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Improved neural probe can pose precise questions without losing parts of the answers

Michigan Engineering professor Euisik Yoon et. al. have published a paper about a neural probe that makes it possible to study brain activity when timing is important, such as the consolidation of memory. May 1, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article ...


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Battery-free sensor startup takes aim at industrial efficiency

Michigan Engineering assistant professor David Wentzloff et. al. is creating sensors that run without batteries, enabling them to pinpoint problems as soon as they occur without the need for routine maintenance. May 8, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article ...


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Understanding COVID-19 Transmission Rates in Different Types of Homes

Michigan Engineering Assistant Professor Nikola Banovic and team work on building a more diverse model of the types of dwellings real people live in to better evaluate COVID-19 transmission risk within homes. May 13, 2020. #5mins #Engineering #video #CollegeofEngineering ...


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Faster than COVID: A Computer Model that Predicts the Disease’s Next Move

Michigan Engineering Professor Jenna Wiens discusses how a computational model could give a Michigan hospital and its care providers a leg up on COVID-19 by predicting which patients are likely to quickly deteriorate upon admission. May 12, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article...


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Tracking Social Distancing During COVID-19

Michigan Minds presents Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Jason Corso to discuss how Voxel51 is using custom AI to track how pedestrian and vehicle traffic is evolving amid stay-at-home orders in locations around the world. May 12, 2020. #5-15mins #web-article ...


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Retooled Computer Science Course Goes All-COVID, All-online

Michigan Engineering lecturer David Chesney leads a COVID-era redesign of a long-running computer science undergraduate course. This will employ 120 U-M computer science students to design software to tackle problems related to the crisis. April 20, 2020. #5mins #Engineering #web...


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Catching Nuclear Smugglers: Fast Algorithm Could Enable Cost-effective Detectors at Borders

Michigan Engineering Professors Alfred Hero and Sara Pozzi create an algorithm that can detect weak signals from nuclear weapons materials, in order to provide more security across national borders. April 28, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article ...


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Game Theory and the COVID-19 Outbreak: Coordinating Our Interests at Individual to National Levels

Michigan Engineering Professor Mingyan Liu leads a $6.5 million project funded by the Department of Defense to share data about how officials at different levels of government can work together to maximize COVID-safe behavior through game theory. April 28, 2020. #5mins #Engineering ...


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Tracking social distancing through live camera feeds and computer vision

Michigan Engineering professor Jason Corso et. al. have created a platform to track social distancing in cities. The platform utilizes custom AI to track vehicle, cyclist and pedestrian traffic in seven cities around the world. April 8, 2020. # #Engineering #video ...


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Researchers to Use Brain Scans to Understand Gender Bias in Software Development

Michigan Engineering Professor Westley Weimer and PhD student Yu Huang were given funding from Google Faculty Research Award to use medical imaging and eye tracking to better understand how gender bias impacts decisions made during code review. March 30, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering...