EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering

featured EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering stories
Kyle Min

Kyle Min awarded Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement

Kyle Min researches how computer vision can analyze law enforcement body cameras.|Short Read
Sijia Geng

Sijia Geng awarded Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement

A PhD student in electrical engineering, Geng researches trajectory sensitivity and renewable energy in microgrids.|Short Read

A Role Model at Raytheon: Katherine Herrick

Katherine Herrick is a leader at Raytheon, and discovered how to be a mentor from her own role models after her time at Michigan.|Medium Read
GRID Solar students

Installing an alternative on spring break

Students put up solar power systems and learned the local issues of a Native American reservation while on spring break.|Medium Read

Solar cells enable self-powered camera

A solar cell combined with a camera sensor collects photons to provide electricity.|Medium Read

Alumnus Garlin Gilchrist II serves as inaugural director of U-M Center for Social Media Responsibility

To address the growing concern of fake news, U-M has formed the School of Information Center for Social Media Responsibility, and hired EECS alumnus Garlin Gilchrist II.|Medium Read
Amazon fulfillment center

ECE Expeditions travels to Seattle

Students met with alumni at companies in the Puget Sound area.|Short Read
Digital composite of human and robot hand

Improving communication between humans and robots in 20 noisy questions

Hero and his team may have discovered a better way to facilitate communication using a twist on the classic game of 20 Questions.|Medium Read
Dmitry Berenson

Dmitry Berenson receives NSF CAREER Award to advance a robot’s ability to handle soft objects

Berenson works to improve the ability of autonomous robots to handle soft, deformable objects.|Short Read
SMAP artist's concept

SMAP Update: A mission to manage water globally

The satellite mission to collect global data of surface soil moisture can help weather forecasting around the world.|Medium Read
Dr. Isaac Porche receives award

Inaugural ECE Willie Hobbs Moore Alumni Lecture: Dr. Isaac R. Porche III

Porche discussed the changing definition of war and how information is playing a greater role than ever.|Medium Read
Free textbooks

Free electrical engineering textbooks for students

The three textbooks cover as many as five undergraduate courses in electrical engineering.|Short Read