The University of Michigan Extended Reality Initiative: Embracing the virtual future
U-M instructors like David Chesney are working to put next-gen interactive technology to use in the classroom and beyond.
Engineering course challenges students to create tech solutions for COVID-19
‘When caught in a situation such as this, creatively and positively helping others is always an excellent endeavor.’
Retooled computer science course goes all-COVID, all-online
Class seeks software solutions to COVID-19 problems.
2020 EECS Outstanding Achievement AwardsEECS honors four faculty members for their outstanding accomplishments to the community.
Team receives award for diversity leadership
Co-chaired by Dr. David Chesney, the team was formed to address how disabled students experience campus.
Student team brings augmented reality to the operating room
With the help of a VR headset, three students helped a doctor stay focused in the operating room.
Collegiate Lecturership recognizes commitment to innovative teaching
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to education, Dr. David Chesney has been named a 2018-2019 Toby Teorey Collegiate Lecturer.
David Chesney to receive 2018 James T. Neubacher Award
“His course really opened my eyes to the difficulties that some people have when using a universally designed product.”
Designing for our own
CSE students designed technology for a fellow student who returned after a decade away because of a brain hemorrhage.
David Chesney awarded funding to research treatment for traumatic brain injury
This device could not only be useful in the ICU or field hospital setting, but also during long military patient transport, and especially in situations in which limited personnel and resources are available.
David Chesney receives 2016 Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize
Through his courses, students are able to learn the fundamentals of programming and software systems, while also seeing the social impact of computer science.
Hackers tackle assistive technology
Dr. David Chesney and others hosted a hackathon that focused on projects for the greater good.
David Chesney Receives IBM Faculty Award
High school students explore engineering through music and computer science
Students to use IBM Watson Cognitive Computing System in class
Michigan is one of seven universities IBM is partnering with to give students access to the technology.