In the News Monday, November 20, 2017

How India can get autonomous cars—despite crazy drivers, jaywalkers, and cows

Alec D. Gallimore, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, is quoted. Quartz India reports.

Business Insider Tuesday, November 7, 2017

University of Michigan partners with Cavium on Big Data computing platform for UM Researchers

Cavium™, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable secure and intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking and the University of Michigan today announced a new partnership that will position U-M as a leader in data-intensive scientific research by creating a powerful Big Data computing cluster using dual socket servers powered by Cavium’s ThunderX® ARMv8-A workload optimized processors.

Huffington Post Friday, November 3, 2017

NASA’s ion engine for Mars has made a big leap

Alec D. Gallimore, Robert J Vlasic Dean of Engineering and AERO professor, is quoted.

Popular Mechanics Thursday, October 26, 2017

‘Mars engine’ shatters records for ion propulsion

Alec D. Gallimore, Robert J Vlasic Dean of Engineering, is quoted.

In the News Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Will passengers ever fly on pilotless planes?

The technology is progressing quickly, but the main challenge may be overcoming our fears.

Engadget Thursday, October 19, 2017

The robots that will sweep Earth’s skies

In 2011, Michigan Engineering and Raytheon BBN Technologies teamed up to devise the Space Debris Elimination (SPaDE) system.

WXYZ Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Technology developed at University of Michigan may help send people to Mars

Alec D. Gallimore, the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, is quoted.

In the News Tuesday, October 17, 2017

NASA’s record-breaking ion thruster engine could take us to Mars

Project leader Alec Gallimore, who is also dean of engineering at the University of Michigan, expressed his optimism about the impressive results: “We have shown that X3 can operate at over 100 kW of power.”

Space.com Friday, October 13, 2017

Ion thruster prototype breaks records in tests, could send humans to Mars

Alec D. Gallimore, Robert J Vlasic Dean of Engineering, is quoted.

NBC Thursday, October 12, 2017

Self-flying planes may arrive sooner than you think. Here’s why

Ella Atkins, AERO and EECS professor, is quoted.