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WXYZ December 9, 2016

U-M researchers create helpful tool for Flint residents during ongoing water crisis

University of Michigan researchers have developed a new app aimed at helping Flint residents during the ongoing water crisis in the city.
Michigan Daily December 8, 2016

Students present interdisciplinary design projects at engineering expo

The MDP, which operates out of the College of Engineering, offers team-based projects to students University-wide. Several of the projects were part of the senior design project courses, and a handful were nonprofit or industry sponsored.
Huffington Post December 8, 2016

Blaming Russia to overturn the election

Exhibit A in Stein’s petition is an affidavit from Professor J. Alex Halderman, a professor of computer science at the University of Michigan, who alleges that Russia hacked the election.
In the News December 8, 2016

NASA microsatellite mission could breathe new life into hurricane prediction

Christopher Ruf, an atmospheric scientist and engineer at U-M in Ann Arbor, says that although the CYGNSS satellites won't be able to "see" the ocean roughness as clearly as the planes, the enhanced spatial coverage makes up for it.
Bloomberg December 6, 2016

Trump allowed to join fight against Pennsylvania recount

According to an affidavit in the earlier state case filed by J. Alex Halderman, a professor of computer science at U-M, hackers could have easily infected Pennsylvania’s voting machines with malware designed to lay dormant for weeks.
New York Post December 6, 2016

Tech advances leave society open to mass-murdering computer geeks

Dr. Kevin Fu, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan, said hackers could target multiple hospitals and cause a “massive, nation-wide healthcare outage.”
WXYZ December 5, 2016

NASA to launch University of Michigan controlled satellite that will improve hurricane forecasts

Early next month, a revolutionary mission called CYGNSS or Cyclone Global Navigation System will lift off from Cape Canaveral. But instead of NASA being in charge, scientists at the U-M will be in calling the shots.
Detroit Free Press December 5, 2016

GOP files federal appeal but Mich. recount continues

Alex Halderman, a computer science professor from the University of Michigan explains how a Michigan recount filed by Jill Stein's campaign could reveal tampering with voting machines.
In the News December 2, 2016

Climate change and Trump

Mark Barteau, director of University of Michigan Energy Institute explores what President Trump means fr the future of energy and climate change? with host Rick Pantaleo, Andrew Revkin, and James Taylor.
Bloomberg December 1, 2016

Russia weaponized social media in U.S. election, FireEye Says

Alex Halderman, a professor of Computer Science at U-M, said hackers could have infected Pennsylvania’s voting machines with malware designed to lay dormant for weeks, pop up on Election Day and then erase itself without a trace.
In the News December 1, 2016

Meet the former NASA engineer helping to send careers into orbit

Aisha Bowe, Michigan alumna and co-founder and CEO of STEMBoard is working to expose underserved and underrepresented students to STEM careers.
Michigan Radio November 30, 2016

Future cars will communicate with each other, making self-driving vehicles safer

That accident sent a message to the engineers who are developing this technology: get it right and make it safe. Huei Peng is one of those engineers. He's a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan.