By Department

Electron transfer discovery is a step toward viable grid-scale batteries

The liquid electrolytes in flow batteries provide a bridge to help carry electrons into electrodes, and that changes how chemical engineers think about efficiency.|Short Read
Kristine Svinicki portrait

NERS Alum Kristine Svinicki is stepping down as Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Svinicki’s role at the top of the NRC spanned three U.S. presidencies.|Medium Read
Kaleo Roberts

Kaleo Roberts receives scholarship from the American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Roberts works to improve remote sensing of soil moisture, which is important for environmental conservation, natural resource management, and agriculture.|Short Read
Prof. Chad Jenkins

Chad Jenkins named Fellow of AAAI

Jenkins is a prolific researcher in human-robot interaction and a leader in ensuring robotics and AI are accessible to everyone.|Short Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

Rada Mihalcea named Fellow of AAAI

Mihalcea is known for her outstanding research in natural language processing and commitment to engaging more women in the field of computing.|Short Read
CLASP PhD student Chongxing Fan

PhD candidate selected for Rackham Fellowship

The Rackham International Student Fellowship assists outstanding international students in their studies.|Short Read
Portraits of Jessica Petras, Christine Kropelnyckyj, Amy Shepherd and Tom Yavaraski

Four staff members receive departmental awards

The Annual Staff Excellence Award and Extra Mile Awards honor outstanding CEE staff.|Short Read
Laser hitting Alexa

Hacking reality

Microphones that “hear” light; microprocessors that “tell” us secrets; self-driving cars that “see” fake objects; sensors that “feel” the wrong temperature. Our devices are under attack in new, increasingly sophisticated ways. Security researchers at CSE are exploring the limits of hardware and finding new, sobering vulnerabilities in our computers and homes. |Long Read
Graphic of DNA and data

Precision health in the palm of your hand

Recent breakthrough developments in technologies for real-time genome sequencing, analysis, and diagnosis are poised to deliver a new standard of personalized care.|Long Read
Kids learning in the classroom with laptops

How CS is changing education

Embedding coding into high school history class; building eBooks to broaden participation in computing; and rolling out digital tools for collaborative K-5 learning. Michigan researchers are taking on the big challenges to integrating computing into everyone’s education.|Long Read
A puzzle of a lock and math equations comes together on-screen

Building a testing-free future

How automated guarantees that our most complex programs are secure and trustworthy can save us time, money, and anxiety.|Long Read
A student holding a MiTEE cubeset

Pioneering a way to keep very small satellites in orbit

More than 250 students had a hand in a satellite scheduled to launch on January 17th, the first in space for a project to keep nanosats in orbit by harnessing Earth’s magnetic field. |Medium Read