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Shilva Shrestha, Environmental Engineering PhD Student, has her temperature checked by Bryan Daniels, DPSS Quartermaster, at the entrance the G.G. Brown Building on North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI on May 26, 2020.

Lights in the labs – and eyes – of researchers coming back to work

'Noncritical' in-person research begins ramping up, with public-health protocols.|Medium Read
The public-facing dashboard uses a color-coded map of the state with breakdowns by region and county.

Web app, dashboard from U-M to inform Michiganders’ return to work

The web tools will help state officials identify potential hotspots as they reopen Michigan to business.|Medium Read

PhD student Laura Andre is awarded Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship from SPIE

Andre was chosen for her outstanding research and commitment to outreach activities.|Short Read
Dennis Sylvester

Dennis Sylvester named Edward S. Davidson Collegiate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sylvester’s innovations in ultra-low-power computing led to the Michigan Micro Mote, the world’s smallest computer.|Medium Read
Student robot project

Instructors mail robot parts, develop video project amid sudden online semester

EECS 373 course instructors quickly pulled together an alternative final project that had students building robots at home.|Medium Read
Graphic of contrast test

Research on human biases in AI learning earns best student paper award

The project demonstrated that a certain bias in humans who train intelligent agents significantly reduced the effectiveness of the training.|Medium Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

Rada Mihalcea named Janice M. Jenkins Collegiate Professor of CSE

Mihalcea specializes in identifying the underlying emotions, beliefs, and values expressed in written text, and using that to draw inferences about the meaning of the text and certain characteristics of the writer.|Short Read

Get to know: Xinyu Wang

“My research has the potential to democratize programming and make it possible for millions of people around the globe to automate otherwise tedious tasks using programming.”|Short Read

Westley Weimer voted 2020 HKN Professor of the Year in CSE

Weimer is well known as a passionate educator, and for going the extra mile to engage with and advocate for students.|Short Read
Medical ventilators in a hospital

Faster than COVID: a computer model that predicts the disease’s next move

Predictive model could help care providers stay safe, anticipate patient needs.|Medium Read
Professors congratulate Prof. Terry on Zoom

Prof. Fred Terry voted 2020 HKN Professor of the Year in ECE

Prof. Terry was teaching Introduction to Electronic Circuits when the classrooms went dark due to COVID-19.|Short Read
An Everactive sensor attached to a pipe. Photo by Evan Dougherty

Battery-free sensor startup takes aim at industrial efficiency

Part of the team that brought us the world’s smallest computer in 2015 brings the future of computing technology into the present. |Medium Read