eecs-cse featured

MISymtomsApp

How a COVID-19 app built at U-Michigan is helping businesses stay open

New real-time employer dashboards provide "live-feed of data" as employees report their symptoms while also safeguarding users' data privacy.|Medium Read
3D mesh of a person from a cooking video

New research teaches AI how people move with internet videos

The project enables neural networks to model how people are positioned based on only partial views of their bodies, like perspective shots in instructional videos or vlogs.|Medium Read
Ironpatch logo

$1.8M DARPA project aims to protect cars, trucks and spacecraft from hackers

Ironpatch could head off growing danger of security vulnerabilities in vehicle systems.|Medium Read
Bug on a screen

Baris Kasikci earns CAREER Award to automatically improve software quality with data from everyday program use

Kasikci will sift through the byproducts of hundreds of millions of common program executions to determine how this data can automate some key steps in bug finding and fixing.|Medium Read
""

Eleven New Faculty Hired in CSE in 2020

Meet the new arrivals.|Short Read
Jason Flinn

Jason Flinn earns Test of Time award for 1999 invention of adaptable battery use in mobile apps

The approaches to energy adaptation he proposed are now commonplace, and the applications he analyzed (web browsers, voice recognition, video players, and maps) are still ubiquitous.|Short Read
The prototype of a wirelessly powered, RFID-based sensor.

Wireless sensors for N95 masks could enable easier, more accurate decontamination

“The technology can give users the confidence they deserve when reusing respirators or other PPE.”|Medium Read
detroit skyline

Hunger and COVID: Fighting pandemic-related food insecurity in Detroit

Public policy and engineering team up to improve food access.|Medium Read
Woman on laptop

AI-powered interviewer provides guided reflection exercises during COVID-19 pandemic

The virtual interviewer uses therapeutic writing techniques to help users cope with difficult situations.|Short Read
Graphic of contrast test

Research on human biases in AI learning earns best student paper award

The project demonstrated that a certain bias in humans who train intelligent agents significantly reduced the effectiveness of the training.|Medium Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

Rada Mihalcea named Janice M. Jenkins Collegiate Professor of CSE

Mihalcea specializes in identifying the underlying emotions, beliefs, and values expressed in written text, and using that to draw inferences about the meaning of the text and certain characteristics of the writer.|Short Read
Nikola Banovic

How predictive modeling could help us reopen more safely

Graphical online simulation could spur more targeted COVID-19 protection measures.|Medium Read