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Two UM-Dearborn experts explain why machine learning is vulnerable to bias and why fixing the problem is such a big challenge.
For years, one of the country’s early video gaming programs has been a launchpad to careers inside and outside the gaming field.
University of Michigan - Dearborn stays in the ranking list of the top 50 undergraduate schools for game design by The Princeton Review this year.
Karim Beguir, Co-Founder and CEO of InstaDeep and Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning, visited the CIS Department and the DAIR Center in CECS (virtually) and gave a joint research seminar on AI-accelerated protein design.
The program is hoping to address a major need for qualified AI systems developers.
Dr. Marouane Kessentini, Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science, received research grants from NSF and Ford as well as the 10-year most influential paper award from ICPC 2021.
John Thompson, Global Head of Advanced Analytics & AI at CSL Behring, visited the CIS Department and the DAIR Center in CECS (virtually) and gave a joint research seminar on building and managing advanced analytics & AI teams.
Technology-packed autonomous vehicles will create a new frontier for hackers. A UM-Dearborn cybersecurity expert explains how we might protect them.
Dr. Lu Xiao, Assistant Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, visited the CIS Department (virtually) and gave a research seminar on data-driven and architecture-centric software performance optimization
Dr. Tushar Sharma, Senior Research Scientist at Siemens Corporate Technology, Charlotte, USA, visited the CIS Department (virtually) and gave a research seminar on how design smells influence architecture smells in software systems
Graduation is still a few weeks away, but Fall 2020 graduate Samantha O’Brien is already starting her career as a tech entrepreneur.
Colleagues share their memories of a beloved computer science professor who died earlier this month.
Despite challenges posed by the pandemic, UM-Dearborn’s new Engineering Lab Building is set to be “substantially complete” by the end of October.
The CIS Department welcomes Dr. Foyzul Hassan and Dr. Zheng Song to join the department in Fall 2020.
The College of Engineering and Computer Science’s retiring dean talks candidly about his push to reinvent the engineering culture at UM-Dearborn — and the work that still lies ahead.
Just a year after launching, the student club’s challenge-based meetups have evolved into the perfect complement to the university’s growing cybersecurity program.
Could this be the future of engineering education?
Dr. Probir Roy, Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science, received an NSF research grant to address the challenges for efficient cloud services.
Gift from eBay supports new research into AI and Intelligent Software Engineering at UM-Dearborn
The CECS senior’s path to graduation speaks to the guts and perseverance it takes to chase your dream as a first-gen student.
Drs. Anys Bacha, Birhanu Eshete, William Grosky, Marouane Kessentini, and Qiang Zhu in the Computer and Information Science Department received new professional honors and recognitions.
Vahid Alizadeh, a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Professor Marouane Kessentini in the CIS Department, will join the faculty of the School of Computing at the DePaul University as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Fall 2020.
Dr. Anys Bacha, Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science, received an NSF grant to support his research on developing solutions to defend against ransomware across mobile and computer systems while introducing minimal performance overhead.
Dr. John Oommen, Chancellor's Professor of Carleton University, Life Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of LAPR, visited CIS and gave a distinguished research seminar on anti-Bayesian statistical pattern recognition.
Recent UM-Dearborn grad Ahmad MK Nasser shares what it took for him to complete his doctorate in cybersecurity part-time, while working full-time and starting a family.


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