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Michigan Programming Teams Compete Regionally; One Team Advances to National Finals

Student programmers from Michigan are competing in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, the world’s most prestigious student programming competition.

2019 CSE Graduate Student Honors Competition highlights outstanding research

The competition is the culmination of a process that narrows a field of entrants to a handful of finalists, each of whom gives a summary presentation on an area of their research.

Two CSE grad students selected for Rising Stars in EECS Workshop

The workshop brings together outstanding women interested in pursuing academic careers in electrical engineering and computer science.

Visiting students celebrate experiences, projects

Ten students from Ethiopia have completed a new summer-long exchange program in engineering at the University of Michigan.

Michigan takes first place at Exoskeleton Competition

The STARX suit helps first-responders bear greater weights and spend less energy.

Student team brings augmented reality to the operating room

With the help of a VR headset, three students helped a doctor stay focused in the operating room.

Computer Games course continues growth, experimentation

EECS 494’s final group project requires the students to cover all phases of game development.

Student receives GSI Award for innovative work as educator, promoting diversity

Burdick has done extensive work as an instructor in EECS courses and promoter of diversity in the department.

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.

Uche Eke: A Balancing Act in Computer Science

Uche Eke is a senior studying computer science. He’s also a student athlete and is one of a small number of black students enrolled in the CS program at Michigan. With Black History Month drawing to a close, we caught Uche between his classes and the gym to learn about his time here.

Abraham Addisie awarded Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement

Addisie has been recognized for his work in domain-specific architectures for data-intensive applications.

Students develop games, build audiences in largest computer game course yet

EECS 494 uses game design to teach its students broader lessons about iteration in software development

Outstanding student research on display

The College of Engineering’s annual Graduate Symposium displays the latest in graduate student research, representing the cutting edge in areas spanning each department’s field of impact.

Graduate student honors competition highlights outstanding research

The competition is the culmination of a process that narrows a field of entrants from each of the department research areas to a handful of finalists.

Students celebrate women in computing at Grace Hopper

“When you constantly feel like you’re a minority, it is reassuring to attend events like GHC to remind you that you are not alone.”

Michigan CS makes waves at Tapia 2018

Eight students from CSE traveled to the conference this year, marking a new highpoint in attendance.

Kickstarting the first year for women in computer science

CS KickStart is a free week long summer program for incoming first-year students that aims to improve the enrollment and persistence of women in CS.

Michigan Data Science Team wrangles big data

MDST brings together students from many fields to get their hands dirty with real data science problems and tools.

Student org brings investors to Michigan

UpRound works with national and local firms to accelerate the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the region.

Making education accessible in rural India

Through EduTech, CS student Divyansh Sharma is working to deliver free video courses directly to Indian people in need of basic education.

Party for the people: UpNext app lets users shape the playlist

CS students want to empower party-goers and democratize the dancefloor.

Michigan’s first Science Olympiad invitational – for students, by students

The University of Michigan offered the state’s first invitational competition run by Olympiad alumni.

M-Fly’s season ends with top-10 finishes, new autonomous plane

This year the team tackled their first autonomous aircraft.

Mars Rover Team tackles major redesign, places in top 10 at competition

This year’s model, “Phoebe,” received a major design overhaul that gave her a speed boost and new codebase that can be used for years to come.

Exploring the source of social stereotypes

Carvalho plans to pursue research at the intersection of reinforcement learning, machine learning, and computational cognitive science.

Paper award for training computer vision systems more accurately

Exoskeletons compete to boost strength of rescue workers

Five college teams test robotic suits that could enhance humans’ abilities.

Computer science and business school students team up to create “intention” skill for Alexa

Inspired by a class on managing professional relationships, five recent University of Michigan graduates are developing an app that would mesh with Alexa to help nudge people when they’re out of sync with what they want.

U-M programming team competes at highest level in ACM-ICPC competition

The Victors, a U-M student programming team, competed in the prestigious 2018 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals in Beijing, China.

Arthur Shi: Blogging about CS

Undergraduate student Arthur Shi communicates the highs and lows of CS via the blogging platform Medium.

Bryan Stearns receives CoE Distinguished Leadership Award

For the past year Stearns has served as President of CSEG, whose membership comprises the entire body of over three hundred CSE graduate students.

Zakaria Aldeneh selected for IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Aldeneh’s research focuses on identifying the features of speech that make human interaction feel natural.

CSE Graduate Student Xinchen Yan Selected for Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship and Google PhD Fellowship

Xinchen Yan was selected for both fellowships to support his research in machine learning and its application in computer vision, graphics and robotics.

CSE graduate student earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for research on data mining

Tara Safavi’s research focuses on scalable and adaptive data mining algorithms using tools like hashing and sampling.

Computer Games Showcase Highlights New Games Built by CS Seniors

Attendees wade into a CS mosh pit and play the final projects developed by computer science seniors in EECS 494, Computer Game Design and Development.

Student-built app guides Smithsonian gallery visitors through ancient Asian art exhibit

The app, developed by a team of UM students through the Multidisciplinary Design Program, traces the historic pilgrimage of 8th century Korean monk Hyecho to provide context for the exhibit.

