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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 Fellow

In recognition of his “contributions to optical fiber based non-linear devices and their applications in telecommunication networks.”

ECE Spinoff Xtera Communications Sets Terms for IPO

Xtera 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.

Laser-based missile defense for helicopters being developed

Protecting helicopters in combat from heat-seeking missiles is the goal of new laser technology created at the University of Michigan and Omni Sciences, Inc., which is a U-M spin-off company.

First Distinguished University Innovator award recipient announced

Professor Mohammed N. Islam is the first recipient of the Distinguished University Innovator Award.