Latest EECS News [All News...]

Prof. Becky Peterson Awarded DARPA Young Faculty Award to Investigate New Materials for Power Semiconductor Devices

Prof. Becky Peterson, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recently awarded a 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award for her research project, "Amorphous Oxide Thin Film Transistors for Switched-Mode Power Supplies." Such power supplies could potentially be used in a wide variety of wireless sensing and actuation systems, including those that deal with security and monitoring of the environment and medical conditions.  [More Info]

Prof. Necmiye Ozay Awarded DARPA Young Faculty Award for Research in Cyber and Physical Systems

Prof. Necmiye Ozay, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award for her research project, Dynamics-based information extraction: a hybrid systems approach." Her research will impact the safety and security of cyber and physical systems.  [More Info]

UM Computer Science Alumni Create Cribspot.com

Three former University of Michigan students are making a name for themselves in the growing Ann Arbor startup scene with cribspot.com. The startup helps college students find suitable places to live, while also helping landlords manage their properties.  [More Info]

Armin Alaghi Awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

CSE graduate student Armin Alaghi received a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship to support his research on scholastic computing. The fellowship is awarded to outstanding doctoral candidates in the final stages of their program who are unusually creative, ambitious and risk-taking.  [More Info]

Life, Engineered: How Lynn Conway Reinvented Her World and Ours

Emerita professor Lynn Conway engineered her life from the start and reinvented the computer chip -- without her, our cell phones wouldn't be possible. But she also pioneered a potentially harder road, becoming among the first transgender woman in engineering.  [More Info]

Prof. Valeria Bertacco Receives U-M Faculty Recognition Award

Prof. Valeria Bertacco has been selected to receive a Faculty Recognition Award by the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan for her remarkable contributions to the University through achievements in scholarly research, and excellence as a teacher, advisor and mentor.   [More Info]

EECS Events [All Events...]

FinFETs: A Designers Perspective

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: FXB 1012
Speaker: Duke Xanthopoulos
Speaker Title: Distinguished Engineer
Event Type: MICL Seminar

Human-Centered Principles and Methods for Designing Robotic Technologies

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
4:00pm-5:30pm
Location: 3725 BBB
Speaker: Bilge Mutlu
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Psychology, and Industrial Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar

New Texture Similarity Metrics

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: 1005 EECS
Speaker: David Neuhoff
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: CSP Seminar

FOCS Round Up!

Friday, Oct 24, 2014
10:30am-11:30am
Location: 3941 BBB
Speaker: Theory Group and Friends
Event Type: Theory Seminar

The Robot Rendezvous Problem

Friday, Oct 24, 2014
3:30pm-4:30pm
Location: 1500 EECS
Speaker: Bruce Francis
Speaker Title: Professor Emeritius
Event Type: Control Seminar

Implications of Algorithmic and High-Frequency Trading

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
4:00pm-5:30pm
Location: 3725 BBB
Speaker: Michael Wellman
Speaker Title: Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar

Emerging Opportunities of III-Nitride Nanostructures: From Deep UV Nano-optoelectronics to High Efficiency Artificial Photosynthesis

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
4:40pm-5:30pm
Location: 1303 EECS
Speaker: Zetian Mi
Speaker Title: Assoc. Professor, Dept. Elec and Comp Engineering
Event Type: Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials Seminar

Homecoming Lecture: Computers That We Can Wear

Friday, Oct 31, 2014
1:30pm-2:30pm
Location: 1500 EECS
Speaker: Babak Parviz
Speaker Title: Vice President
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture