n an effort to bridge the gap between university research and industry needs and to bring more nanotechnologies to market, more than 150 researchers and manufacturers will attend a workshop on nano- and micro-scale manufacturing.
After the devastating Oklahoma tornado on May 20, Michigan Engineering professor James Wight discusses how a tornado causes damage to structures and what might be done to prevent casualties in future events. He explains how important the roof of a structure is in terms of stability, and how shelters could be built in schools and other buildings that house large numbers of people.
In the month leading up to the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, Ann Arbor start ups have been attracting attention from venture capital. Web-based start up Seelio is one of four companies that have closed funding rounds recently, receiving over 900,000 dollars.
The type of sensors that pick up the rhythm of a beating heart in implanted cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers are vulnerable to tampering, according to a new study conducted in controlled laboratory conditions.