Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Zakaria Aldeneh selected for IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Aldeneh's research focuses on identifying the features of speech that make human interaction feel natural. |Short Read
Women using a smartphone in the display and technology advances in stores.

Fragmented US privacy rules leave large data loopholes for Facebook and others

Florian Schaub, assistant EECS professor, conducts research on personal privacy.|Medium Read

CSE Graduate Student Xinchen Yan Selected for Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship and Google PhD Fellowship

Xinchen Yan was selected for both fellowships to support his research in machine learning and its application in computer vision, graphics and robotics.|Medium Read
Halderman standing in front of voting machines

‘I hacked an election. So can the Russians.’

Professor Alex Halderman and the New York Times staged a mock election to demonstrate voting machine vulnerability. |Short 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
Drone flying at night in the M-Air facility

M-Air autonomous aerial vehicle outdoor lab opens

Michigan Engineering now hosts advanced robotics facilities for land, air, sea, and space.|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

George I. Haddad Graduate Fellowship Fund endowed

The Fund will provide support to full-time graduate students in the division of Electrical and Computer Engineering|Short Read
traffic jam

Michigan researchers discover vulnerabilities in next-generation connected vehicle technology

The vulnerability allows an attacker to manipulate a new intelligent traffic control algorithm and cause severe traffic jams.|Short Read
A researcher holds a petri dish containing clostridium difficile bacteria

Preventing deadly hospital infections with machine learning

Model successfully applied to data from medical centers with different patient populations, electronic health record systems|Medium Read
Matt Bernhard

CSE PhD student Matt Bernhard on the Facebook data breach

In this video, CSE PhD Student Matt Bernhard weighs in on the matter Facebook data harvesting, such as that done by Cambridge Analytica.|Short Read
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Duplicate text detection system now integrated with conference management software

The system is currently being used by IEEE and ACM, and helps them enforce their new 30%-policy.|Short Read
Shai Revzen

Shai Revzen receives inaugural Robotics Institute Teaching Award for hands-on approach to education

Course encourages students to come up with their own robot designs.|Short Read