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ECE welcomes four new faculty for 2019

With research expertise in the areas of robotics, computer vision, control systems, and big data - these faculty are working to improve rehabilitation and autonomous systems, make systems safer, and process big data for a wide variety of applications.|Short Read
Driver with Baja Car covered in mud

Baja Racing breaks records while leaving the competition in the dust

Breaking the all-time record for highest cumulative season score, the team took home the 1st Place Mike Schmidt Memorial Iron Team Award. |Medium Read
Student group at Electrify

Electrify goes to Detroit

Electrify hosted its first Detroit Tech Camp at the Michigan Engineering Zone this summer to give Detroit-area students greater access to engage with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. |Medium Read

New attack on autonomous vehicle sensors creates fake obstacles

Up to this point, no attacks had been discovered targeting a car’s LiDAR system—but a major new finding from researchers at the University of Michigan has demonstrated what that might look like. |Medium Read
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Creating more efficient data centers for AI

Tang’s project will redesign data center systems to support large-scale use of hardware accelerators to meet future computational demand.|Short Read
Autonomous cars on a road with visible connection

U-M researchers provide control software to ensure autonomous vehicles stay in their lane

The team was awarded a Best New Application Paper Award by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society for their work developing reliable control systems for Lane Keeping and Adaptive Cruise Control.|Medium Read

New browser strategy game has players tackle real-life bat catastrophe

As a fungal infection ravages bat populations, the new game hopes to promote public awareness of ongoing research to combat the issue.|Medium Read
May Mobility wheelchair-accessible shuttle

Year of growth, experiments for May Mobility

May Mobility intends to gradually acclimate the public to the experience of autonomous driving.|Medium Read
Prof. Kamal Sarabandi with the Emperor and Empress of Japan

Prof. Kamal Sarabandi welcomes Emperor and Empress of Japan at IGARSS 2019

Predicting future disasters is an important goal of those participating in the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium|Short Read

DARPA Award for more responsive AI that combines human and machine

The goal of Lasecki’s proposal is to create methods for making AI systems more robust and flexible.|Short Read
exchange students on campus

AURA students celebrate experiences, projects at program reception

Ten students from Ethiopia have completed a new summer-long exchange program in engineering at the University of Michigan.|Short Read

“Mind reading” study connects spatial problem solving with computer science

Using real-time fMRI readings, researchers took a look inside coders’ brains while they programmed.|Medium Read