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In the News September 25, 2018

PsiKick Brings Patented Batteryless IoT Sensor to Steam Traps

Prof. David Wentzloff's startup company PsiKick is helping companies and their customers save money by ensuring equipment such as steam traps are functioning properly.
Michigan Radio September 24, 2018

Stateside: Wisconsin’s suspect water diversion, UM orchestra gives sci-fi film a live soundtrack

Alec Gallimore, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, talks about the twin roles that music and science play in Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi classic "2001: A Space Odyssey." The film was shown with accompanying live orchestra and chorus at Hill Auditorium Friday, September 21.
Bloomberg September 19, 2018

Toyota’s vision of autonomous cars is not exactly driverless

Professor Emeritus of Industrial and Operations Engineering Jeff Liker is mentioned in an article about Toyota's autonomous vehicles.
September 18, 2018

August Sturm named to Inter-Collegiate All-American Sailing Team

The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has named August Sturm (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of Michigan) to its 2017-18 All-Academic Sailing Team. The All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling at the highest academic level for the 2017-18 academic year.
The Wall Street Journal September 14, 2018

Winds confound scientists’ ability to predict Hurricane Florence

CLaSP professor Jonathan Overpeck says climate change is responsible for increased hurricane flooding.
MIT Technology Review September 14, 2018

How to hack an election—and what states should do to prevent fake votes

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman presented his election hacking findings at MIT Technology Review’s EmTech conference.
LiveScience September 13, 2018

‘Nightmare’ Hurricane Florence Poses Far-Reaching Dangers

CLaSP professor Perry Samson discusses the impact of flooding as a result of Hurricane Florence.
Associated Press September 13, 2018

Judge weighs whether Georgia must switch to paper ballots

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman says election meddling has gone from an internal interference to interference from outside governments; particularly Russia.
Newsweek September 13, 2018

Is Trump taking on Russia? President authorizes sanctions on countries that interfere in elections

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman says if Russia plans to interfere in U.S. midterms, they're probably already in our election systems.
Gizmodo September 12, 2018

How a battle to build the best weather model impacts everyone on Earth

CLaSP professor Richard Rood talks about different storm tracking goals between American and European models.
Michigan Radio September 12, 2018

The science behind Michigan’s northern lights display tonight

CLaSP Associate Professor Justin Kasper provides insight to a northern lights display in Michigan.
The Washington Post September 12, 2018

Less snow prompts push to lengthen Grand Canyon visit season

Climate Scientist and Dean of the School for Environment and Sustainability Jonathan Overpeck explains the impact climate change will have on the Grand Canyon.