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Study maps careers of CS PhDs using decades of data

The researchers identified movement between industry, academia, and government work, tracked the growth of important organizations, and built predictive models for career transitions and employer retention.|Medium Read
Building online profiles

“Stitching” together a web user from scattered, messy data

Even though we interact with different web services in different ways, there are clues in the data that can indicate trends and identify a unique profile.|Short Read
Quantum security

Building a security standard for a post-quantum future

If a large quantum computer can be built, it could retroactively decrypt almost all internet communication ever recorded.|Medium Read
An artistic rendering of a hexagonal atomic lattice structure with a spiral pulse of light coming from the top left and hitting the center of the lattice.

Light could make semiconductor computers a million times faster or even go quantum

Electron states in a semiconductor, set and changed with pulses of light, could be the 0 and 1 of future “lightwave” electronics or room-temperature quantum computers.|Medium Read
Abstract lines connecting in space

$6.25M MURI project will decode world’s most complex networks

New tools could fight crime, protect financial system|Medium Read

Zakaria Aldeneh selected for IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Aldeneh's research focuses on identifying the features of speech that make human interaction feel natural. |Short Read
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seated at a table

Zuckerberg Capitol Hill testimony: Engineering experts offer comments

U-M profs weigh new business model, European-style regulation|Short Read
Tara Safavi

CSE graduate student earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for research on data mining

Tara Safavi's research focuses on scalable and adaptive data mining algorithms using tools like hashing and sampling.|Short Read

Solar cells enable self-powered camera

A solar cell combined with a camera sensor collects photons to provide electricity.|Medium Read
A researcher holds a petri dish containing clostridium difficile bacteria

Preventing deadly hospital infections with machine learning

Model successfully applied to data from medical centers with different patient populations, electronic health record systems|Medium Read
Future spacecraft

New computing system to enable deep space missions

A new radiation-hardened, multi-processor, Arm-based spacecraft processor is being developed at Michigan in a project led by Boeing and funded by NASA.|Medium Read
Prof. John Laird and CSE alumnae Shiwali Mohan.

Prof. John Laird and CSE Alumna Shiwali Mohan receive award for research on learning in autonomous intelligent agents

The award is for papers that present ideas and visions that can stimulate the research community to pursue new directions, such as new problems, new application domains, or new methodologies.|Short Read