Congratulations to the 2019 UPE Award and Certificate of Achievement recipients.
The City of Westland and UM-Dearborn partnered this summer to offer a STEM program that combined computational thinking and golf. Check out the video below to hear what the participants thought about the program!
Please welcome Mechanical Engineering’s newest faculty members--Dr. Lei Chen and Dr. Christopher Pannier.
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.
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. Taehyun Shim, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
The CIS Department welcomes Drs. Jin Lu, Niccolo Meneghetti, and Probir Roy to join the department in Fall 2019.
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.
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Dr. Marouane Kessentini, Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science, received a grant from NSF for his research in software refactoring.
Travis Bates was awarded Chancellor's Medallion during the university’s commencement ceremony Sunday, April 28, 2019, in recognition of his academic achievement, character and integrity.
Dr. Mohamed Abouelenien, Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science, received three new research grants (over $790K) from Toyota Research Institute, Procter & Gamble, and Educational Testing Service (ETS), respectively.
Dr. Carlos A. Coello Coello, Professor with Distinction in Computer Science at CINVESTAV-IPN in Mexico City and an IEEE Fellow, visited the CIS Department and gave a distinguished seminar at AIR Lab.
Dr. Brahim Medjahed, Professor of Computer and Information Science, is appointed as Associate Dean of Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan
Five CIS faculty members, Drs. Marouane Kessentini, Jie Shen, Di Ma, Brahim Medjehad, and Bill Grosky, received new professional honors and recognition.
Dr. Mohamed Abouelenien, Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science, received a Ford/U-M Research Alliance grant for his research project entitled "Circadian State Detection and Classification System".
Dr. El-Gazali Talbi, Professor at the University of Lille and the head of the optimization group of the Computer Science laboratory (CRISTAL), visited CIS and gave a distinguished seminar on synergy between machine learning and metaheuristics.
Dr. Mark Guzdial, Professor in Computer Science & Engineering Division and in Engineering Education Research at the UM-Ann Arbor and ACM Fellow, visited CIS and gave a distinguished research seminar on using learning sciences research to improve computing teaching.
Dr. Erik Fredericks, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Oakland University, visited CIS and gave a research seminar on impact of uncertainty on cyber-physical systems
Dr. Amiangshu Bosu, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Wayne State University, visited CIS and gave a research seminar on empirical software engineering
Dr. Siyuan Jiang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Eastern Michigan University, visited CIS and gave a research seminar on applying deep learning and NLP methodologies in software engineering.
Three CIS faculty members, Drs. Birhanu Eshete, Marouane Kessentini, and Qiang Zhu, received professional honors and recognition.
Dr. Birhanu Eshete, Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science, gave the first CIS seminar on his new research results in cybersecurity.