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Computer vision: Finding the best teaching frame in a video for fake video fightback

The frame in which a human marks out the boundaries of an object makes a huge difference in how well AI software can identify that object through the rest of the video.|Medium Read

U-M engineers receive MCubed funding to improve navigation of built environments by the visually impaired

Three U-M engineers have received MCubed funding to enhance independent navigation and localization for visually impaired individuals in built environments. |Short Read
Prof. Chad Jenkins, seen here with a Fetch robot

A quicker eye for robotics to help in our cluttered, human environments

New algorithm can help robots go from structured environments like factories to complex, unstructured places like our homes. |Medium Read
Elizabeth Hou

Elizabeth Hou recognized for her research on detecting anomalies in traffic networks

PhD candidate Elizabeth Hou was awarded an honorable mention for her presentation at the Michigan Student Symposium for Interdisciplinary Statistical Sciences on her research that could help monitor nuclear nonproliferation.|Short Read
Mehrdad Moharrami

Mehrdad Moharrami aims to advance our understanding of the world with better mathematical models

For his creative, ambitious, and impactful dissertation, PhD student Mehrdad Moharrami receives the Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship.|Short Read

Award for helping popular websites better direct their internet traffic

Edge Fabric offers providers real-time performance analysis and a way to incorporate this data into routing decisions.|Short Read

Paper award for identifying speaker characteristics in text messages

The goal of the work was to identify seven things about who the subject was talking to just by analyzing text messages.|Short Read
Prof. Mosharaf Chowdhury

Chowdhury receives VMWare Award to further research on cluster-wide memory efficiency

Chowdhury’s work has produced important results that can make memory in data centers both cheaper and more efficient. |Short Read
MORPHEUS blocks potential attacks by encrypting and randomly reshuffling key bits of its own code and data twenty times per second. Getty Images.

New chip stops hacks before they start

MORPHEUS can encrypt and reshuffle code thousands of times faster than human and electronic hackers.|Medium Read
Tom Logan

Tom Logan wins American Association of Geographers student paper award

U-M IOE PhD candidate, Tom Logan, has won the 2019 American Associate of Geographers (AAG) J. X. Kasperson Student Paper Award from the Hazards, Risk, and Disasters section of AAG.|Short Read
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Seth Guikema and Thomas Chen win U.S. Public Health Service Engineering literary award

U-M IOE's Seth Guikema and Thomas Chen have won the 2019 Robert C Williams Engineering Literary Award from the U.S. Public Health Service. |Short Read
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Jessie Yang receives funding from Dell for analysis of online user-generated data

U-M IOE assistant professor, Jessie Yang, has received research funding from Dell Inc. for sentiment analysis of online user-generated data for business intelligence enrichment.|Short Read