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Prof. Al Hero editor of new book: Big Data over Networks

The book explores the principles underpinning large-scale information processing over networks and the crucial interaction between big data and its associated communication, social and biological networks.|Short Read
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Injectable computers

With a radio specifically designed to communicate through tissue, researchers from the Electrical and Computer Engineering are adding another level to a computer platform small enough to fit inside a medical grade syringe.|Short Read
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Thorny technical questions remain for net neutrality

Not all online traffic is the same; should we treat it the same anyway?|Medium Read
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Force phone

Thanks to University of Michigan computer engineers, soon you may be able to control your phone by squeezing it.|Short Read
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Making Memory Smaller, Better, Faster, Stronger

Prof. Wei Lu and former student Dr. Sung Hyun Jo co-founded Crossbar, Inc. to tackle the physical limitations of conventional memory technology. |Medium Read
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Lie detecting software

By studying videos from high-stakes court cases, University of Michigan researchers are building unique lie-detecting software based on real-world data.|Short Read
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U-M, IBM collaborate on data-centric high performance computing system

U-M is collaborating with IBM to develop and deliver “data-centric” supercomputing systems designed to increase the pace of scientific discovery in fields as diverse as aircraft and rocket engine design, cardiovascular disease treatment, materials physics, climate modeling and cosmology.|Medium Read
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Faster assessment for hybrid electric vehicle designs

A team researchers at U-M and in China developed a fast way to sift through a million different designs of the system that connects power to wheels of the Chevy Volt, finding 20 that might be improvements.|Medium Read
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MBus is the missing interconnect for millimeter-scale systems

The M3 is a fully autonomous computing system that acts as a smart sensing system.|Medium Read
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Necmiye Ozay receives CAREER award for research in cyber-physical systems

Cyber-physical systems are smart, networked systems with embedded sensors, processors, and actuators that are designed to interact with the physical world.|Short Read
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Bringing Braille back with better display technology

It’s slow to read computer screens with today’s Braille displays, and the 200-year-old code is declining in use. New technology from Michigan Engineering aims to help bring Braille back.|Medium Read
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Lie-detecting software uses real court case data

U-M researchers are building a unique lie-detecting software that works from studying real world data from real, high-stakes court cases.|Medium Read