Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Prof. Mavalvala, Prof. Theodore Norris, and Prof. Steven Cundiff

A world-shaking discovery 100 years in the making

Prof. Nergis Mavalvala detailed the history and science behind the discovery of gravitational waves as the inaugural recipient of the M. Alten Gilleo Distinguished Lectureship|Medium Read
When a website blocks access, it sometimes delivers a notice saying so. Screenshot from airbnb.com, CC BY-ND

The web really isn’t worldwide – every country has different access

Users from certain countries can’t visit certain websites because a corporation halfway around the world has made a decision to deny them access.|Medium Read

ECE and data science: a natural connection

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) faculty and students at Michigan are part of the revolution in data science that is happening today.|Long Read
Makeathon participants, creators, and judges

Hacking the perfect melody

Project Music brought together students from all backgrounds across the university to originate musically-inspired creations for the first Music Makeathon.|Medium Read
Prof. Pallab Bhattacharya with a background of quantum dots for red-emitting diode lasers.

Pallab Bhattacharya to receive 2019 IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal

Bhattacharya honored for the development and commercialization of quantum dot lasers.|Medium Read
Mingyan Liu presents the Honorable Zachary Lemnios with the ECE Alumni Impact Award

Zachary Lemnios: Helping to shape the new Frontier in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Honorable Zachary Lemnios, recipient of the 2018 ECE Alumni Impact Award, believes we are entering the Golden Age of Engineering. |Medium Read
Havel Liu (BSE CE) and teammates Taylor Sun (BSE ME), Jeff Yin (BSE CE), and Andres Penaranda (MSE AERO).

Miniature satellites to maximize global communication

Havel Liu is working on a project to revolutionize satellite systems, improving communications during natural disasters and providing a blueprint for receiving future interplanetary voicemails|Medium Read
AI Panel

New annual symposium celebrates 30 years of AI at Michigan

The Michigan AI Lab at CSE celebrated 30 years of leading research with its first annual AI Symposium, AI for Society.|Short Read
Adasa interface

Helping drivers use smart cars smarter

This conversational in-vehicle digital assistant can respond to drivers’ questions and commands in natural language|Medium Read
A transparent aerogel could reduce the energy loss in absorbers for solar thermal power plants by 67 percent. Credit: Lenert Lab, Michigan Engineering

$1.6M for solar cell windows and high-temperature solar power

New sustainability research garners support from Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office. |Medium Read
Drone diagram

Using drones, a new software tool can bring LTE networks anywhere

SkyCore is a complete software solution to deploying mobile networks on unmanned drones|Short Read

A window into the future of solar power

Windows in the buildings of the future could double as efficient solar cells.|Medium Read