EECS: Computer Science and Engineering

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Alumnus Peter Wurman inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Wurman and his cofounders were recognized for their invention of the Kiva system, a revolutionary warehouse order fulfillment system that uses mobile robots and control software to bring inventory shelves to workers.|Short Read
Voting machines at library

Not enough voters detecting ballot errors and potential hacks, study finds

Researchers carried out the first study on voter behavior with electronic assistive devices, found 93% missed incorrect ballots.|Short Read
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CRA recognizes three outstanding undergraduate researchers

The three students were given Honorable Mentions for their interdisciplinary projects.|Short Read
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Team receives award for diversity leadership

Co-chaired by Dr. David Chesney, the team was formed to address how disabled students experience campus.|Short Read

Three faculty earn MIDAS grants to broaden the frontiers of data science

This round of funding strongly encourages pioneering work with the potential for major expansion.|Short Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

Rada Mihalcea named Fellow of the ACM

Mihalcea is recognized for her outstanding research on natural language processing.|Short Read
Danai Koutra

Danai Koutra named Morris Wellman Professor

Koutra specializes in advancing network methods to speed up a variety of big data applications.|Short Read
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Panel of women in computing offers career insights

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Michigan team competes in Amazon challenge to make AI more engaging

The team of twelve students is one of ten worldwide working to give Amazon’s Alexa more human-like conversational skills.|Long Read
Prof. Chad Jenkins

Chad Jenkins named Fellow of the AAAS

Jenkins was recognized for his work on human-robot interaction and methods that enable robots to learn human skills.|Short Read

CSE faculty funded for three precision health projects

Precision Health brings the best and brightest at U-M together to develop new science, translate that into treatment, and evaluate and increase the public health impact of effective therapies. |Short Read

Best Student Paper Award for work on faster network classification for machine learning

Comparing graphs the team's tool is up to an order of magnitude faster than competitive baselines.|Short Read