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Z. Morley Mao

Z. Morley Mao is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan.
Emerging Tech

Autonomous vehicles can be fooled to ‘see’ nonexistent obstacles

By strategically spoofing LiDAR sensor signals, attackers can fool a vehicle’s LiDAR-based perception system into “seeing” an obstacle that’s not really there.


Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities

Intelligent Traffic Signal Systems assume the data they receive is legitimate. That’s not a safe assumption.