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Bloomberg August 6, 2019

Ford Buys Defense Contractor to Get Robot Rides on the Road

Quantum Signal will still operate independently, with its own human resources department, and continue to be run by co-founder and ECE Council Member Mitchell Rohde (BSE MSE EE 1994 1996; MSE PhD BME 1997 2000).
US Army August 5, 2019

Army-funded researchers earn top scientific honors

U.S. Army announces Prof. Alfred Hero's 2020 IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing.
August 1, 2019

Michigan co-launches competition to help build the next generation of AI-driven dialog systems

IBM Research AI and the University of Michigan are spearheading the development of algorithms that can learn goal-oriented dialog interactions effectively from human-to-human chatlogs by organizing a public competition to inspire and evaluate novel approaches that will lead to the next generation of AI-driven dialog systems.
August 1, 2019

Overcoming Challenges in Building Enterprise AI Assistants

U-M researchers including Prof. Walter Lasecki, postdoc Jonathan Kummerfeld, and PhD student Sai Gouravajhala partnered with IBM research to address one of the main challenges in existing state-of-the-art AI assistants. Their paper works to disentangle conversations that are mixed together in a single stream of messages.
IEEE Spectrum July 31, 2019

First programmable memristor computer

EECS-ECE professor Wei Lu explains the power of his lab's new memristors.
Scientific American July 24, 2019

U.S. cities might release more methane than previously thought

A study co-authored by Assistant Professor of ClaSP Eric Kort details gas leaks in major cities that are contributing to climate change.
WDIV July 23, 2019

University of Michigan Solar Car Team unveils Electrum, gets ready for Australian competition

The Michigan Solar Car Team's "Electrum" is featured.
Associated Press July 23, 2019

Eastern U.S. cities spewing more methane into air than thought

A study co-authored by Assistant Professor of ClaSP Eric Kort details gas leaks in major cities that are contributing to climate change.
VICE July 23, 2019

Large American cities are leaking twice as much methane as we thought

A study co-authored by Assistant Professor of ClaSP Eric Kort details gas leaks in major cities that are contributing to climate change.
Science July 23, 2019

Major U.S. cities are leaking methane at twice the rate previously believed

A study co-authored by Assistant Professor of ClaSP Eric Kort details gas leaks in major cities that are contributing to climate change.
ZDNet July 22, 2019

New delivery robot wants to share the bike lane

NAME professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson and ME professor Ram Vasudevan's grocery deliver startup is detailed.
Forbes July 22, 2019

Four ways Apollo 11 paved the way for the internet economy

AERO professor Ella Atkins explains how Apollo expedited the development of satellite communications.