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Forbes January 14, 2020

U.S. News releases its rankings of the best online college programs for 2020

Forbes details the 2020 US News rankings, where University of Michigan Engineering earned the #4 spot.
US News & World Report January 14, 2020

U.S. News unveils the 2020 Best Online Programs rankings

University of Michigan Engineering has earned the #4 spot on the U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best Online Programs list.
The New York Times January 13, 2020

‘Chaos Is the Point’: Russian Hackers and Trolls Grow Stealthier in 2020

While American election defenses have improved since 2016, many of the vulnerabilities exploited four years ago remain. Comments by Prof. J. Alex Halderman.
Chicago Tribune January 10, 2020

How do you handle a generation’s worth of water level changes in just a few years?

CLaSP professor Richard Rood explains that climate change will cause more variance in our weather, leading to higher highs and lower lows.
Interesting Engineering January 10, 2020

Scientists develop new catalyst that uses light to convert carbon dioxide to fuel

EECS-ECE professor Zetian Mi's research on artificial photosynthesis is featured in Interesting Engineering.
Politico January 10, 2020

Research undercuts arguments from ballot-marking device advocates

Ballot-marking devices are still vulnerable to hacks, according to a study from EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman.
Bloomberg January 10, 2020

Voters fail mock election, exposing vulnerability to hackers

The latest study from EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman shows vulnerabilities in ballot-marking devices.
Science January 9, 2020

Taking a cue from plants, new chemical approach converts carbon dioxide to valuable fuel

EECS Professor Zetian Mi's research on artificial photosynthesis is described in Science.
The Washington Post January 8, 2020

Voting machines touted as secure option are actually vulnerable to hacking

EECS-CSE professor Alex Halderman's latest study shows that hybrid voting machines are still vulnerable to hacks.
January 6, 2020

Breaking Into a Smart Home With A Laser – Smarter Every Day 229

Graduate student Ben Cyr demonstrates how his lab was able to hack into smart speakers with a laser.
Michigan Radio January 6, 2020

Researchers: Driverless cars can’t just be safe. They also need to be nice.

U-M researchers, including IOE's Assistant Professor Jessie Yang, examined how a person’s perception of safety in an autonomous vehicle was influenced by its “personality” traits.
Financial Times December 19, 2019

Letter: EU must include nuclear power in its list of sustainable sources

Fastest Path to Zero Creative Director Suzanne Baker pens a letter with others about the importance of nuclear power as a sustainable energy source.