2017 CSE Graduate Student Honors Competition Highlights Outstanding Research

The competition is the culmination of a process that narrows a field of entrants to a handful of finalists, each of whom gives a summary presentation on an area of their research.

UM student programming team advances to ACM-ICPC World Finals in Beijing

The team, coached by Prof. Kevin Compton, will compete in the prestigious 2018 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals in April.

Solar Car team spotlight: Andrew Dickinson

Computer science student Andrew Dickinson is the race strategist on the solar car team.

MHacks gains focus, maturity as MHacks X approaches

If there’s one event at Michigan that reflects students’ raw enthusiasm for hacking and building, it’s MHacks, the infamous student-run hackathon.

CS Alum’s Four-Year Journey to Bring Music House to Michigan

“CS and music have been my passions.”

UM::Autonomy competes with brand new boat design

The UM::Autonomy team brought their latest autonomous boat, called Flying Sloth, to participate in the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Foundation Roboboat competition.

Baja Racing team first to three-peat national championship

The U-M Baja Racing team took first place in the U.S. national competition for the third year in a row, making them the first team to ever three-peat.

New student team builds autonomous vehicles

The University of Michigan Intelligent Ground Vehicle (UMIGV) student team has spent much of its first year organizing and fundraising, and is now building a prototype autonomous vehicle.

Student hybrid rocket team takes first place at inaugural competition

The Michigan Aeronautical Science Association (MASA) won the first ever Spaceport America Cup, an intercollegiate rocket engineering competition with over 110 teams from colleges and universities in eleven countries.

Lee Rutledge: Mapping the world

Lee Rutledge, CSE graduate student, is working at U-M’s autonomous robotics lab this fall to help AI agents map and navigate their surroundings on the fly.

Jack Kosaian selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Jack has enjoyed involvement in research across diverse domains within the College of Engineering.

Nilmini Abeyratne selected for the Lipschutz, Ayers Host and Olcott Smith Award

Her research focuses on computer architecture as it applies to high performance computing, supercomputers, memory, and interconnects.

Timothy Trippel selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Trippel’s research interests lie in embedded systems and IoT security and privacy for the purpose of building safe and reliable autonomous systems.

University of Michigan students create app to help with food allergies

A project started by University of Michigan students has the chance to make daily life easier for people with food allergies or special diets.

Qi Alfred Chen receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for research into network and system security

Chen investigates how to develop defense approaches that can fundamentally address security challenges in existing and future smart systems.

Sang Won Lee receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for research into facilitating collaboration for creative and artistic tasks

Lee investigates how we can coordinate collaboration among users and crowd workers, especially for complex tasks that require creativity.

CSE graduate student Pat Pannuto recognized with CoE Towner Prize

Student surveys of his course repeatedly praise his enthusiasm and passion, which make class a fun and interesting experience.

Andrew Quinn selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Andrew’s research creates cluster-scale systems that allow developers to quickly understand and debug programs.

Andrew Quinn selected for Microsoft research PhD fellowship

Andrew’s research creates cluster-scale systems that allow developers to quickly understand and debug programs.

MichiGames Arcade spotlights, preserves student-built video games

A new platform has been introduced to showcase and archive student-made videogames on the first floor of the Beyster Building.

Wolverine Soft’s January game jam produces strong games, three winners

The event challenges each group to conceptualize and build a fully working game within 48 hours.

Engineering students, teen create tech for the blind

A 17-year-old Ypsilanti high school student who is visually impaired worked with a software engineering class to develop technology that could make life easier for the blind.

Yi-Jun Chang selected for Chia-Lun Lo Fellowship

Chang’s research interest is in complexity theory of distributed computing.

Five U-M programming teams compete in ACM Regional Contest, one advances to world finals

The Victors will be advancing to the ACM-ICPC World Finals in Rapid City, South Dakota, which will take place May 20 – 25, 2017.

Sang Won Lee receives award for Best Student Composition at the International Computer Music Conference

This performance is an outcome coming from his interdisciplinary research work, Live Writing, which transforms asynchronous written communication into a real-time experience in the context of programming, writing and performing arts.

EECS students Row Blue! to victory

Four EECS students part of the Michigan Men’s Rowing team that won their 9th consecutive national championship

Students make connections at NSBE National Convention

The convention hosted more than 100 major companies, and offered students career workshops on interviewing, networking, and general industry know-how.

MHacks 6 Showcased Another Round of Creative Projects

MHacks Adds New Workshops and Events for 6th Hackathon

Miss Wayne County Inspires Young Girls to Pursue Computer Science

Steven Parkison earns NSF Fellowship to design tools for the future of autonomous cars

The goal of Steven’s research is to improve vision-based perception systems on cars and to create an extra layer of safety.

