Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize for new robotics course that focuses on equitable education
An interdisciplinary team of faculty created a new introductory course in robotics that is designed for inclusivity by focusing on linear algebra instead of AP calculus, opening it up to freshman students with a broad mathematical background.
Inclusive teaching sessions underway at CSE
Over 200 student instructors and teaching assistants who teach classes in the computer science and computer engineering curricula are being trained in inclusive teaching.
‘Solving for equity’: A Michigan Robotics course flips the script on engineering ed
ASEE Prism magazine explores how linear algebra could level the playing field.
How CS is changing education
Embedding coding into high school history class; building eBooks to broaden participation in computing; and rolling out digital tools for collaborative K-5 learning. Michigan researchers are taking on the big challenges to integrating computing into everyone’s education.
Josh Meyer has built the software that your kids and teachers need
From his days as an online poker playing undergrad to his current role as a technology developer, Josh has discovered a passion – and built a platform – for online learning.
Teaching CS in history class
Computing is a tool for getting things done. Let’s teach it that way.
Roadmap for teachers: U-M free online learning platform paves the way
K-5 teachers and students throughout Michigan are building thriving learning communities online by using free deeply-digital, standards-aligned curricula and platform developed by the U-M Center for Digital Curricula.
One-credit class for curious students with no CS background returns this fall
Discover Computer Science provides a basic background in all the skills a student needs to pursue further education in computing.
Gift from Daniel E. Offutt III Charitable Trust endows CSE chair and funds targeted activities
The gift will be extremely valuable as CSE continues to progress as a computer science powerhouse.
Gift from EECS alumnus David J. Kuck establishes CSE Dissertation Prize
Kuck’s impacts in the area of parallel computing are an inspiration to all of us, and this award will carry real significance for its recipients.
Engineering course challenges students to create tech solutions for COVID-19
‘When caught in a situation such as this, creatively and positively helping others is always an excellent endeavor.’
Instructors mail robot parts, develop video project amid sudden online semester
EECS 373 course instructors quickly pulled together an alternative final project that had students building robots at home.
Westley Weimer voted 2020 HKN Professor of the Year in CSE
Weimer is well known as a passionate educator, and for going the extra mile to engage with and advocate for students.
K-12 online learning platform sees big rise in use
Daily webinars available for teachers interested in exploring the free customizable tools.
Retooled computer science course goes all-COVID, all-online
Class seeks software solutions to COVID-19 problems.
Tiana Brandon: Building a Bridge to Success for Students in CS
Tiana loves CS and considers herself a supporter of CSE. She shares her experiences, struggles, and thoughts as a first-generation student.
Amir Kamil recognized for outstanding contributions to education
Kamil has shown a consistent and unrelenting commitment to bettering education in CSE.
Learning the computational mindset – education researchers give perspective
The authors argue that modern children already think with computation after being shaped by the prolific digital tools that fill their lives
Valeria Bertacco appointed vice provost for engaged learning
Bertacco will advocate for and support university initiatives that create opportunities for action-based and engaged student learning.
Visiting students celebrate experiences, projects
Ten students from Ethiopia have completed a new summer-long exchange program in engineering at the University of Michigan.
Guzdial receives SIGCSE outstanding educator award
Guzdial is a leading expert in the field of computing education, and was one of its earliest researchers.
Teaching science with sound waves
The classes got to learn about cybersecurity, the physics of sound waves, and how to beam music a long distance like a flashlight using ultrasound.
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.
Outstanding commitment to undergraduate mentorship
“Thanks to his tireless support and unparalleled patience, I am now equipped with a fundamental research skill set.”
College award for excellence in education
Bill Arthur was recognized for demonstrating sustained excellence in instruction and guidance.
Transforming tools for some into a language for all
The efforts of computing education researcher Mark Guzdial span the challenges facing a young field
Collegiate Lecturership recognizes commitment to innovative teaching
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to education, Dr. David Chesney has been named a 2018-2019 Toby Teorey Collegiate Lecturer.
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.
New one-credit course allows those without experience to discover computer science
Throughout the semester, students will work with Prof. Rada Mihalcea and PhD student Laura Wendlandt to see how computers connect to real-world applications in many disciplines.
Lattice Data, Inc supports CSE students
The gift supplemented the Computer Science and Engineering Special Projects Fund.
Five faculty honored for increasing women’s participation in computing
A team of NAME and EECS faculty have been awarded with a Second Place Excellence in Promoting Women in Undergraduate Computing Award.
EECS 280 becomes third largest course at U-M
Course enrollment has increased by almost 200 students in just one year.
Mary Lou Dorf named U-M Collegiate Lecturer
Dr. Dorf has made notable contributions to instruction through her reimagining of EECS 183.
James Juett Voted HKN Professor of the Year for CSEDr. Juett was selected though a popular vote of EECS students.
Mary Lou Dorf selected for Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize
Dr. Dorf has transformed EECS 183 into an interactive and inclusive experience.
Computer Science Continues to Be One of the Most Popular and Rewarding Programs at MichiganThe College of Engineering employment survey provides the data.
