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‘Space tethers’ can be used to fling spacecraft into interplanetary space
  1. ‘Space tethers’ can be used to fling spacecraft into interplanetary space

    The tether could be used to deorbit out-of-use spacecraft, push spacecraft from low Earth orbit into higher orbits, or even push spacecraft out of Earth’s orbit altogether.

  2. Thomas Chen earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for research in artificial neural networks for computer vision

    Thomas and his group are working to improve upon artificial neural network design through a process called sparse coding.

  3. Stephen Forrest receives 2015 Distinguished University Innovator Award

    Prof. Forrest is widely acknowledged as one of the most successful academic inventors and entrepreneurs today.

  4. Michigan Micro Mote (M3) makes history as the world’s smallest computer

    A brief history of what led to the technical feat known as the Michigan Micro Mote, a tiny speck of a computer that does it all.

  5. Yi-Chin Wu receives ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award for research in network security

    Her dissertation focused on “opacity,” which captures whether a given secret of the system can be inferred by intruders who observe the behavior of the system.

  6. Researchers build groundbreaking device for NASA SMAP mission

    The SMAP mission is NASA’s most ambitious sensing project yet for measuring global soil moisture levels.

  7. Nick Yang: Investing in the age of robotics

    At the age of 24, Yang sold his company ChinaRen for $35 million.

  8. Yelin Kim wins Best Student Paper Award at ACM Multimedia 2014 for research in facial emotion recognition

    She computationally measures, represents, and analyzes human behavior data to illuminate fundamental human behavior and emotion perception, and develop natural human-machine interfaces.

  9. Prof. Kamal Sarabandi elected President of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society

    The IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society is a remote sensing organization with more than 3700 members around the globe.

  10. Yang Liu receives Best Applications Paper Award for cyber security research in phishing

    His paper detailed his use of big data analysis to solve a major problem of cyber security.