Duc Le Selected for Mary A. Rackham Institute Graduate Student Research Assistantship

Introducing the Ensemble of CSE Ladies

Michigan Mobile Phone Ensemble Stretches, Challenges Performers and Audience

Over 600 Students Present Final Projects at EECS 183 Showcase

Winter 2015 Games Showcase Brings Lively Crowd to Tishman Hall

Students Show off Projects during Winter Semester Showcases

Shift Collaborative: Providing Creative Space and Community for Tech Students with Business on the Brain

CS Students Sweep Awards at 2015 Mobile Apps Challenge

Elaine Wah Receives CoE Marian Sarah Parker Prize

Elaine Wah Receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for Research on Algorithmic Trading

Karl Winsor Honored with Goldwater Scholarship

HKN students crowned Mr. and Ms. Engineer at the the Engineering Games

The competition raised over $2,000 for the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program.

CSE Supports Women in Computing and Sponsors Upcoming MICWIC Conference at U-M

MHacks Continues to Impress with Over 1200 Participants at Hackathon

CSE Graduate Student Develops Lower-Cost Self-Driving Car Navigation System

Helen Hagos Selected for Dow Sustainability Fellowship

Career Center Report Shows Computer Scientists Highly Sought, Best Compensated

Despite Cold Weather, CSE Community Turns Out For Science on Screen Movie & Lecture

MHacks is Returning for its Fifth Hackathon

2014 Computer Games Showcase Draws Another Big Crowd

The First-Ever EECS 183 Showcase was a Success

U-M Programming Team The Victors Advance to ACM World Finals

Dragomir Radev Coaches High School Linguists in Competition at International Linguistics Olympiad

Benjamin Englard Awarded Thiel Fellowship

Doowon Lee Selected for IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Students to use IBM Watson Cognitive Computing System in class

Michigan is one of seven universities IBM is partnering with to give students access to the technology.

Award-winning EECS 2014 graduate student instructors & instructional aides recognized

The Graduate Student Instructor and Instructional Aide Awards Ceremony was a night to celebrate and thank the University’s wonderful student educators.

CS Students Win at Mobile Apps Challenge

Students Build Apps for Grace

EECS students attend National NSBE Convention – Come back psyched

The Convention offers leadership development, internship opportunities, networking activities, and professional workshops.

gEECS hosts high school students at {Girls Code}

Called {Girls Code}, the workshop taught the girls the basics of Arduino—open-source electronics prototyping platform.

Jill Bender Chosen for CoE Distinguished Leadership Award

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

G.R.E.A.T. Day is designed to open up young girls’ minds to the possibility of engineering as a career path.

Forest Agostinelli Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Branden Ghena Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Meghan Clark Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Elizabeth Mamantov Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Elizabeth Mamantov Selected for Microsoft Graduate Women's Scholarship

Sanae Rosen Selected for Margaret Ayers Host Award

2013-14 Undergraduate Student Awards

Congratulations to these phenomenal students!

2014 CoE Towner Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors

These students received the award for their creativity as an instructor, their thorough understanding of the content, and for their dedication to student success.

“Spark” races in 2013 Formula Hybrid Racing Competition

The Michigan Hybrid Racing team’s Spark took home a 4th place finish.

The Noisy Wolverines earn the right to compete for gold

The team of graduate students ranked 4th among 90 competing teams in the qualification round.

2013 CoE Towner Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors

A big thank you to these students for all their hard work and dedication!

Students form SkySpecs, LLC to produce autonomous aerial vehicles

The SkySpecs robot will designed for use by end users and will be controlled via a touchscreen tablet.

Hacker teams from Michigan win recognitions at PennApps Hackathon

Congratulations to the two student teams!

Max Seiden selected for KPCB Engineering Fellowship

Max will be employed by KPCB portfolio company One Kings Lane, where he will develop his technical skills and be mentored by an engineering executive.

Michigan Hybrid Racing

Listen to Michigan Hybrid Racing team members talk about their work and upcoming competition.

AMD/Michigan Student Design Contest

Congratulations to the winning students!

Three EECS Teams are winners in 2011 DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest

The contest is highly competitive and features the best student projects from the largest and most prestigious conferences in their respective fields.

EECS Spinoffs recognized as Key Innovators in Business Competition

Congratulations to these winning companies. Go Blue!

Students give a couple of the best among 3,000 Elevator Pitches

Congratulations to Keith Porter and Patrick Theisen!

EECS Researchers win Best Paper Award at ICCAD 2010

Their paper introduces new techniques that improve speed, solution quality, simplicity, and integration with other optimizations for global placement technology.

MRacing Team drives to 2nd overall finish in Formula Student Germany

Taking first place in acceleration and second place in endurance and autocross, this is one of the team’s best international finishes to date.

Computer Vision Research Recognized at Innovation in AEC Conference

With D4AR models, you can monitor progress, productivity, safety, quality, constructability and even site logistics remotely.

UM: Autonomy’s Team takes home 1st Prize

The Autonomous Surface Vehicle Competition is a student robotics competition in which teams race ASVs of their own design through an aquatic obstacle course.

Patrick O’Keefe awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

“I am confident we can do better than the ubiquitous keyboard and mouse paradigm, and I intend to find out how,” said O’Keefe.

EECS students help the deaf “Feel the Music”

The competition sought solutions for a better way for the deaf and hearing-impaired population to appreciate music.

U-M shares 1st place prize at ISPD

Dongjin’s research is a blend of computer science with computer and electrical engineering, and can have a huge impact on upcoming integrated circuits.