2/7/2024

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....
1/29/2024

This competition is hoping to address the shortage of EV battery engineers

The national collegiate Battery Workforce Challenge competition is giving UM-Dearborn and Henry Ford College students a rare opportunity to train on real EV batteries and real vehicles, while preparing them for in-demand careers....
1/22/2024

Why used EV batteries are poised to play a big role in the electric grid

Two UM-Dearborn doctoral students recently scored first prize in an international CO₂ reduction challenge for modeling the “second life” potential of used EV batteries....
1/17/2024

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....
12/13/2023

The perfect idea to ensure perfect name pronunciations at commencement

Professor Hafiz Malik and his graduate students built a new name reader that allows students to record their names in their own voices for the commencement ceremony....
6/26/2023

Is AI really a threat to human civilization?

Three UM-Dearborn experts say recent warnings that artificial intelligence may soon pose an ‘extinction-level’ threat are overblown. But we’re right to be concerned about other ways AI is reshaping our world....
3/20/2023

No, ChatGPT is not a disaster for higher education.

Three UM-Dearborn experts talk about the much-hyped new AI tool, the potential for cheating and why ChatGPT could be a valuable resource for educators and students....
3/8/2023

We’re not ready for the electrification era

To slash emissions and battle climate change, countries across the world are pushing the adoption of electricity-based technologies like electric vehicles and heat pumps. But Associate Professor Wencong Su says the grid is nowhere near ready for a lot more...
3/6/2023

AI's mysterious ‘black box’ problem, explained

Artificial intelligence can do amazing things that humans can’t, but in many cases, we have no idea how AI systems make their decisions. UM-Dearborn Associate Professor Samir Rawashdeh explains why that’s a big deal....
2/22/2023

If robots could talk (or at least make intelligible sounds)

During a recent NSF-funded project, Assistant Professor Alireza Mohammadi stumbled on an interesting discovery that could make it easier to understand what robots might be trying to tell us....