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    PhD Candidate Karen Colbert, CSE, awarded KCP Future Faculty/GEM Associate Fellowship

    The Michigan Tech Graduate School has announced the recipients of the Fall 2020 Doctoral Finishing Fellowships, KCP Future Faculty/GEM Associate Fellowship, and CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Nominees. Karen Colbert, a second-year Ph.D. candidate in Computational Science and Engineering, has been awarded the KCP Future Faculty/GEM Associate Fellowship Award. View Colbert’s bio here. Congratulations to all Fall…


    Paper by Yakov Nekrich Accepted for ACM-SIAM SODA21 Symposium

    A paper by Associate Professor Yakov Nekrich, Computer Science, has been accepted for the 61st ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms 2021 (SODA21), which will take place virtually January 10-13, 2021. Nekrich is sole author of the accepted article, “New Data Structures for Orthogonal Range Reporting and Range Minima Queries.” An extended version of the paper…


    Computer Engineering Ph.D. Candidate Ranit Karmakar Shares Journey with Husky Innovate

    Michigan Tech Computer Engineering Ph.D. candidate Ranit Karmakar shared his innovation journey at a Husky Innovate virtual lunchtime talk on October 2, 2020. Through his research, Ranit developed robust algorithms to analyze corneal images. This work led him to discover an opportunity for a new venture within the eye care industry. Ranit explored and developed…


    What Lies Ahead: Cooperative, Data-Driven Automated Driving

    Associate Professor Kuilin Zhang, Civil and Environmental Engineering and affiliated associate professor, Computer Science, was featured in a recent article on Michigan Tech News. The article appears below. Link to the original article here. By Kelley Christensen, September 28, 2020. Networked data-driven vehicles can adapt to road hazards at longer range, increasing safety and preventing…


    Guy Hembroff Presents Invited Talk at Bahiana Medical School, Brazil

    Associate Professor Guy Hembroff, director of Michigan Tech’s Health Informatics graduate program, presented an invited virtual talk to physicians, residents, and medical students at the Bahiana Medical School, Salvador, Brazil, on September 25, 2020. Hembroff spoke about, “The Challenges and Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence in Disease Prevention and Monitoring.” BAHIANA (Bahia School of Medicine and…


    MTU and Northwestern Michigan College to Collaborate on Great Lakes Research

    by Stefanie Sidortsova Michigan Tech and Northwestern Michigan College (NMC), in Traverse City, Michigan, have formalized their intent to collaborate on Great Lakes research, with a focus on marine technology, freshwater science and professional development. At a signing ceremony held Wednesday (Sept. 16), Michigan Tech President Rick Koubek and NMC President Nick Nissley noted their…