To control the coronavirus spread, the U.S. needs to get the most value out of the limited testing capacity it has.
Industrial and Operations Engineering
How much coronavirus testing is enough? States could learn from retailers as they ramp up
Helping Michigan Medicine workers during COVID-19
New website pairs workers with volunteers ready to help.
Making wind power more predictable: A Q&A with Eunshin Byon
Predictive modeling could help power companies get more consistent output from renewables.
Tackling COVID-19 problems with industrial engineering
Lessons learned from optimizing retail could help optimize our COVID-19 response.
Logistics during COVID-19: Researcher creates an operations model cheat sheet
A University of Michigan engineering researcher has pulled together a cheat sheet.
Medical supply chains are fragile in the best of times and COVID-19 will test their strength
The pipeline of pharmaceuticals is easily disrupted.
Why automakers could pivot to making ventilators
Perspective from engineers with experience in the auto industry.
Stronger, faster, further
Charting a path to powered exoskeletons: A Q&A with Leia Stirling
How self-driving car subsidies could carry us through the ‘dark age’ of deployment
A game-theory approach identifies which policy could support autonomous vehicles’ market penetration—and environmental benefits
What humans want, in an automated car
U-M researchers examined how a person’s perception of safety in an autonomous vehicle was influenced by its “personality” traits.
How opt-out organ donation could affect U.S. waiting lists
A lack of consent plays a role in preventing donation from up to 40% of otherwise eligible donors.
An inclusive autonomous shuttle for those with physical disabilities
Proof-of-concept service will gather systematic, real-world data to put users first.
Talking with touch
Nadine Sarter is pioneering the use of tactile interfaces to build better conversations between machines and humans
Building a language of touch: Nadine Sarter Q&A
How do we improve the communication and coordination between humans and machines?
Predicting the next stock market ‘flash crash’
IOE professor Romesh Saigal discusses ways to anticipate market fluctuations.
Conference comes to my hometown
With Detroit hosting the National Society of Black Engineers conference, the chapter president reflects on what it means to him.