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Dennis Sylvester

Dennis Sylvester named Edward S. Davidson Collegiate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sylvester’s innovations in ultra-low-power computing led to the Michigan Micro Mote, the world’s smallest computer.|Medium Read
Student robot project

Instructors mail robot parts, develop video project amid sudden online semester

EECS 373 course instructors quickly pulled together an alternative final project that had students building robots at home.|Medium Read
Graphic of contrast test

Research on human biases in AI learning earns best student paper award

The project demonstrated that a certain bias in humans who train intelligent agents significantly reduced the effectiveness of the training.|Medium Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

Rada Mihalcea named Janice M. Jenkins Collegiate Professor of CSE

Mihalcea specializes in identifying the underlying emotions, beliefs, and values expressed in written text, and using that to draw inferences about the meaning of the text and certain characteristics of the writer.|Short Read

Get to know: Xinyu Wang

“My research has the potential to democratize programming and make it possible for millions of people around the globe to automate otherwise tedious tasks using programming.”|Short Read

Westley Weimer voted 2020 HKN Professor of the Year in CSE

Weimer is well known as a passionate educator, and for going the extra mile to engage with and advocate for students.|Short Read
Medical ventilators in a hospital

Faster than COVID: a computer model that predicts the disease’s next move

Predictive model could help care providers stay safe, anticipate patient needs.|Medium Read
Professors congratulate Prof. Terry on Zoom

Prof. Fred Terry voted 2020 HKN Professor of the Year in ECE

Prof. Terry was teaching Introduction to Electronic Circuits when the classrooms went dark due to COVID-19.|Short Read
An Everactive sensor attached to a pipe. Photo by Evan Dougherty

Battery-free sensor startup takes aim at industrial efficiency

Part of the team that brought us the world’s smallest computer in 2015 brings the future of computing technology into the present. |Medium Read
A four-shank probe, with each prong just 0.07 millimeters across, next to a penny for scale.

Improved neural probe can pose precise questions without losing parts of the answers

It will now be possible to study brain activity when timing is important, such as the consolidation of memory.|Medium Read
Prof. Kevin Fu

Probing tech’s soft underbelly

Tricks of the trade.|Short Read
Abigail Meyer, a graduating computer science engineering student, is pictured atop Russell Glacier in the Greenland Ice Sheet. Photo by Marc Koerschner

Wallenberg Fellow plans to head back to Greenland

“Greenland appealed to me, and my project specifically, to help me understand the process of truly living off the land.”|Medium Read