-Temperature Solar Power

College of Engineering garners support from Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office for their new sustainability research, focusing on coating windows with thin, transparent solar cells. November 19, 2018. #5-15mins #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science #EnvironmentandSustainability #Research #MechanicalEngineering #ChemicalEngineering #Technology


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Battery Breakthrough: Doubling Performance with Lithium Metal that Doesn’t Catch Fire

Mechanical Engineering researchers discuss their current work on developing lithium metal that doesn’t catch fire. August 15, 2018. # #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science #Technology #ElectricalEngineering #MechanicalEngineering #Research


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Running an LED in Reverse Could Cool Future Computers

College of Engineering researchers discover that harnessing heat flow at the nanoscale while suppressing thermal radiation through reversing LED electrical connections fosters light-based cooling. February 15, 2019. #5-15minutes #Engineering #web-article #DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering #Science #Technology #MechanicalEngineering #Engineering #Batteries ​​​​​​​​​​


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Polar Vortex: U-M Researchers Explain Impacts

U-M climate and space sciences and mechanical engineering experts discuss the impacts of the January 2019 polar vortex on the Great Lakes region, in comparison to record highs in surrounding areas. January 29, 2019. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringNewsCenter #Environment/Sustainability #Society #ClimateChange #ClimateSciences #MechanicalEngineering ​​​​​​​​​