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One-credit class for curious students with no CS background returns this fall

Discover Computer Science provides a basic background in all the skills a student needs to pursue further education in computing.|Short Read
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Student developer builds Long Island commuters a safer, more accurate train app

CS undergrad Ryan O’Connor led front-end development on a major update to Long Island Rail Road’s TrainTime app, helping the country’s biggest commuter line offer socially distanced service.|Medium Read
Server racks with network delay

“Hiding” network latency for fast memory in data centers

A new system called Leap earned a Best Paper award at USENIX ATC ‘20 for producing remote memory access speed on par with local machines over data center networks.|Medium Read

PhD Candidate Ahmed Abdelhady places in Objective Resilience Student Competition

Abdelhady’s work models hurricane damage on residential neighborhoods.|Short Read
Kamal Sarabandi and Navid Barani

Improving cancer and disease treatments by understanding electromagnetic communication among biological cells

Prof. Kamal Sarabandi and ECE PhD student Navid Barani won a best paper award for their research on how biological cells may use electromagnetic signal transmission to communicate.|Short Read
Ester Bentley

Ester Bentley receives NDSEG Fellowship to help the world navigate without GPS

PhD student Ester Bentley designs smaller, better 3D mechanical resonators for use in high-performance gyroscopes to help unmanned systems navigate when GPS signal is jammed or lost. |Short Read
University of Michigan students, staff and faculty members participate in writing messages of inclusion and openness in support of Michigan Engineering international students, faculty and staff.

We value our international community

'Our nation is built on immigration and on the creativity that comes from a diversity of perspectives.'|Medium Read
Portrait of Alyssa DeSimone

PhD Candidate Alyssa DeSimone awarded SFPE grant

Her research in structural fire engineering focuses on modeling fire spread in large compartments. |Short Read
Dusk on the Eda U. Gerstacker Grove on North Campus of the University of Michigan on October 25, 2016.

Making a socially distant campus ‘feel more like home’: Students offer ideas

As campuses across the nation move towards the challenges of fall semester, there’s well-spring of innovation and creativity coming from students. |Medium Read
North Campus in the spring. Photo: Joseph Xu

Nexus at Michigan Engineering prepares to launch new Cybersecurity professional certificate program

As COVID-19 drives a deeper digital skills gap, Michigan Engineering enables students.|Medium Read
Juneteenth, Celebrate Freedom. Pan-african flag drawn with brush in grunge style

EECS Juneteenth celebration features song, readings, and a proposal for change

In observance of the holiday that marks the end of chattel slavery, faculty, students, and alumni performed music, shared personal stories, and presented a proposal to the EECS chairs for initiatives to enhance diversity and equity and realize systemic equality in the department.|Long Read
A group of students test out the Mi-TEE cubesat

84 internships and research fellowships for the pandemic summer

When summer internships fell through, Michigan Engineering staff scrambled to make sure students would still have access to experiential learning.|Medium Read