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Increase in corporate research awards at U-M over the past decade
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Corporate visits hosted by our office in FY19
Many events on campus have been cancelled or are virtual events due to safety concerns over Clovid-19. Please check event links for more details.
April 29, 2020 9:00am – 1:30pm Virtual Conference
Automotive Futures’ Automotive Research Conference is addressing current issues facing the industry. Automotive Globalization and the Pandemic: How Will New Trade Relations and the Global Pandemic Affect the Globalization of the Industry?
Automotive Research Center Annual Program Review
May 14-15, 2020 Virtual Event
The annual event brings together members of the automotive research community from across academia, government and industry to share our latest research developments. It is an opportunity to discuss Army-relevant efforts, and to leverage and transfer these efforts to industry.
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Rebecca Cunningham, an emergency medicine physician whose research addresses critical issues ranging from firearm violence to opioid abuse, has been appointed vice president for research. Rebecca Cunningham Cunningham, who has served in an interim capacity since June...
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