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When Real-World Data is Not Enough
Spawning synthetic data from real-world data is an importantaspect of autonomous vehicle training.
When Real-World Data is Not Enough
Spawning synthetic data from real-world data is an importantaspect of autonomous vehicle training.
Base 11 Awards Initial Prizes in $1M+ Student Rocketry Contest
Former astronaut Leland Melvin encourages students to persevere as they continue to build and test their rockets.
University of Michigan Researchers Tout High-Speed 3D Printing Approach
The process employs dual light sources in place of an oxygen membrane to print at 100 times the print speed of conventional offerings.
Mcity Adds Augmented Reality to Driverless Car Testing Roadmap
Researchers make the case for a hybrid autonomous vehicle test process that combines simulated vehicles and traffic scenarios with real-world test drives.
AutoDrive Competition Puts Student Engineers in the AV Driver’s Seat
AutoDrive, sponsored by General Motors and SAE International, is tasking eight university-level student teams with developing and demonstrating a fully autonomous passenger vehicle by the end of year three.
Novum: Space-Grade Solar Arrays and Sleek Aerobody Power Solar Car’s Race Day Chances
The solar car's goal was to use a smaller, more aerodynamic shape while employing higher efficiency, space-grade solar structures to make up the difference.
Patent Aims to Counter Motion Sickness in Self-Driving Cars
The system provides light stimuli in the visual periphery of the passenger to mimic what the rider might see outside, thus eliminating the conflict between vestibular and visual inputs, which is the primary cause of motion sickness in a moving...
Mcity Model IDs Connected Car Security Risks
To help engineers and developers address connected car security threats, the Mcity Threat Identification Model creates a framework that evaluates threats.
V2V Technology: A Work in Progress
Vehicle-to-vehicle communications promise life-saving innovations.
Humans Play Crash Test Dummy Role for Autonomous Vehicle Testing
Standard crash test dummies weren’t optimal for testing the automated braking systems.
UM-Dearborn Students 3D Print Parts for Electric Car with EnvisionTEC
Battery cooling for a Formula SAE Electric race car, thanks to 3D printed ducts.
Students Get Hands Dirty With Integrated Product Design
By tasking students to evaluate a product from a real-world market forces standpoint, they are forced to consider product design trade-offs between feature set, price, market share, aesthetics and usability.
Simulation and Nanotechnology
What’s new in nanotechnology, what’s changed and where you can go for more.
Michigan Pulls Ahead In Autonomous Vehicle Race
Michigan tries to grab the mantle for leadership in connected and autonomous vehicles, a market predicted to reach 129 million vehicles sold between 2020 and 2035.
Sensing Ship Damage
3D printing helps students at the University of Michigan develop low-cost sensors for the U.S. Navy.



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