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Science January 9, 2020

Taking a cue from plants, new chemical approach converts carbon dioxide to valuable fuel

EECS Professor Zetian Mi's research on artificial photosynthesis is described in Science.
The Washington Post January 8, 2020

Voting machines touted as secure option are actually vulnerable to hacking

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman's latest study shows that hybrid voting machines are still vulnerable to hacks.
January 6, 2020

Breaking Into a Smart Home With A Laser – Smarter Every Day 229

Graduate student Ben Cyr demonstrates how his lab was able to hack into smart speakers with a laser.
Michigan Radio January 6, 2020

Researchers: Driverless cars can’t just be safe. They also need to be nice.

U-M researchers, including IOE's Assistant Professor Jessie Yang, examined how a person’s perception of safety in an autonomous vehicle was influenced by its “personality” traits.
Financial Times December 19, 2019

Letter: EU must include nuclear power in its list of sustainable sources

Fastest Path to Zero Creative Director Suzanne Baker pens a letter with others about the importance of nuclear power as a sustainable energy source.
Nature December 18, 2019

Tomorrow’s industries: from OLEDs to nanomaterials

EECS-ECE Prof. Stephen Forrest lends his expertise to this piece by Nature.
The New York Times December 16, 2019

Overlooked No More: Bessie Coleman, Pioneering African-American Aviatrix

Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license in 1923. In their series Overlooked, the New York Times reflects on her inspiring story.
December 13, 2019

Inclusive play: U-M art professor leads creation of interactive game for kids with and without disabilities

Michigan News highlights the work of a U-M team of researchers, including EECS-ECE Prof. Hun-Seok Kim, to build an inclusive play space for people of all abilities.
USA Today December 13, 2019

Researchers level playing field for disabled kids

VIDEO: A University of Michigan research team, including EECS-ECE Prof. Hun-Seok Kim, has created an augmented reality system that allows people with different levels of mobility to play and exercise together (Dec. 10)
ABC December 13, 2019

iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

A University of Michigan research team, including EECS-ECE Prof. Hun-Seok Kim, has created an augmented reality system that allows people with different levels of mobility to play and exercise together
Associated Press December 13, 2019

iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

The Associated Press profiles this multidisciplinary project involving EECS-ECE Prof. Hun-Seok Kim to create an inclusive play space for people of all abilities.
Mashable December 12, 2019

Off the sidewalk and into the bike lane: Autonomous delivery bot brings lunch orders

Refraction AI launched lunch service in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Thursday with its fleet of REV-1 delivery robots only about a year after the company first formed. Its co-founders are robotics professors at the nearby University of Michigan.