Touchless respiratory and heart rate measurement for COVID-19 health screening
New technology provides a contactless method to add respiratory rate and heart rate to temperature readings .
Freethink: March 3, 2020
New lasers see into the brain to detect concussions
University of Michigan Engineering researchers’ work to detect distressed cells in the brain is detailed by Freethink.
Toward a portable concussion detector that relies on an infrared laser
By looking at tissue oxygen and cell metabolism at the same time, doctors could have a fast and noninvasive way to monitor the health of brain cells.
A shoe-box-sized chemical detector
Powered by a broadband infrared laser, the device can zero in on the ‘spectral fingerprint region’.
New courses offered by ECE: Winter 2017
As technology changes and advances, so does the range of courses offered by our faculty.
Professor Mohammed Islam Elected IEEE FellowIn recognition of his “contributions to optical fiber based non-linear devices and their applications in telecommunication networks.”
ECE Spinoff Xtera Communications Sets Terms for IPOXtera Communications, founded by Prof. Mohammed Islam, went public in November.
Glucose Monitoring with Lasers
Professor Islam is leading the reconstruction of super continuum lasers he designed to aid the military into a non-invasive tool to measure glucose in the blood system.
Electrify Tech Camps offer high schoolers an electrifying summer
In ECE’s first-ever Electrify Summer Tech Camps, students gathered for three five-day sessions to learn the basics of electrical and computer engineering.
Four EECS companies make Crain’s list of most innovative companies, and one tops the list
This annual ranking of innovative companies in SE Michigan is based on the quality of patents received during the past year.
New laser shows what substances are made of; could be new eyes for military
By shining the laser on a target and analyzing the reflected light, researchers can tell the chemical composition of the target.
Celebrating the birth of a new science
The discovery of nonlinear optics was just one of several Michigan “firsts” that occurred about fifty years ago, and underscores the importance of involving undergrads in research.
New laser could treat acne with telecom technology
The laser could treat acne by targeting the oil-producing sebaceous glands, which are known to be involved in the development of the skin disease.