Computing and Simulation

“Mind reading” study connects spatial problem solving with computer science

Using real-time fMRI readings, researchers took a look inside coders’ brains while they programmed.|Medium Read

Automated tool optimizes complex programs better than humans

Erie provided database repairs that were previously performed exclusively by human programmers.|Short Read
Prof. Christiane Jablonowski

Prof. Jablonowski appointed to the NCAR/CESM Scientific Steering Committee (SSC)

The Community Earth Systems model (CESM) is part of the Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory (CGD) at NCAR. |Short Read
Prof. Chad Jenkins

Chad Jenkins named new council member for CRA Computing Community Consortium

Jenkins has been appointed as one of seven new members on the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council, which is affiliated with the Computing Research Association (CRA). His term begins July 1.|Medium Read
Tom Logan

Tom Logan wins American Association of Geographers student paper award

U-M IOE PhD candidate, Tom Logan, has won the 2019 American Associate of Geographers (AAG) J. X. Kasperson Student Paper Award from the Hazards, Risk, and Disasters section of AAG.|Short Read

Students Map Ann Arbor Art

CS students have partnered with the Ann Arbor Arts Alliance to develop an app for locating and exploring art in Ann Arbor.|Short Read
GPU cluster

Two solutions for GPU efficiency can boost AI performance

Chowdhury's lab multiplied the number of jobs a GPU cluster can finish in a set amount of time|Medium Read
Two stacked rings made from pairs of oppositely “supercharged” green fluorescent proteins (GFPs). Colors correspond to the actual fluorescence wavelength of the GFP molecules; the ribbons are derived from the structural model validated by observing cryogenically frozen proteins with an electron microscope. Image: Jens Glaser, Glotzer Group, Michigan Engineering, and Yi Zhou, UT Austin Department of Molecular Biosciences (background).

Toward protein nanomachines: just add charge

Added electrical charges can harness a protein’s shape and chemical properties to build interesting structures.|Medium Read
This image from Tomviz 1.0 depicts a hyperbranched particle with complex nanostructure.

An upgrade for open-source, 3-D nanoscale imaging software

Tomviz 1.5 dramatically reduces the time it takes to create a 3-D visualization.|Short Read
Mark Guzdial lecture

Transforming tools for some into a language for all

The efforts of computing education researcher Mark Guzdial span the challenges facing a young field|Long Read
The memristor array situated on a circuit board.

Memory-processing unit (MPU) could bring memristors to the masses

AI, weather forecasting and data science would all benefit from computers that store and process data in the same place. Memristors could be up to the task.|Medium Read
Training computer vision systems

Paper award for training computer vision systems more accurately

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