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Research Stories

  • Dr. Robert Hampshire receives NSF Convergence Accelerator grant
    MIDAS affiliated faculty and associate professor of public policy at the Ford School, Dr. Robert Hampshire, receives nearly $1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation's Convergence Accelerator.
  • Dr. Mike Cafarella receives funding from NSF's Convergence Accelerator in Harnessing the Data Revolution
    MIDAS affiliated faculty and associate professor in Computer Science and Engineering, Dr. Mike Cafarella, receives funding from the National Science Foundation's Convergence Accelerator in Harnessing the Data Revolution
  • Dr. Sue Hammoud and the Michigan Center for Single-Cell Genomic Data Analytics team awarded $3.7 million
    Dr. Sue Hammoud and the Michigan Center for Single-Cell Genomic Data Analytics team received grants from the Open Philanthropy Project ($2.5 million) and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative ($1.2 million). The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a grant of $2.5 million over four years to the University of Michigan to support research by Drs. Sue Hammoud and Jun Li focused on development of gametes from stem cells. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awarded $1.2 million to Drs. Sue Hammoud, Jun Li, Erica Marsh and Ariella Shikanov to establish a human cell atlas of the female reproductive system, focusing on the ovaries, fallopian tube, and uterus.

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  • Do no harm: a roadmap for responsible machine learning for health care
    MIDAS faculty and Co-director of U-M Precision Health Initiative Jenna Wiens publishes paper outlining responsible machine learning for healthcare.
  • Surpassing the single-atom catalytic activity limit through paired Pt-O-Pt ensemble built from isolated Pt1 atoms
    MIDAS affiliated faculty, Bryan R. Goldsmith, contributed to an article in Nature Communications called Surpassing the single-atom catalytic activity limit through paired Pt-O-Pt ensemble built from isolated Pt1 atoms
  • Geosurveillance, Location Privacy, and Personalization
    MIDAS affiliate faculty member, Syagnik Banerjee's, work on geosurveillance, location privacy, and personalization.

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