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Fragmented US privacy rules leave large data loopholes for Facebook and others

Florian Schaub, assistant EECS professor, conducts research on personal privacy.|Medium Read
Halderman standing in front of voting machines

‘I hacked an election. So can the Russians.’

Professor Alex Halderman and the New York Times staged a mock election to demonstrate voting machine vulnerability. |Short Read

Chinese Falling Space Station | U-M Experts Weigh In

University of Michigan experts comment on the China's first space station, Tiangong-1, that is in an uncontrolled de-orbit.|Short Read

Sara Pozzi featured in nuclear nonproliferation podcast

Listen to Sara Pozzi and colleagues at Oregon State discuss nuclear nonproliferation today and technologies on the horizon.|Short Read

Can sound be used as a weapon? 4 questions answered

What happened to people inside the U.S. Embassy in Havana?|Short Read
Women working at a table together

America is outsourcing innovation, and we need to bring it back

This relatively small investment could radically boost our return-on-investment on tax-payer funded research.|Medium Read

Bomb cyclone

On January 4th, 2018 a crazy weather event slammed into the Northeast United States coast. This phenomenon is known as a bomb cyclone.|Short Read

FCC repeals net neutrality: Engineering experts offer comments

A long-standing tenet of the internet was overturned today.|Short Read

An armed robber’s Supreme Court case could affect all Americans’ digital privacy for decades to come

How much can your cellphone reveal about where you go?|Medium Read

Net neutrality repeal: Michigan Engineers weigh in

On Dec. 14, the FCC will vote on the rules that today ensure internet service providers treat all web content equally.|Medium Read

Campus of the future: It’s about connections, not tech

Op-ed from Michigan Daily by contributor and MSE professor Joanna Millunchick.|Medium Read

Is it better to live on the moon or on Mars? A scientific investigation

If humans needed to beat a retreat from planet Earth, would it be better to live on Mars, or on the moon?|Long Read