Environmentally-friendly chrome-like finish for cars supports wireless sensing technologies for vehicle safetyProf. L. Jay Guo led the design of novel thin film structures that mimic the chrome appearance, but are made with environmentally benign materials, which also work well with autonomous technology.
Yakshita Malhotra honored for micro-LED research that could define the future of automotive displaysMalhotra’s work on micro-LEDs could lead to more efficient, higher resolution automotive displays capable of supporting augmented reality applications.
Engineering toughECE alum Linda Zhang has the daunting task of bringing America's bestselling vehicle into the electric age.
Michigan Electric Racing takes first place at Formula SAE MichiganThe student team overcame a year of pandemic-related challenges and completed a near perfect sweep of the Electric Vehicle Class events.
Professors Jay Guo and Zetian Mi awarded MTRAC funding for research in autonomous and green vehicles
Guo is working to boost the visibility of autonomous cars for improved safety, and Mi is building a prototype solar hydrogen production system that could out-compete electric cars.
From semiconductors to driverless cars, students got an inside look at the Ann Arbor tech industry for ECE Expeditions
Students toured KLA, a global capital equipment company, and Quantum Signal AI, a startup recently acquired by Ford to make robotaxis and driverless delivery vehicles a reality within two years.
Hailing the future of autonomous taxis
Ford acquires Quantum Signal AI, founded by ECE alum Mitchell Rohde, to make robotaxis and driverless delivery vehicles a reality within two years.
Baja Racing breaks records while leaving the competition in the dust
Breaking the all-time record for highest cumulative season score, the team took home the 1st Place Mike Schmidt Memorial Iron Team Award.
New DOE project aims to convert a traditional engine into a hybrid OP engine with the help of control algorithms
A new project funded by ARPA-E partners Achates Power and the University of Michigan in the development of a novel hybrid electric engine.
Rick Flores leads a partnership of automakers into the autonomous future
Flores leads the development of frameworks for autonomous driving, connectivity, and electronic controls.
Piston Group Leader Amit Singhi’s Four-Point Play to Life
With an engineering background, Singhi has excelled in business.
Professor Emeritus Ribbens publishes 8th edition of Understanding Automotive Electronics
MHybrid takes on major design overhaul
The Michigan Hybrid Racing (MHybrid) team took their latest creation to the Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in May.
Students in EECS 418 rewarded for optimizing stop/start technology for auto applications
Stop/start is a new system being introduced into the North American automobile market to improve fuel economy while cutting down on pollution.
Necmiye Ozay receives CAREER award for research in cyber-physical systems
Cyber-physical systems are smart, networked systems with embedded sensors, processors, and actuators that are designed to interact with the physical world.
New Michigan-Saudi Arabia collaboration promises exciting new research – beginning with the auto industry
KACST will provide manpower and will collaborate with Michigan faculty and students on their projects.
HEV fuel economy meets drivability in Outstanding Control Systems Paper
The research aimed to find a happy medium between fuel economy and drivability in hybrid electric vehicles.
Shayna Simon – From intern to full-time, making company experience matter
Shayna recently accepted a job offer at General Motors, and will dive into a position in infotainment there after school.
Andrew Farah: the spark behind the Volt
Andrew Farah (BSE CE 1982; MSE Electrical Science 1984) was one of the chief architects behind the groundbreaking Chevy Volt.
Prof. Jessy Grizzle Honored with Hendrik W. Bode Lecture Prize from IEEE Control Systems SocietyThis prestigious honor recognizes distinguished contributions to control systems science and engineering.
Ford, U of M explore new ways to speed development of future hybrid vehicles
“The main goal of this project,” explained Opila, “is to bring advanced methods to HEV and plug-in HEV design.”