06/27/2022

After years of effort, why aren’t engineering programs more diverse?

Leaders in UM-Dearborn’s College of Engineering and Computer Science talk about why universities aren’t gaining more ground when it comes to recruitment of women and Black students — and some new approaches that could finally transform the college....
06/26/2022

Faculty and students react to their first weeks in the new ELB

UM-Dearborn’s new Engineering Lab Building is open and it’s definitely meeting expectations....
06/19/2022

UM-Dearborn students built an art robot that uses your eyes to paint

The assistive technology demonstrates the potential of lower-cost eye tracking technology for helping artists with disabilities....
06/06/2022

Why proteins could make for amazing nanobots

A fascinating new NSF-funded project from UM-Dearborn Assistant Professor Alireza Mohammadi is exploring what proteins and robots may have in common. ...
05/16/2022

EV charging stations could be a target for hackers

A UM-Dearborn doctoral student is working to prevent charging infrastructure from becoming a new way to attack electric vehicles, the grid or your bank account....
10/18/2021

This energy efficiency project will turn the new ELB into a building-sized laboratory

For this year’s DTE E-Challenge, an interdisciplinary team of faculty and students will leverage everything from artificial intelligence to “shaming” to reduce our energy footprint....
10/06/2021

The future’s best robots may not have arms, faces or talk. But they’ll still change how we live.

UM-Dearborn’s robotics faculty talk about how public expectations for robots are often out of sync with realities of the technology. But that shouldn’t stunt our optimism about the field’s future....
09/29/2021

The looming security threat posed by the cyber ‘supply chain’

Complex information and communication systems are often made up of hundreds of hardware and software components from a hodgepodge of manufacturers. UM-Dearborn’s Junaid Farooq says that makes them a cyber-physical battleground....
08/02/2021

UM-Dearborn launches D.Eng. program in electrical and computer engineering

Doctor of Engineering programs are an increasingly popular Ph.D. alternative for working professionals who want applied research expertise....
05/28/2021

UM-Dearborn research shows truck platooning is a concept that’s ready for the road

A collaboration between UM-Dearborn and Auburn University has demonstrated a clear market case for an application of semi-autonomous technology in the trucking industry....