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Overhead shot of people milling around the poster session

7th Annual LNF Symposium brings together industry, academia for a celebration of nanoscale research

ECE professors and students were key members of this year’s event and took away top prizes for the poster competition. |Short Read
Various participants test out iGYM

Creating a place where kids of all abilities can play together

Prof. Hun-Seok Kim helped design iGYM, an augmented reality system that allows disabled and able-bodied people to play physical games together. |Medium Read
Group photo of SHPE members at National Convention 2019.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers makes connections, builds relationships at annual convention

At the largest convention for Hispanic STEM students and professionals, U-M students attended career panels and workshops while networking with a variety of big-name companies. |Short Read

Three faculty earn MIDAS grants to broaden the frontiers of data science

This round of funding strongly encourages pioneering work with the potential for major expansion.|Short Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

Rada Mihalcea named Fellow of the ACM

Mihalcea is recognized for her outstanding research on natural language processing.|Short Read
Danai Koutra

Danai Koutra named Morris Wellman Professor

Koutra specializes in advancing network methods to speed up a variety of big data applications.|Short Read
Group photo of U-M, Morehouse, and Prairie View faculty and staff

Institution partnerships offer best of both worlds

ECE helped host faculty from Morehouse College and Prairie View A&M University to explore cross-collaboration opportunities, which allow students and faculty to experience the cultures of both Historically Black Colleges & Universities and U-M. |Medium Read
Group photo of the panelists

Panel of women in computing offers career insights

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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