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Nobody reads privacy policies – here’s how to fix that

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Kevin Fu

Kevin Fu recognized with Regents’ Award for Distinguished Public Service

Kevin Fu has been recognized for informing policy makers and Congress about issues in computer security.|Medium Read
Researchers gather data

Using University of Michigan buildings as batteries

How a building's thermal energy can help the power grid accommodate more renewable energy sources.|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Student’s digital art makes the Cube even more interactive

Keenan Rebara hopes to add to the fun of spinning the Cube using his a bit of physics and sensors.|Short Read

Bionic heart tissue: U-Michigan part of $20M center

Scar tissue left over from heart attacks creates dead zones that don’t beat. Bioengineered patches could fix that.|Medium Read
Prof. Grizzle's group working on robotic exoskeleton

Getting people moving – Walking exoskeletons could mobilize disabled patients

Prof. Jessy Grizzle has long said that his work in robotics could one day be used to help the disabled. Now he and his group, alongside French company Wandercraft, are working to make that claim a reality in the form of walking exoskeletons.|Medium Read
Cassie robot takes her first steps

Latest two-legged walking robot arrives at Michigan

Built to handle falls, and with two extra motors in each leg, the new robot will help U-M roboticists take independent robotic walking to a whole new level.|Medium Read
A server room inside a data center.

“Learning database” speeds queries from hours to seconds

Verdict can make databases deliver answers more than 200 times faster while maintaining 99 percent accuracy. |Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

BigANT tackles the wave field

Prof. Shai Revzen's lab in ECE has developed an inexpensive technique to rapidly fabricate a variety of useful robots.|Short Read
Electrify students

High School Students Experience High Tech and Michigan’s Electrify Camps

A select group of high school students spent a week in classes and labs as they participated in the Electrify Tech Camps to learn just a few things that go on in Electrical and Computer Engineering.|Short Read
Portrait of Jenna Weins

Precision health pioneer named to MIT Technology Review innovator list

The national magazine recognized Jenna Wiens among its 2017 35 Innovators Under 35.|Short Read
Student tests assistive software

Designing for our own

CSE students designed technology for a fellow student who returned after a decade away because of a brain hemorrhage. |Medium Read