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Attendees at the ECE Grad Apply Workshop

ECE hosts first Grad School Workshop to showcase benefits of an advanced degree

The workshop attracted students from all over the country and demystified the ECE graduate school experience. |Medium Read
David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester

Blaauw, Sylvester are 2019 Distinguished University Innovators

Pioneering computer technology that is spurring innovation and disruption across industries has earned David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester, professors of electrical engineering and computer science, this year’s Distinguished University Innovator Award.|Medium Read
Stephen Forrest at town hall

Commission on Carbon Neutrality talks progress, environmental justice at town hall

Prof. Stephen Forrest, who serves as co-chair of the commission, attended the forum to address concerns and give updates on the plan of action. |Medium Read
Cassie

A World Record for Robotic Deep Freeze Walking

Cassie Blue, the bipedal robot, takes advantage of the 2019 polar vortex to set a record-breaking walk.|Short Read

Alum named director at major collaborative theory center

Pennock’s research is focused on designing intelligent markets to crowdsource forecasts and improve decision making.|Short Read

NSF grant supports new system for gathering, structuring data with ease

The team intends to create a tool that should make gathering structured data about any topic dramatically easier.|Short Read
Hessam Mahdavifar

Channel Coding for Next Generation 5G and Beyond

With the help of two NSF awards totaling $1.7m, Prof. Hessam Mahdavifar is tackling new problems to improve the reliability of communication systems for 5G and beyond. |Medium Read
Xiaheng Huang conducting lifetime test of the organic solar cells using the high-intensity aging system.

Can organic solar cells last – even into the next millennium? These might.

Finally, proof that organic photovoltaics can be as reliable as inorganic, with real-life desert testing|Short Read

Remote attack on temperature sensors threatens safety in incubators and industry

The researchers demonstrated that an adversary could remotely manipulate the temperature sensor measurements without tampering with the targeted system or triggering automatic temperature alarms.|Short Read
Amulya Parmar

AI-powered Whatsapp Bot fights fake news in India

CE undergrad Amulya Parmar designed a machine learning algorithm to curb fake news as part of the Tavtech Fellowship program.|Short Read
HERCULES laser

Most powerful laser in the US to be built at Michigan

Using extreme light to explore quantum dynamics, advance medicine and more.|Medium Read

7 new faculty in CSE

The new additions to the department offer a breadth of research and educational experience, with projects spanning robotic interaction and the future of programming languages.|Short Read