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EECS commemorates Juneteenth with event celebrating excellence and diversity in tech

Over 200 community members came together for the department’s 5th annual Juneteenth celebration, featuring musical performances, presentations by students, talks by distinguished alumni, and local Black-owned food trucks.

Atul Prakash named chair of Computer Science and Engineering

Prakash is an expert in the security and privacy of computer systems.

The legacy of Lynn Conway, chip design pioneer and transgender rights advocate

Conway, professor emerita of electrical engineering and computer science, has died.

Prof. Benjamin Kuipers, known for his AI research on common sense knowledge, retires

In pursuit of a mathematics for investigating the mind, he has brought us important insights into how AI agents can learn about the world from their own experience, and how ethics relates to AI.

Bringing the Joy of Coding to Asilong, Kenya

Fourteen eleventh graders have joined Joy of Coding in Kenya, learning programming skills and teaching them to peers.

CSE announces 2024 faculty promotions

Four faculty have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to research, education, and service in and beyond the CSE community.

CSE celebrates grad student achievements at annual reception

CSE recognized the many honors and contributions of its graduate students, as well as presenting the CSE HACKS Spirit Award and DEI Service Awards.

CSE celebrates Take Your Child to Work Day with tech-inspired fun

Kids enjoyed more than 10 stations featuring robots, computer-themed crafts, video games, and more.

David Chesney, champion of computing for the greater good, retires

Context matters, and Chesney has demonstrated this for us.

Madelyn Gatchel receives 2024 CSE HACKS Spirit Award

The award recognizes Madelyn’s exceptional leadership, service, and embodiment of CSE’s values.

Eight graduate students recognized with CSE DEI Service Awards

The recipients were recognized for their contributions to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in CSE.

James Juett voted 2024 HKN Professor of the Year

Dr. Juett is receiving this honor for the second time.

CSE celebrates Arab American Heritage Month with crafts and snacks

The event featured crafts guided by local artist Malika Ayubbi and Middle Eastern snacks.

Girls Who Code breaking down gender barriers in CS

The U-M chapter of the national student-let organization is providing much-needed support for women computer science students.

QuantUM*Lot to provide additional parking capacity on University of Michigan North Campus

A quantum parking lot will be completed this summer in front of the new Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building.

Remembering Michigan alum, computer industry pioneer, and benefactor Richard H. Orenstein

Orenstein, who endowed the Division Chair of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan, died at the age of 82.

Three staff recognized with 2024 CSE Excellence ++ Award

These individuals provide the professionalism and insight that enable the efficient operation of one of the largest units at the College of Engineering.

ColorCoded: Fostering a vibrant community for students of color in computing at U-M

Student organization ColorCoded offers a space for students of color in computing disciplines across U-M to come together, form community, and support each other in education, professional development, and beyond.

Cocoa and community at CSE Carnival

Students in introductory CS courses came together for a fun-filled afternoon with sweet treats and games.

These CS students are football champions

CS and college football are both big challenges. These students are champs at both!

CS alum Jill Bender: working at the intersection of tech and climate

Her career is driven by a passion for innovative technologies, a commitment to addressing global challenges, and expanding opportunities for underrepresented groups in tech.

Six CSE staff recognized by College of Engineering for their outstanding contributions

Shannon Escobar, Karen Liska, Jamie Goldsmith, Sarah Snay, Gray Strain, and Punam Vyas have been recognized by the College of Engineering for consistently demonstrating the College’s mission, vision, and values in their work.

CSE showcases student video games at Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra concert

Attendees of all ages enjoyed playing student-designed games before the show at the Michigan Theater.

Fall celebrations at CSE: Cobwebs, candy, and camaraderie

CSE celebrated the spooky season with its annual door decorating contest, office trick-or-treating, and a grad student open house.

Final beam for Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building is signed, sealed, and delivered

A key milestone is met as the building takes shape.

CSE welcomes new faculty to campus for the 23/24 academic year

Meet the new arrivals.

Workers find enjoyment on north campus during break

We all need a break now and then.

CSE announces 2023 faculty promotions

The Division commends these individuals for their contributions to research, education, and the CSE community.

Prof. Trevor Mudge retires after 46 years in computer architecture

He worked in a wide variety of computer related topics, but his focus was on computer architecture – the design of computers. In particular, he helped to frame the discussion about and develop the technology for ultra-low-power computing.

EECS community comes together to commemorate Juneteenth

The department’s annual Juneteenth celebration featured remarks from community leaders and emphasized the importance of diversity in STEM.

Three CSE faculty named teaching professors

These career teaching faculty are recognized for their expertise and excellence in advancing experiential learning at Michigan.

