Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Kamal Sarabandi

Kamal Sarabandi named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Sarabandi is an internationally-renowned researcher in the areas of applied electromagnetics and remote sensing.|Medium Read
Image of Cancer spheres treated by doxorubicin.

Enabling large-scale testing of cancer drugs with machine learning

Prof. Euisik Yoon and his team developed a new machine learning tool that enables large-scale testing of cancer drug effectiveness with microfluidics. |Medium Read

Michigan team competes in Amazon challenge to make AI more engaging

The team of twelve students is one of ten worldwide working to give Amazon’s Alexa more human-like conversational skills.|Long Read
Prof. Chad Jenkins

Chad Jenkins named Fellow of the AAAS

Jenkins was recognized for his work on human-robot interaction and methods that enable robots to learn human skills.|Short Read

CSE faculty funded for three precision health projects

Precision Health brings the best and brightest at U-M together to develop new science, translate that into treatment, and evaluate and increase the public health impact of effective therapies. |Short Read

Best Student Paper Award for work on faster network classification for machine learning

Comparing graphs the team's tool is up to an order of magnitude faster than competitive baselines.|Short Read
Petersen group

ECE Distinguished Seminar Series kicks off with MEMS Pioneer and Inventor, Kurt Petersen

Dr. Kurt Petersen, Co-Chair of HardTech Group at Silicon Valley Band of Angels and 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient, presented on “60 Years of MEMS Start-up Companies.” |Short Read

New student tool gets chips from lab to fab faster than ever

The open-source system cuts a key step in chip testing down from days or weeks to a couple hours, on average.|Medium Read
Scientist in the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility uses a computer inside of a clean room

Beyond Moore’s Law: taking transistor arrays into the third dimension

Thin film transistors stacked on top of a state-of-the-art silicon chip could help shrink electronics while improving performance.|Medium Read
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Michigan Programming Teams Compete Regionally; One Team Advances to National Finals

Student programmers from Michigan are competing in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, the world's most prestigious student programming competition.|Short Read

Researchers design new solution to widespread side-channel attacks

The proposal provides a chip-level safeguard against sensitive data being transmitted after it’s accessed.|Medium Read
Laser on Google Home

A laser pointer could hack your voice-controlled virtual assistant

Researchers identified a vulnerability that allows a microphone to 'unwittingly listen to light as if it were sound'|Medium Read