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ECE and data science: a natural connection

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) faculty and students at Michigan are part of the revolution in data science that is happening today.|Long Read
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Mining soundwaves: Researchers unlock new data in sonar signals

“Acoustic fields are unexpectedly richer in information than is typically thought.”|Medium Read
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A new company, Omniscent, is sniffing out dangerous levels of toxic chemicals in the air

Subscription service offers real-time monitoring|Medium Read
Laura Balzano

Prof. Laura Balzano receives AFOSR Young Investigator Award for research that addresses massive streaming data

Balzano uses statistical signal processing, matrix factorization, and optimization to unravel dynamic and messy data.|Short Read
Cassie, EECS Prof. Jessy Grizzle's new robot on North Campus. Photo: Joseph Xu

$20M gift supports international research partnership

Collaboration between leading research universities will generate robotics and precision health advancements.|Medium Read
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Has the Olympics changed how it measures false-starts in track?

A Q&A with a biomechanics expert who has researched reaction times|Medium Read
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The new law that will guide the future of information processing

The law of small numbers could impact the next generation of tools that deal with data.|Medium Read
Catharine McGhan, Engineering 101 GSI, introduces students to C++ in a CAEN Lab in the Pierpont Commons on North Campus in Ann Arbor, MI on March 12, 2013. Photo: Joseph Xu

Fake news detector algorithm works better than a human

System sniffs out fakes up to 76 percent of the time.|Medium Read
MDST at Quicken Loans

Michigan Data Science Team wrangles big data

MDST brings together students from many fields to get their hands dirty with real data science problems and tools.|Medium Read
Zhongjun Jin

Tool for structuring data creates efficiency for data scientists

Foofah is a tool that can help to minimize the effort and required background knowledge needed to clean up data.|Medium Read
Geoalign

Finding meaning in varied data

Jie Song devised a method to combine summarized datasets that group information by incompatible units.|Short Read
Michael Cafarella

Cafarella Receives VLDB Test of Time Award for Structured Web Data Search

This award is given to the VLDB paper published ten years earlier that has had the most influence since its publication. |Short Read