Research Highlights

Researchers in our department study a wide range of topics and are often published in upper tier peer review journals and editorial outlets.

6/29/17

Wenyao Xu leads an NSF-funded program that detects 3D printing data security vulnerabilities by using smart phones to analyze electromagnetic and acoustic waves.  Kui Ren and Chi Zhou are co-authors.

6/26/17

Professor and Chair Chunming Qiao leads Instrument for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Evaluation and Experimentation (iCAVE2)—a multidisciplinary academic-industrial partnership that's helping to make self-driving cars safer, cleaner, and more efficient.

6/26/17

Wenyao Xu created AutoDietarysoftware that tracks the unique sounds produced by food as people chew it.  AutoDietary, placed near the throat by a necklace delivery system developed at China's Northeastern University, helps users measure their caloric intake.

6/26/17

Ken Regan develops algorithms that detect cheating in chess games.  His software compares a player's moves to a database of the player's typical gameplay, then makes an assessment of the statistical likelihood of cheating.  Dr. Regan frequently consults at international chess matches.

6/26/17

Karthik Dantu owns the vision component of the RoboBee Initiative, led by the National Science Foundation and Harvard University.  The "eyes" that Dr. Dantu is integrating are laser-powered sensors that enable the mechanical bees to orient themselves in space.