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In the news: Michigan Engineering experts May 30 – June 3

Highlights include The Washington Post, Science and the Detroit Free Press.

In The News

Washington Post

May 28

No evidence of exploitation of Dominion voting machine flaws, CISA finds

Alex Halderman’s voting security expertise is cited by CISA and informed its five-page advisory on election security. Halderman is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science.


MAy 31

SK group is the latest Korean conglomerate to expand into nuclear power amid low-carbon boom

Todd Allen discusses the role of nuclear energy in the world’s energy system. Allen is the Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences and professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences.


May 31

Is technology spying on you? New AI could prevent eavesdropping

Andrew Owens explains the significance of another research team’s approach to adversarial attack systems as a privacy method. Owens is an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science.

Science News

June 1

How neutrinos could ensure a submarine’s nuclear fuel isn’t weaponized

Igor Jovanovic explains how non-invasive, neutrino-based methods of monitoring nuclear fuel on submarines could prevent rogue nations from creating weapons. Jovanovic is a professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences.


June 2

A natural gas shortage caused by the war in Ukraine may lead to more painful root canals

Wally Hopp explains how gaps in the U.S. health care system have been known for years, and now we’re forced to “scramble to cope with the crisis.” Hopp is a professor of industrial and operations engineering.

Detroit Free Press

June 3

Opinion: We’ve developed a digital education model that works

Elliot Soloway co-authored an op-ed on the Collabrify Roadmaps Platform, which has free, year-long, standards-aligned curricula for K-5 created by Michigan teachers for use in this environment to teach English language arts, math, science, and social studies. Soloway is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of electrical engineering and computer science.

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