Undergraduate research on speeding up data centers earns ACM first prize
The student’s project targets critical moments where the next instruction in a program is only available in a slower type of memory.
Members of CSE earn four MLK Spirit Awards
For “exemplifying the leadership and vision of Dr. King,” four CSE students and faculty were honored as part of U-M’s annual MLK symposium.
CRA recognizes three outstanding undergraduate researchers
The three students were given Honorable Mentions for their interdisciplinary projects.
Michigan team competes in Amazon challenge to make AI more engaging
The team of twelve students is one of ten worldwide working to give Amazon’s Alexa more human-like conversational skills.
“Mind reading” study looks inside coders’ brains
Using real-time fMRI readings, researchers linked spatial reasoning with CS problem solving.
Michigan takes first place at Exoskeleton Competition
The STARX suit helps first-responders bear greater weights and spend less energy.
Computer Games course continues growth, experimentation
EECS 494’s final group project requires the students to cover all phases of game development.
A secure future for US elections starts in the classroom
A new special topics course on election cybersecurity gives students an examination of the past, present, and future of US elections.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CS KickStart gives incoming freshmen an introduction to computer science
The event took place August 28th to September 2nd on North Campus, and included programming labs, CS lab tours, field trips to local tech companies, and social events to get the participants acclimated to U-M and computer science.
EECS students Row Blue! to victory
Four EECS students part of the Michigan Men’s Rowing team that won their 9th consecutive national championship
Summer Bootcamp prepares undergraduates for work with big data
The Big Data Summer Bootcamp is a six-week interdisciplinary training and research program at the University of Michigan.
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.
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.
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.
Hackers tackle assistive technology
Dr. David Chesney and others hosted a hackathon that focused on projects for the greater good.
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.
Students give a couple of the best among 3,000 Elevator Pitches
Congratulations to Keith Porter and Patrick Theisen!
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.
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.