Valeria Bertacco named Arthur F. Thurnau Professor for contributions to undergraduate education
Prof. Bertacco is enthusiastic and passionate about teaching and has made it her mission to improve the undergraduate educational experience of all of her students.
For Black History Month, CSE Spotlights Faculty and Alumni in AcademiaIn this article, we profile three CSE faculty and three of our alumni.
Dr. David Paoletti selected to receive CoE Thomas M. Sawyer, Jr. Teaching award
Paoletti has transformed a 600+ student course into of the best-regarded classes in the EECS department.
Popular intro CS course continues to grow; Over 870 students present final projects at showcase
EECS 183 is designed to teach undeclared students and non-CS majors the fundamentals of algorithmic thinking and programming.
EECS 183 Showcase highlights another round of final projects
EECS 183 is the introductory CS class for LSA students, and it has been designed to broaden participation in the discipline.
David Chesney receives 2016 Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize
Through his courses, students are able to learn the fundamentals of programming and software systems, while also seeing the social impact of computer science.
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.
Girls Encoded motivates students to study CS
The all-day event consisted of hands-on activities, a panel discussion, and lab tours to show students the different aspects of CS.
Marcus Darden voted HKN Professor of the Year for CSE
Darden teaches both large sections of EECS 281 and a more specialized EECS 398 course. He also serves as a faculty advisor for CS students.
ArborHacks formed to increase access to and participation in computer science
The group will hold a once-a-year hackathon for local high school students in addition to other events.
2016 EECS Outstanding Achievement Awards
The EECS Outstanding Achievement Awards are presented annually to faculty members for their outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service.
Three Michigan universities receive Pacesetters Awards to attract more women to computer science
Programs will be developed under the grant to foster inclusiveness and to provide support.
A journey from the Ibn Sina School to Graduate School at U-M
The School helps to prepare undergraduate students in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for successful careers in computer science research.
2015 promotions of our faculty – congratulations!
Congratulations to the faculty members that received promotions this year.
Over 600 Students Present Final Projects at EECS 183 Showcase
The project-based class has been a successful introduction to CS for many students.
Winter 2015 Games Showcase Brings Lively Crowd to Tishman Hall
The showcase is the culmination of a project from EECS 494, Computer Game Design and Development.
Students Show off Projects during Winter Semester Showcases
The breadth of projects shown by students at semester's end is inspiring.
New Undergraduate Program in Data Science Announced
Developed jointly with the Department of Statistics, the new program will bring together the practices required to adequately manage, analyze, and interpret data at scale.
Future Scientists Tour CSE
A group of preschoolers get an early look at the world of CSE.
Creativity in the Classroom: Gibson Puts Emphasis on Collaborative Learning and Quick Prototyping in Games MDE
Dr. Jeremy Gibson has flipped his classroom and revamped his game development course – and it looks promising.
Irma Wyman: Computer pioneer and advocate for women in engineering
Her experiences led her to establish the Irma M. Wyman Scholarship at the University’s Center for the Education of Women.
CSE Supports Women in Computing and Sponsors Upcoming MICWIC Conference at U-M
In addition to MICWIC, CSE supports a number of programs designed to expand opportunities for women in computing through outreach, education, and through connection to resources.
2015 EECS Outstanding Achievement Awards
Winners are chosen for their outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service.
CSE Sponsors Science on Screen Night; Lecture by Prof. Kevin Compton and Screening of "The Imitation Game"
Students, faculty, and staff can attend the event at the Michigan Theater on January 8.
2014 Computer Games Showcase Draws Another Big Crowd
This showcase is one of the most popular to occur each year.
David Chesney Receives IBM Faculty Award
1,000 Hackers Expected on North Campus for MHacks IV
Dragomir Radev coaches high school linguists in competition at International Linguistics Olympiad
The 12th International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) was held in Beijing, China from July 21 through 25th, 2014.
2014 Promotions of our faculty – congratulations!
Congratulations to Profs Bertacco, Flinn, Narayanasamy, Olson, Rais-Zadeh, and Zhong.
Alumni explore lots of EECS-related engineering with their kids
Three hundred and eighty alumni and children stretched across North Campus, dabbling in drones and bones, rockets and radioactives.
Jeremy Gibson authors book on game design, prototyping, and programming
High school students explore engineering through music and computer science
Computer architecture innovator Trevor Mudge chosen for top recognition by ACM/IEEE
Benjamin Englard Awarded Thiel Fellowship
Computer scientists author book on hardware prefetching
Andrew DeOrio and Fawwaz Ulaby voted HKN Professors of the Year
Starting this year, an award will be presented to a faculty member from each division – both CS and ECE.
Two CSE faculty help make the Ibn Sina School for computer science a reality
Halderman's "Securing Digital Democracy" opens on Coursera
Dragomir Radev Coaches High School Linguists to Multiple Wins in International Competition
The 10th International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from July 29th to August 4th, 2012.
J. Alex Halderman to Teach Course on Electronic and Internet Voting through CourseraThe 5-week course will provide the technical background and public policy foundation that today's citizens need to understand the electronic voting debate.
Mark Brehob elected as HKN Professor of the Year
Not only is Brehob an excellent educator, he is also a fantastic Undergrad Chief Program Advisor for CE, where he advises students on program needs.