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A last swim before eviction? Local kids cool off in Ciliwug River. Photo: Marcin Szczepanski, Michigan Engineering.

Rising waters

With a rapidly growing populous of more than 28 million people, Jakarta can be looked at as a case study for the engineering challenges caused by climate change and rapid urbanization.|Short Read
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Lie-detecting software uses real court case data

U-M researchers are building a unique lie-detecting software that works from studying real world data from real, high-stakes court cases.|Medium Read

How big data could reduce flight delays

Data from the project may be used to build computer modeling software that could predict the outcome of an infinite number of hypothetical flight and weather scenarios, helping airlines spot likely weather delays in advance.|Short Read
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Yang Liu receives Best Applications Paper Award for cyber security research in phishing

His paper detailed his use of big data analysis to solve a major problem of cyber security.|Short Read
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Peter Tchoryk: An entrepreneurial CEO

At MAC, Peter’s been able to combine his passions for scientific research and entrepreneurial creation. |Medium Read
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Research in machine learning earns Notable Paper Award at AISTATS 2014

Prof. Scott's research is in the field of machine learning, and his paper builds upon "supervised pattern classification."|Short Read
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Students to use IBM Watson Cognitive Computing System in class

Michigan is one of seven universities IBM is partnering with to give students access to the technology. |Short Read
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David Hong awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Hong intends to apply machine learning and signal processing techniques to the massive data sets now available to researchers.|Short Read
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Tackling turbulence with big data

A thorny aerodynamics problem is about to get a Netflix-style “big data” treatment from a Michigan-led team of engineers.|Medium Read
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Al Hero named 2013 IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award Winner

Prof. Hero is an internationally recognized expert in the field of signal and image processing.|Medium Read
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Pin-Yu Chen receives Rackham Chia-Lun Lo Fellowship

Chen's work can be used in community detection in social networks, network vulnerability assessment in communication systems, and more.|Short Read
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MCubed A Year Later: A record of fostering innovative research

Several of the cubes enabled research to progress to the point that faculty are applying for larger grants to continue the work.|Short Read