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The Atlantic July 22, 2019

Your Smart Toaster Can’t Hold a Candle to the Apollo Computer

Despite what everyone says about the power of modern devices, they’re nowhere near as capable as the landmark early NASA system designed by a 350-person team led by Margaret Hamilton.
Science July 18, 2019

Elon Musk’s startup eyes human testing for brain-computer interface

Cynthia Chestek, BME associate professor, discusses exciting developments in brain-to-computer interfaces.
MIT Technology Review July 18, 2019

To foil hackers, this chip can change its code in the blink of an eye

EECS-CSE professor Todd Austin explains how Morpheus' rapid churning can thwart potential hackers.
Wired July 18, 2019

This food-delivery robot wants to share the bike lane

Rev-1, the startup founded by NAME professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson and ME assistant professor Ram Vasudevan, is featured in Wired.
The New York Times July 17, 2019

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’

Huei Peng, the Roger L McCarthy Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Mcity explains some of the hurdles autonomous vehicles will need to clear in the years ahead.
July 16, 2019

Univ. of Michigan: Hun-Seok Kim describes approach to low-cost, high-accuracy location solution

Prof. Hun-Seok Kim outlines the progress his team has made to develop an infrastructure-light location solution that is designed to leverage 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz Wi-Fi signals to deliver location data that is accurate within 10 centimeters.
In the News July 16, 2019

How Apollo 11 influenced modern computer software and hardware

AERO professor Ella Atkins explains how Apollo 11 led to advances that drove aviation innovation.
The Wall Street Journal July 16, 2019

Moon-landing technology may help new transportation take flight

Ella Atkins, professor of aerospace engineering, explains how innovations during the Apollo program led to some of the most significant developments for aerospace.
July 13, 2019

Luncheon speaker to focus on U-M’s space endeavors

Alec D. Gallimore, the Robert J. Vlasic dean of engineering at Michigan, will give a presentation on Michigan’s space endeavors during a special presentation at noon on Monday, July 15, at the Petoskey-Bay View Country Club.
In the News July 12, 2019

Harvard’s Tiny, Solar-Powered Flying Robot

EECS-CSE assistant professor Shai Revzen shares his thoughts on Harvard's flying robot and predicts the future of micro-flying air vehicles.
The New York Times July 11, 2019

Hold ’Em or fold ’em? This A.I. bluffs with the best

Michael Wellman, the Lynn A Conway Collegiate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, explains how AI-playing Texas Hold 'Em could drive cybersecurity advancements.
Mother Jones July 3, 2019

Elizabeth Warren just released a plan to protect American elections

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman explains what it would take to protect elections in the United States.