Latest EECS News [All News...]

Jill Bender Chosen for CoE Distinguished Leadership Award

Jill Bender has received a 2014 CoE Distinguished Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership and service to the College and community. Jill has coached young girls in robotics competition and encouraged inclusion in computer science, has held leadership positions in student organizations, and has worked as an EECS instructional assistant.  [More Info]

Alumni Spotlight: Steve Mollenkopf, New CEO of Qualcomm

Steve Mollenkopf (MSE EE '93) was recently named CEO of Qualcomm. During his 20 years at Qualcomm, he helped Qualcomm became the worlds largest mobile chipset supplier and the global leader in LTE technolog. Qualcomm powers the majority of 3G and 4G devices commercially available today.  [More Info]

Halderman and Lafortune Join TerraSwarm Research Center

Two EECS faculty with expertise in Privacy and Security, J. Alex Halderman and Stephane Lafortune, will join the TerraSwarm Research Center in May. TerraSwarm addresses the huge potential, as well as the risks, of pervasive integration of smart, networked sensors and actuators into the connected world.   [More Info]

SWE Hosts G.R.E.A.T. Day for Girls

The Society of Women Engineers Student Section at the University of Michigan held its second annual G.R.E.A.T Day (Girls Research Engineering And Technology) on April 12th for 240 students and parents from states across the Midwest. CS undergraduate Ariana Mirian was a co-chair for the event.  [More Info]

Isabel Martin Received CoE Dist. Leadership Award

Isabel Martin received a 2014 CoE Distinguished Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership and service to the College and community. Her leadership activities include serving as President of the Mars Rover team and founder of the Robotic Exploration of Space Team.  [More Info]

Christopher Boyd Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

ECE graduate student Christopher Boyd has been awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to support his research in the area of MEMS inertial sensors. He is developing new control architectures for these sensors, including rate-integrating gyroscopes and resonant accelerometers. He also designs chips and the algorithms that control them.  [More Info]

EECS Events [All Events...]

The Economics of a Job: Why Starting or Joining a Start-up Might Make More Sense

Monday, Apr 21, 2014
Location: Johnson Room, LEC
Speaker: Abdur Chowdhury
Speaker Title: Co-founder and CEO, Pushd
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture

Verified Approximate Computing

Monday, Apr 21, 2014
Location: 1690 Beyster
Speaker: Michael Carbin
Speaker Title: Ph.D. Candidate
Event Type: Faculty Candidate Seminar

Cortical prediction markets

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
Location: BBB 3725
Speaker: David Balduzzi
Speaker Title: Senior Researcher
Event Type: AI Seminar

2014 Data and Computational Science Symposium

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Location: 1670 Beyster Building
Event Type:

Holistic co-design of integrated microwave, analog, digital, and photonic systems

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Location: 1311 EECS
Speaker: Steven M. Bowers
Speaker Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Event Type: Faculty Candidate Seminar

Group, Lattice and Polar Codes for Multi-terminal Communications

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Location: 3316 EECS
Speaker: Aria Ghasemian Sahebi
Event Type: Defense Event

Economic Mechanisms for Managing Risk in Heterogeneous Datacenters

Friday, Apr 25, 2014
Location: 3725 BBB
Speaker: Benjamin C. Lee, Ph.D.
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Event Type: ACAL Seminar

Exponential Lower Bounds for Polytopes in Combinatorial Optimization

Friday, Apr 25, 2014
Location: BBB 3941
Speaker: Aaron Snook
Event Type: Theory Seminar