In the News

The Washington Post November 7, 2019

Elon Musk says he has the solution for California’s fire-related blackouts. It starts at $15,000.

EECS-ECE Prof. Ian Hiskens comments on using rooftop-mounted solar and battery storage as a way to achieve energy independence.
In the News November 6, 2019

Roger Pellett named finalist in Minnesota Book Award General Nonfiction category

UM alumni Roger Pellett was named a finalist in the 2019 Minnesota Book Award General Nonfiction category for his book Whaleback Ships and the American Steel Barge Company
In the News November 6, 2019

Cory Wood, talks of the birth of Bristol Harbor Group at University of Michigan

Born at the University of Michigan in the early 1990s, Bristol Harbor Group (BHG) has grown into a diverse and widely respected naval architecture and marine engineering firm. Cory Wood, Vice President and one of the four co-founders of BHG, discusses the company's past and design drivers to power its future.
NBC November 5, 2019

The smart speaker in your home may not be as secure as you think

Researchers, including EECS-CSE associate professor Kevin Fu, have discovered an exploit that made home assistants vulnerable to lasers.
Ars Technica November 5, 2019

Researchers hack Siri, Alexa, and Google Home by shining lasers at them

EECS-CSE associate professor Kevin Fu was involved in research that found vulnerability in home assistant devices, reports ArsTechnica.
Wired November 5, 2019

Hackers can use lasers to ‘speak’ to your Amazon Echo or Google Home

Researchers, including EECS-CSE associate professor Kevin Fu, have discovered an exploit that makes home assistants vulnerable to laser attacks.
The New York Times November 5, 2019

With a laser, researchers say they can hack Alexa, Google Home or Siri

EECS-CSE associate professor Kevin Fu's research has found a vulnerability in home assistants, reports the New York Times.
MLive.com November 4, 2019

Autonomous food delivery service created by Ann Arbor company

ME professor Ram Vasudevan and NAME professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson's REV-1 startup is featured in MLive.
In the News October 31, 2019

R2 Space Relocates Headquarters to Ann Arbor, Michigan

Inspired by UM AERO's engineering program, R2 Space relocates HQ to Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Detroit News October 31, 2019

U-M to build ‘innovation center’ on old Wayne County jail site

University of Michigan's planned Innovation Hub in Detroit is detailed in Detroit News.
Forbes October 31, 2019

Five components of autonomous car security

Recent LiDAR research done at Michigan Engineering is cited in Forbes.
The Wall Street Journal October 31, 2019

To help revive downtown, Detroit looks beyond a failed jail

University of Michigan's planned $300M Innovation Hub is detailed in Wall Street Journal.