Implantable medical devices, brain-machine interfaces and wearable technology all present intensifying privacy and security challenges. Better to build security into such devices rather than trying to layer it over them later.
In a new course, “Engineering, the Environment and Society,” Khalid Kadir is challenging his students to build more just and equitable systems by rethinking the role engineers play in social issues.
An excerpt from civil and environmental engineering professor David Sedlak’s new book, Water 4.0: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Most Vital Resource, which calls for major changes in urban water systems.
Computer science professor James O’Brien, who began tinkering with code while in elementary school, has helped design a technique for detecting altered photographs.