EECS: Computer Science and Engineering

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UpNext team

Party for the people: UpNext app lets users shape the playlist

CS students want to empower party-goers and democratize the dancefloor.|Short Read
Science Olympiad team

Michigan’s first Science Olympiad invitational – for students, by students

The University of Michigan offered the state’s first invitational competition run by Olympiad alumni.|Medium Read
Zhongjun Jin

Tool for structuring data creates efficiency for data scientists

Foofah is a tool that can help to minimize the effort and required background knowledge needed to clean up data.|Medium Read
Geoalign

Finding meaning in varied data

Jie Song devised a method to combine summarized datasets that group information by incompatible units.|Short Read
M-Fly 2018 team

M-Fly’s season ends with top-10 finishes, new autonomous plane

This year the team tackled their first autonomous aircraft.|Short Read
Mars Rover 2018 team

Mars Rover Team tackles major redesign, places in top 10 at competition

This year’s model, “Phoebe,” received a major design overhaul that gave her a speed boost and new codebase that can be used for years to come.|Short Read
Wilka Carvalho

Exploring the source of social stereotypes

Carvalho plans to pursue research at the intersection of reinforcement learning, machine learning, and computational cognitive science.|Short Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

Faculty spotlight: Rada Mihalcea

Rada Mihalcea is a rock star professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at U-M's College of Engineering and a champion for the growth and retention of women in that field.|Medium Read
Undocumented phone security

Undocumented immigrants’ privacy at risk online, on phones

When it comes to their smartphones, immigrants struggle to apply instinctive caution, according to a study by a team of University of Michigan researchers.|Short Read
Michael Cafarella

Cafarella Receives VLDB Test of Time Award for Structured Web Data Search

This award is given to the VLDB paper published ten years earlier that has had the most influence since its publication. |Short Read
Close up of a traffic light

Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities

The day when cars can talk to each other – and to traffic lights, stop signs, guardrails and even pavement markings – is rapidly approaching. |Medium Read
Large-scale data center

Designing a flexible future for massive data centers

A new approach recreates the power of a large server by linking up and pooling the resources of smaller computers with fast networking technology.|Medium Read