Security and Defense

Hailing the future of autonomous taxis

Ford acquires Quantum Signal AI, founded by ECE alum Mitchell Rohde, to make robotaxis and driverless delivery vehicles a reality within two years. |Medium Read
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Advancing microelectronics and systems for the security of the future

As an ECE Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Jeremy Muldavin (BSE EP; MSE PhD EE) spoke about a DoD initiative to improve the competitiveness of the U.S. in microelectronics.|Medium Read
Elizabeth Hou

Elizabeth Hou recognized for her research on detecting anomalies in traffic networks

PhD candidate Elizabeth Hou was awarded an honorable mention for her presentation at the Michigan Student Symposium for Interdisciplinary Statistical Sciences on her research that could help monitor nuclear nonproliferation.|Short Read
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US, Russia, China race to develop hypersonic weapons

The U.S. needs to keep up with the progress of other nations in developing hypersonic weapons.|Short Read
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A secure future for US elections starts in the classroom

A new special topics course on election cybersecurity provides students with a deep examination of the past, present, and future of US elections.|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
Prof. Sara Pozzi, University of Michigan, welcomes those attending the UPR 2018 meeting on June 5, 2018, Sheraton Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI.

U-M hosts annual DOE UPR meeting and NNSA Administrator visits NERS labs

The University of Michigan (UM) hosted the annual Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development (DNN R&D) University Program Review (UPR) meeting at the Sheraton Ann Arbor, June 5 – 7, 2018. |Short Read
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$6.25M MURI project will decode world’s most complex networks

New tools could fight crime, protect financial system|Medium Read
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A Role Model at Raytheon: Katherine Herrick

Katherine Herrick is a leader at Raytheon, and discovered how to be a mentor from her own role models after her time at Michigan.|Medium Read

Powell conversation draws thousands

The retired general discussed geopolitics, race and wisdom for the next generation.|Medium Read

Solar storm: U-M model’s predictions ‘a remarkable achievement’

A space weather tool Michigan Engineers developed was used to produce animations that show predictions of how the recent storm would distort Earth’s magnetic field. |Medium Read

Prof. J. Alex Halderman testifies in front of senate intelligence committee on secure elections

His remarks focused on vulnerabilities in the US voting system and a policy agenda for securing the system against the threat of hacking.|Short Read