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Researchers to use brain scans to understand gender bias in software development

The team will use fMRI to identify some of the underlying processes that occur when a code reviewer weighs in on a piece of software and its author.|Medium Read
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Putting hardware accelerators to work with automatic code translation

Most programs in use today have to be completely rewritten at a very low level to reap the benefits of hardware acceleration. This system demonstrates how to make that translation automatic.|Medium Read
Manhole cover on a road

A sewage surveillance effort to track COVID-19

We don't know much about how coronaviruses move through the environment. U-M and Stanford engineers aim to change that.|Medium Read
Artist concept of virus epidemic transmission in a crowd

Using machine learning to detect disease before symptoms manifest

Prof. Alfred Hero speaks to ECE about his work using data to predict the transmission of infectious disease among people who are pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic and how it relates to COVID-19. |Medium Read
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Big data, small footprint

How changing the rules of computing could lighten Big Data’s impact on the internet.|Medium Read
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Designing lightweight glass for efficient cars and wind turbines

Lighter, stiffer glass fibers could make composite materials thinner without sacrificing strength. |Medium Read
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Small, precise and affordable gyroscope for navigating without GPS

Accurate gyroscopes are a bottleneck for backup navigation systems in autonomous vehicles.|Medium Read
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Containment efforts appear to step down the spread of COVID-19 from the exponential norm

Deaths in China reflect a slower expansion of the new coronavirus, suggesting a fractal network.|Medium Read
Siqian Shen. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Tackling COVID-19 problems with industrial engineering

Lessons learned from optimizing retail could help optimize our COVID-19 response.|Short Read
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Tianlin Wang recognized with Towner Prize and Distinguished Leadership Award

The College of Engineering honors ECE PhD candidate Tianlin Wang for his excellent research in remote sensing as well as his leadership and service to the community.|Medium Read
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U-M spinoff offers free coronavirus test kits to researchers

The kits help researchers understand where the virus came from and how it operates.|Medium Read
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Herek Clack (left) talks to Zijie Lin, CEE student

Non-thermal plasma can inactivate airborne viral threat to pigs

Performance is a step toward protection from viruses that infect humans|Medium Read