Andrew DeOrio named first Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs in CSE

His primary goals will be to improve the student experience and to better connect students to support and resources.

Prof. John P. Hayes retires after half a century in computer architecture

Always curious about technology, he has made significant contributions to test and fault tolerant computing, while also exploring the potential of novel architectures.

CSE announces updated National Advisory Board

New and continuing board members have been tapped to advise CSE on current academic and societal issues related to computing.

Kids Have Fun, Learn at CSE’s Take Your Child to Work Day

With thirteen stations for kids to visit, there was plenty of learning and not a dull moment.

Drilling for geo-exchange system that will heat and cool Leinweber CSI Building near complete

The first to heat/cool a large-scale building at the university, the system is an important step in advancing toward U-M’s carbon neutrality goals.

Sarah Jabbour selected for CSE HACKS Spirit Award

Through her contributions, Sarah embodies the values that are central to who CSE is as a community.

Five CSE graduate students recognized for improving diversity, equity, and inclusion at CSE

The award recognizes students who make significant contributions toward increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the division.

CSE graduate students celebrated at recognition reception

The CSE HACKS Spirit Award and DEI Service Awards were presented at the event, in addition to recognizing the contributions of the graduate community as a whole.

Explore CS Research year-long effort concludes with poster session

Designed to engage students in research, this year’s program has included workshops, panel sessions, and – of course – research!

Andrew DeOrio voted 2023 HKN Professor of the Year in CSE

Dr. DeOrio has established a well-earned reputation for his excellence in teaching and advancing the practice of education, and this is the third time he’s been voted HKN Professor of the Year.

2022-23 Undergraduate Student Awards

These students are recognized for their outstanding scholarship, research, service, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

Jane Im earns 2023 Meta Research PhD Fellowship

PhD candidate Jane Im hopes to use the fellowship to advance research into how social media companies can better implement usable privacy controls.

CS Undergrad Meera Kumar selected for WISE Sister Mary Ambrosia Fitzgerald Mentoring Award

She has been recognized as an exceptional mentor of STEM students.

Lauren Biernacki receives GSI Award from Rackham Graduate School

She is recognized for her sustained excellence in teaching, course development, and mentoring.

Julie Tashjian receives College of Engineering Staff Excellence Award

She has been a great asset to CSE as the Division has faced a changing environment.

Remembering Dragomir Radev, former colleague and faculty member

During his 17 years on the faculty at Michigan, Drago led research into NLP and touched many through his outreach and mentorship activities.

Who’d have guessed? The Friars are (pretty much) all EECS and engineering students!

Everyone in the U-M a cappella group is enrolled in an engineering major or minor – and their timing is great.

Three staff recognized with 2023 CSE Excellence ++ Award

These individuals provide the professionalism and insight that enable the efficient operation of one of the largest units at the College of Engineering.

Mahdi Cheraghchi receives Vulcans Education Excellence Award

He is recognized for his work in course development, his engaging and inclusive instruction, and his compassion as an educator and mentor.

Sindhu Kutty receives Jon R. and Beverly S. Holt Award for Excellence in Teaching

Her aim has been to combine the personal attention afforded to students at small liberal arts colleges with the resource-rich experience that a leading research university provides.

Five EECS faculty receive Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award

These faculty each contributed toward a successful center that developed specialized hardware “building blocks” for a range of applications.

Ramakrishnan Sundara Raman recognized with MLK Spirit Award for leadership and vision

The MLK Spirit Awards are given annually to recognize members of U-M’s community who exemplify the leadership and vision of Dr. King.

Five CSE Staff recognized for their outstanding contributions

Five CSE staff have been recognized by the College of Engineering for consistently demonstrating the College’s mission, vision, and values in their work.

CSE staff build and renew bonds at end of year outing

The event was a rare opportunity for CSE staff to gather in person to socialize.

2022 CSE Graduate Student Honors Competition highlights outstanding research

The competition recognizes top research done by PhD students at CSE.

CSE Graduate Programs Office and CSEG host fall open house for students

Attendees gathered in Tischmann Hall for donuts, cider, and a pumpkin decorating contest.

CSE celebrates Halloween with door decorating contest, trick-or-treating, and more

Faculty, staff, and students gathered for candy and cider in the Beyster Building third-floor alcove.

U-M celebrates Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building construction

Housing Computer Science and Engineering together with the School of Information will drive advances in information and computing through a convergence of disciplines.

DEI Committee hosts OUTdoors@CSE mixer for LGBTQ+ students and allies

The event saw over 100 attendees learning about LGBTQ+ resources on campus, eating ice cream, chalking the Grove sidewalk, and painting flower pots.

CSE welcomes new faculty who will join beginning academic year 2022/23

Meet the new arrivals.