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MLive.com November 22, 2019
Contest asks U-M students to re-imagine nuclear waste to reverse climate change
The first ever “Nuclear Energy Grand Challenge: Reimagining Nuclear Waste” prize will engage innovators and entrepreneurs at the college level to tackle one of the most unique challenges facing the nuclear energy industry—the perception of nuclear waste.
Bloomberg November 14, 2019
Expensive, Glitchy Voting Machines Expose 2020 Hacking Risks
Paper ballots may be safer and cheaper, but local officials swoon at digital equipment. Remarks from J. Alex Halderman.
Futurity November 14, 2019
People want self-driving cars to share their personality
Even if we don’t have one ourselves, we want to see driverless cars to be agreeable, conscientious, and stable, according to a new study.
Michigan Radio November 8, 2019
Stateside: Robots deliver your dinner
Beep! Bop! Boop! Robots soon could deliver bibimbap to your door
Michigan Daily November 8, 2019
Engineering professors create robot food delivery service
Two University of Michigan Engineering professors have developed a robotic food delivery service that transports food from local restaurants to customers’ homes.
Wired November 8, 2019
This Food-Delivery Robot Wants to Share the Bike Lane
Refraction AI, founded by two researchers at the University of Michigan, joins a crowded field of self-driving delivery vehicles.
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.