Data & Computing

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Precision health in the palm of your hand

Recent breakthrough developments in technologies for real-time genome sequencing, analysis, and diagnosis are poised to deliver a new standard of personalized care.|Long Read
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Building a testing-free future

How automated guarantees that our most complex programs are secure and trustworthy can save us time, money, and anxiety.|Long Read

Shayan Jalili awarded 2020 NASA fellowship for safety verification of parallel cyber-physical systems

Aerospace PhD pre-candidate Shayan Jalili is one of the few students in the nation awarded the 2020 NASA fellowship for his work on safety verification of cyber-physical systems, which is the formal verification of the safety of software systems that control physical and mechanical devices. |Short Read

After five years, Let’s Encrypt, a non-profit based on tech developed at Michigan, has helped to secure the internet

Today, over 225 million websites are protected by free certificates issued by Let’s Encrypt.|Medium Read
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Major side-channel discovery wins NSA contest

The winning paper broke open a new area of investigation in hardware-based data leaks.|Medium Read
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Tool to automate popular security technique earns distinguished paper

The new technique automatically constructs policies for applications that keep them from compromising other programs.|Short Read
Roya Ensafi, CSE Research Assistant Professor, uses her computing system, Censored Planet

‘Extremely aggressive’ internet censorship spreads in the world’s democracies

Censored Planet is releasing technical details for other researchers and for activists. |Medium Read
Shivam Barwey receives 2020 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Award

Shivam Barwey receives 2020 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Award for GPU-based library

Aerospace PhD candidate Shivam Barwey receives 2020 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Fellowship Award for developing a GPU-based library for turbulent reacting flow solvers, making him the first Aerospace student to win the award since 2016.|Short Read
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CSE researchers report over $11M in research grants last quarter

The awards were distributed to 18 different primary investigators.|Medium Read
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Prof. Baris Kasikci recognized as rising star by Intel

The award recognizes early career faculty who show great promise in developing future computing technologies.|Medium Read
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Iman Javaheri Awarded the 2020–2021 MICDE Fellowship

PhD Candidate Iman Javaheri has been awarded the 2020–2021 Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery & Engineering (MICDE) Fellowship.|Short Read

Hardware model checker takes gold at international competition

The system automatically proves the trustworthiness of a hardware design, outperforming the competition in nearly every category.|Medium Read