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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.
Drs. Eshete, Kessentini, and Abouelenien received research funding to support their projects from NSF/UIC, eBay, ETS, and MTRAC
Congratulations to the 2019 UPE Award and Certificate of Achievement recipients.
UM-Dearborn professor Birhanu Eshete is working in some of cybersecurity's darkest frontiers, which are getting darker all the time.
A UM-Dearborn professor is exploring whether machine learning can help create individually tuned, responsive climate control systems we never have to fight over.
Hassan Ibrahim’s recent student research experience is a good reminder that just showing a little curiosity can open doors for you.
Professor Mohamed Abouelenien's recent work on using remote heat-sensing to create a system that autonomously controls the temperature within cars and homes was featured in IEEE Spectrum.
A longtime favorite of students in the electrical and computer engineering department, Professor Emeritus Malayappan Shridhar is now sponsoring one of the ELB’s new student spaces.
CIS faculty members, Drs. Anys Bacha, Marouane Kessentini, and Qiang Zhu, serve as international conference organizers
Natasha Young, a BS-CIA major student in the CIS Department, received a UPE Executive Council Award from the UPE International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines.
Dr. Emmanuel Planas and Dr. Henri Angelino from the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Japan visited the CIS Department to discuss the continuing collaboration with CIS faculty.
The CIS Department welcomes Drs. Jin Lu, Niccolo Meneghetti, and Probir Roy to join the department in Fall 2019.
New programs in marketing, public administration and policy, and cybersecurity were created to meet industry and student needs; they are open for enrollment now.
Dr. Luis Ortiz, Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science, received an NSF grant to support his research on exploring a game-theoretic approach to strategic behavior in networks.
Dr. Marouane Kessentini, Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science, was selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Distinguished Tunisian Diaspora Research Award.
The City of Westland and UM-Dearborn are banking on a pairing of sports and technology to keep young women dreaming big about STEM.


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