Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Alumnus Peter Wurman inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Wurman and his cofounders were recognized for their invention of the Kiva system, a revolutionary warehouse order fulfillment system that uses mobile robots and control software to bring inventory shelves to workers.|Short Read
Hun-Seok Kim

Hun-Seok Kim receives CAREER Award to facilitate Internet of Things connectivity

Kim takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackle challenges in heterogeneous classes of energy-efficient and versatile communication systems.|Short Read
An electron microscope image shows the semiconductor nanowires. These deliver electrons to metal nanoparticles, which turn carbon dioxide and water into methane. Credit: Baowen Zhou, Mi Group, University of Michigan.

‘Green methane’ from artificial photosynthesis could recycle CO2

A catalyst on a solar panel can make methane, the main component of natural gas, with carbon dioxide, water and sunlight.|Medium Read
Voting machines at library

Not enough voters detecting ballot errors and potential hacks, study finds

Researchers carried out the first study on voter behavior with electronic assistive devices, found 93% missed incorrect ballots.|Short Read
Strickland and Mourou

Nobel Prize winners talk research, Nobel ceremony, and are remembered by U-M colleagues

From rubbing elbows with royalty to finding yourself a casual seatmate to a member of U2, Professor Emeritus Gérard Mourou, Prof. Donna Strickland, and their former U-M colleagues shared their experiences and reflections on the 2018 Nobel Prize ceremony. |Long Read
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CRA recognizes three outstanding undergraduate researchers

The three students were given Honorable Mentions for their interdisciplinary projects.|Short Read
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Team receives award for diversity leadership

Co-chaired by Dr. David Chesney, the team was formed to address how disabled students experience campus.|Short Read
Students in front of their poster

Machine Learning takes over the EECS Atrium

Students in EECS 545: Machine Learning, taught by Prof. AL Hero, presented their final projects in a poster session sponsored by KLA. |Short Read
Overhead shot of people milling around the poster session

7th Annual LNF Symposium brings together industry, academia for a celebration of nanoscale research

ECE professors and students were key members of this year’s event and took away top prizes for the poster competition. |Short Read
Various participants test out iGYM

Creating a place where kids of all abilities can play together

Prof. Hun-Seok Kim helped design iGYM, an augmented reality system that allows disabled and able-bodied people to play physical games together. |Medium Read
Group photo of SHPE members at National Convention 2019.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers makes connections, builds relationships at annual convention

At the largest convention for Hispanic STEM students and professionals, U-M students attended career panels and workshops while networking with a variety of big-name companies. |Short Read

Three faculty earn MIDAS grants to broaden the frontiers of data science

This round of funding strongly encourages pioneering work with the potential for major expansion.|Short Read