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Monitors From MSU Engineering Watch For Road, Bridge Defects

As the state of Michigan looks to improve its infrastructure — roads and bridges — a team of Michigan State University researchers think they may have one solution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

The Henry Ford Community College campus. (Photo from Wikimedia Commons, Photographer Dwight Burdette)

HFCC Gets $100,000 Grant To Expand Biotech, Nanotech Programs

Henry Ford Community College’s biotechnology program announced a grant of $100,000 from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan to help HFCC develop a collaborative nanotechnology and microsystems technician training program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

The University of Michigan central campus.

New Twist On Ancient Math Problem Could Improve Medicine, Electronics

A hidden facet of a math problem that goes back to Sanskrit scrolls has just been exposed by nanotechnology researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of Connecticut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2012

Wayne State University (File)

Wayne State Researcher Gets NSF Funding For Neural Implants

Mark Ming-Cheng Cheng, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Wayne State University, received a five-year, $475,000 Faculty Early Career Development grant from the National Science Foundation to study the potential of graphene, a novel carbon material, in the development of a reliable, high-performance, long-term implantable electrode system to improve quality of life using nanotechnology.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

NCMS Survey Shows Big Uses For Small Tech

A survey of more than a quarter of the nation’s approximately 1,200 nanotechnology businesses and institutions finds wide adoption of nanotech in several industries in the United States, including manufacturing and health care. The Great […]


UM Frankel Fund invests in Ambiq Micro

The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business  announced that the Ross School of Business’ Frankel Commercialization Fund, the country’s first student-led pre-seed […]


Smallest UM Logo Demonstrates Advanced Display Tech

In a step toward more efficient, smaller and higher-definition display screens, a University of Michigan professor has developed a new type of color filter made of nano-thin sheets of metal with precisely spaced gratings. The […]