Researchers Hack Wirelessly Networked Traffic Lights

A team of University of Michigan researchers worked with a local road agency to investigate a security flaw in a wireless system of networked stoplights. These systems are used in over 40 states to improve traffic flow efficiency while reducing emissions and delays.

Vanderbilt University School of Engineering Opens New Laboratory

The School of Engineering at Vanderbilt University recently had a grand opening for their new Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability (LASIR). The 20,000 square foot facility will allow researchers to validate theories and models for security, energy, and manufacturing projects.