Latest CSE News [All News...]

Shared Memory in Mobile Operating Systems Provides Ingress Point for Hackers

Computer science researchers have exposed a shared memory weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows, and iOS operating systems that could be used to obtain personal information from unsuspecting users. The research team has demonstrated how passwords, photos, and other personal information can be stolen while users use popular mainstream apps.  [More Info]

Researchers Expose Security Flaws in Backscatter X-ray Scanners

A team of security researchers including Prof. J. Alex Halderman and graduate student Eric Wustrow have discovered several security vulnerabilities in the full-body backscatter X-ray scanners that were deployed to U.S. airports between 2009 and 2013. The researchers were able to slip knives, guns, and other contraband past the systems.  [More Info]

Researchers Demo Hack to Seize Control of Municipal Traffic Signal Systems

Computer science researchers working with Prof. J. Alex Halderman have demonstrated that a number of security flaws exist in commonly-deployed networked traffic signal systems that leave the systems vulnerable to attack or manipulation. They presented their findings at the 8th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies.  [More Info]

Two New Faculty Join CSE in Fall 2014

CSE is delighted to welcome two outstanding new faculty members to Michigan. With highly relevant research pursuits in the realms of secure and private Internet-scale services and in machine-learning and data extraction methodologies, they'll help to lead and teach us as we enter a world increasingly shaped by computer science and engineering.  [More Info]

Can Our Computers Continue to Get Smaller and More Powerful?

In an article in this week's issue of the journal Nature, Prof. Igor Markov reviews limiting factors in the development of computing systems to help determine what is achievable, identifying "loose" limits and viable opportunities for advancements through the use of emerging technologies. His research for this project was funded by the National Science Foundation, the Semiconductor Research Corporation, and the Air Force Research Laboratory.  [More Info]

Dragomir Radev Coaches High School Linguists in Competition at International Linguistics Olympiad

Prof. Dragomir Radev has coached North American high school students to a variety of top and highly placed individual and team finishes at the 12th International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL), which was held in Beijing, China from July 21 through 25. It is the eighth year that Prof. Radev has performed this service.  [More Info]

CSE Events [All Events...]

Schematics 4 Success Orientation Conference for Transfer Students

Friday, Aug 29, 2014
08:00am-5:00pm
Location: Stamps Auditorium
Event Type: Student Event

CoE Welcome Day

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
12:00pm-3:00pm
Location: North Campus Diag
Event Type: Student Event

Towards Pervasive Assistance: The Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing

Friday, Sep 05, 2014
2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: 1670 Beyster Building
Speaker: Mark Abel
Speaker Title: Director, Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing
Event Type: Colloquium

MHacks IV Hackathon

Friday, Sep 05, 2014
7:00pm-Next Day
Location: Beyster Building, EECS Building, Dow Building
Event Type: Student Event

Farewell Party for Farnam Jahanian

Friday, Sep 26, 2014
3:30pm-5:00pm
Location: Johnson Rooms, LEC
Event Type:

Tech Day

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014
11:30am-4:30pm
Location: College of Engineering
Event Type: Student Event

A2CS Tech Mixer

Monday, Sep 29, 2014
6:00pm-7:30pm
Location: Tishman Hall, Bob and Betty Beyster Building
Event Type: CSE Seminar or Event

Barracuda Networks Programming Contest

Friday, Oct 17, 2014
5:00pm-Next Day
Location: 1670 and 1690 Beyster Building
Event Type: Student Event