Latest EECS News [All News...]

Jessy Grizzle Named Elmer G. Gilbert Distinguished University Professor

Jessy Grizzle has been named the Elmer G. Gilbert Distinguished University Professor of Engineering. Prof. Grizzle is an internationally renowned researcher in the area of control systems. He has broken new ground in the application of control theory to bipedal robots and environmentally friendly automobiles.  [More Info]

A Batteryless Sensor Chip for the Internet of Things

MIT Technology Review described the chips being made by PsiKick, a company co-founded by Prof. David Wentzloff. These low-power chips are the key to the promise of the Internet of Things. Their chip design has been tested in a wearable EKG monitor that runs entirely on body heat.  [More Info]

Gurkan Gok Receives Paper Award for Making Better Antenna Beams

Gurkan Gok (PhD, EE 2014, exp) won Third Place in the Student Paper Competition at the 2014 IEEE Int. Symposium on Antennas and Propagation for his paper that describes an antenna beam former that he developed using metamaterials. The design strategy provides new opportunities in smart antenna development.  [More Info]

2014 Promotions of our Faculty

Congratulations to the following faculty who received promotions this year: Valeria Bertacco, Jason Flinn, Satish Narayanasamy, Edwin Olson, Mina Rais-Zadeh, and Zhaohui Zhong. Keep up the great work!  [More Info]

Jiangfeng Wu Receives Best Paper Award for Research in Safe Fracking

Jiangfeng Wu, graduate student in electrical engineering, received the Mikio Takagi Student Prize for his research in designing and building an antenna that can better determine the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The Mikio Takagi Student Prize is given to the best of the top three Student Prize Paper Awards granted at the IEEE Int. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium.  [More Info]

EECS Events [All Events...]

Ultra-Low Power Optical Interface Circuits for Nearly Invisible Wireless Sensor Nodes

Friday, Aug 08, 2014
2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: 1200 EECS
Speaker: Gyouho Kim
Speaker Title: PhD Candidate
Event Type: Defense Event

Schematics 4 Success Orientation Conference for Transfer Students

Friday, Aug 29, 2014
08:00am-5:00pm
Location: Stamps Auditorium
Event Type: Student Event

CoE Welcome Day

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
12:00pm-3:00pm
Location: North Campus Diag
Event Type: Student Event

New Graduate Student Welcome/Orientation for EE:Systems Students

Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
4:30pm-7:30pm
Location: 1500 EECS
Event Type: Student Event

New Graduate Student Welcome/Orientation for EE Students

Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
4:30pm-7:30pm
Location: 1200 EECS
Event Type: Student Event

MHacks IV Hackathon

Friday, Sep 05, 2014
7:00pm-Next Day
Location: Beyster Building, EECS Building, Dow Building
Event Type: Student Event

Farewell Party for Farnam Jahanian

Friday, Sep 26, 2014
3:30pm-5:00pm
Location: Johnson Rooms, LEC
Event Type:

Tech Day

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014
11:30am-4:30pm
Location: College of Engineering
Event Type: Student Event