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GQ November 5, 2018

How to hack an election

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman discusses voting machine vulnerabilities ahead of midterm elections.
Popular Science November 2, 2018

Here’s how an AI lie detector can tell when you’re fibbing

EECS-CSE professor Rada Mihalcea discusses her research and how they trained an algorithm to detect lies.
Smithsonian October 29, 2018

The Quest to Build Robotic Hands

Humans can readily manipulate all kinds of objects. But robots need better mechanics - and a lot more intelligence. Prof. Dmitry Berenson teaches robots with large "arms" how to manipulate even soft, malleable objects.
Time October 29, 2018

Should You Be Afraid of Election Hacking? Here’s What Experts Say

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman discusses election security ahead of midterms.
Vox October 29, 2018

The midterms are already hacked. You just don’t know it yet.

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman and grad student Matt Bernhard discuss election security risks with Vox.
Wired October 29, 2018

Why People Keep Rear-Ending Self-Driving Cars

NAME Associate Professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson weighs in on the implications of autonomous vehicles driving on public roads.
The Washington Post October 24, 2018

Self-driving cars will have to decide who should live and who should die. Here’s who humans would kill.

EECS-CSE professor Benjamin Kuipers discusses a new study that delves into the decisions automated cars could make in the future.
Detroit Free Press October 24, 2018

When drones light up the night, will they replace fireworks?

AERO professor Ella Atkins discusses on-going drone safety concerns.
Detroit News October 24, 2018

$20M gift boosts U-M, Israeli research collaborations

The New Yorker October 24, 2018

The campaign for mobile-phone voting is getting a midterm test

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman discusses election security ahead of midterms. October 23, 2018

KLA-Tencor Announces Plans to Establish R&D Facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan

"We're confident that we can continue to create and deliver impactful technologies that ultimately help enrich the human experience. Our expansion into Michigan will help us realize our vision," said alumnus Rick Wallace, chief executive officer. October 19, 2018

BepiColombo Launches This Weekend to Crack Mysteries of Mercury — and Beyond

CLaSP professor James Slavin discusses the mission and what questions the expedition will answer.