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U-M student Jeremy Young runs a cylinder combustion simulation in the Michigan Immersive Digital Experience Nexus (MIDEN) in the UM3D Lab Digital Media Commons, located in the Duderstadt Center. The simulation allows for Young to visualize and measure velocity of fluids of different volume points of a cylinder combustion engine.
A scientist tests algae from one of the 180 tanks housed in the Cardinale Lab. There, scientists are growing strains of algae that occur together in nature to determine if we can produce biofuel, while at the same time protecting biodiversity. To learn more about how the lab is utilized to study biodiversity loss and its impact on the goods and services that nature provides, visit http://snre.umich.edu/cardinale/.
Aerospace engineering student Devesh Kumar tests a composite motor blade in the Active Aeroelasticity and Structures Research Laboratory. The unique facility helps foster helicopter research collaboration between U-M and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Learn more about the lab.