Class of Spring 2024: CECS graduate Issa Hachem

One of three siblings to graduate from UM-Dearborn, computer engineering graduate Issa Hachem says getting to the commencement stage has been a family affair....
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Could we make food processing ‘smarter’?

UM-Dearborn professors are teaming up with Michigan State University to take the human guesswork out of modern food processing....

America needs more farmers. Could robots help?

CECS Assistant Professor Jaerock Kwon is working on autonomous vehicles that could assist farmworkers. But building farm AVs presents a much different challenge than ones designed for the road....

Could you be friends with a robot?

CECS Associate Professor Samir Rawashdeh creates interactive robots for his kids to play with. It’s taught him something about what it might take to make human-robot interactions meaningful. ...

This professor is preparing for a busy election season of political deepfake detection

UM-Dearborn Professor Hafiz Malik has become a go-to resource for journalists debunking fake audio and video....

Breaking the ‘cold chain’

Materials scientist Pravansu Mohanty has developed a way to eliminate the need for cold storage of vaccines and biopharmaceuticals. Could his startup be a game changer for bringing advanced medicines to lower-income countries?...

Closing the loop on EV battery fires

Assistant Professor Lei Chen is trying to understand the root cause of EV battery malfunctions. A new NSF-funded lab will advance his research — and could help improve the manufacturing process, too....

K-12 teachers need to understand AI. So do those who train them.

CEHHS Associate Dean Stein Brunvand was part of an inaugural fellowship program to help education faculty integrate this evolving technology into their curricula....

UM-Dearborn and the Department of Defense are teaming up to modernize the DoD’s engineering ecosystem

An interdisciplinary team led by Professor Pravansu Mohanty is helping the DoD adopt the design and data sharing strategies that have become the backbone of modern manufacturing....

Class of Fall 2023: CECS graduate Olivia Pellegrini

During her time at UM-Dearborn, the cybersecurity major has scored big internships, published research and even found time to play on the volleyball team. Now she’s eyeing a career in the artificial intelligence field. ...