Politico Friday, May 15, 2020

Fauci and Birx’s public withdrawal worries health experts

As Trump clamps down on coronavirus communications, voices of experts give way to those of politicians.

FOX Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Why is there still a coronavirus test kit shortage in the US?

Clyde W Johnson Collegiate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering Mark Daskin’s medical supply chain study is reported in Fox Business.

Time Monday, April 6, 2020

How are states across the U.S. projected to ‘flatten the curve’?

Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering David Hutton explains how to read and anticipate changes in COVID-19 case graphs.

Slate Friday, April 3, 2020

How difficult is it to switch a factory from cars to ventilators?

Clinical Professor of Integrative System and Design Robert Bordley explains the challenges automakers might face while ramping up production to create medical equipment.

FOX Monday, March 23, 2020

Automakers start helping production of medical equipment for coronavirus fight

Clinical Professor of Integrative System and Design Robert Bordley explains how automakers could help produce ventilators.

The New York Times Friday, January 17, 2020

Avoiding carsickness when the cars drive themselves

U-M IOE alum, Monica Jones, an assistant research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, is leading a series of studies with the goal of helping people avoid motion sickness in self-driving cars.

Michigan Radio Monday, January 6, 2020

Researchers: Driverless cars can’t just be safe. They also need to be nice.

U-M researchers, including IOE’s Assistant Professor Jessie Yang, examined how a person’s perception of safety in an autonomous vehicle was influenced by its “personality” traits.

Futurity Thursday, November 14, 2019

People want self-driving cars to share their personality

Even if we don’t have one ourselves, we want to see driverless cars to be agreeable, conscientious, and stable, according to a new study.

Scientific American Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Why machine learning is critical for disaster response

IOE and CEE professor Seth Guikema’s op-ed on the benefits of machine learning is detailed in Scientific American.

Science Monday, September 16, 2019

Scientists engage public on human augmentation

New faculty member, associate professor, Leia Stirling, is one of 10 research scientists and engineers in the fourth contingent of Leshner fellows who participated in intensive training on effective and intentional public outreach about their research and its intersections with society.