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2017 ISCA Influential Paper Award for groundbreaking research in power-efficient computing

This award recognizes the paper published 15 years ago (2002) that has had the biggest impact on the field|Short Read
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Mary Lou Dorf named U-M Collegiate Lecturer

Dr. Dorf has made notable contributions to instruction through her reimagining of EECS 183.|Short Read
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Open-source software unlocks 3-D view of nanomaterials

A new open-source software platform enables researchers to easily create 3-D images from electron tomography data, then share and manipulate those images in a single platform.|Medium Read
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Keeping drugs on the job

Computer simulations developed at the University of Michigan reveal how well drug additives stop the active ingredients from crystallizing in the digestive tract.|Medium Read
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Sonic cyber attacks show security holes in ubiquitous sensors

Michigan Engineering researchers discuss and demonstrate the sound-based attacks they leveled at the accelerometers found in everyday electronics.|Medium Read

Andrew Quinn selected for Microsoft research PhD fellowship

Andrew's research creates cluster-scale systems that allow developers to quickly understand and debug programs.|Short Read
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Michael Wellman selected to serve on Financial Research Advisory Committee

Professor Wellman brings expertise on algorithmic trading and other computational techniques that are transforming financial markets and the financial system.|Short Read
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CASL second phase underway

Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light water reactors (CASL) working to develop virtual reactor.|Medium Read
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Debates: This linguistic trick boosts poll numbers

A study of U.S. presidential debates between 1976 and 2012 found that matching certain aspects of an opponent's language can lead to a bump in the polls. |Medium Read
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Automation algorithms could provide safe landings for disabled aircraft

AE Professor Ella Atkins proposes an adaptive or emergency flight planning architecture that would erase this time delay and enable flights such as Airways 1549 to land safely in crisis situations. |Short Read
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Algorithms can be more fair than humans

Still, it's not guaranteed, as seen in Amazon's same-day delivery service. Algorithm designers may not even realize a problem has crept in.|Medium Read

Prof. Dragomir Radev honored as ACM Fellow at annual awards banquet

Prof. Radev was elected a Fellow for “contributions to natural language processing and computational linguistics.”|Short Read