Latest EECS News [All News...]

Shrinking the size of optical systems, exponentially

ECE researchers have developed a way to exponentially shrink the size of a system typically needed to control the polarization of light, while maintaining the high level of performance needed for numerous optical applications such as color displays, microscopy and photography.  [More Info]

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]

Dragomir Radev Coaches High School Linguists in Competition at International Linguistics Olympiad

Prof. Dragomir Radev has coached North American high school students to a variety of top and highly placed individual and team finishes at the 12th International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL), which was held in Beijing, China from July 21 through 25. It is the eighth year that Prof. Radev has performed this service.  [More Info]

3 ECE Companies on Silicon 60 List

EE Times announced their Silicon 60, the top 60 startup companies it is worth watching, and three of those companies were co-founded by ECE faculty. Ambiq Micro, Inc. (David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester); Crossbar Inc. (Wei Lu); and PsiKick Inc. (David Wentzloff) are leading the way in ultra-low-power chip design, pioneering computer memory, and ultra-low power wireless sensor platforms for the Internet of Things.  [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]

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

Passive Remote Sensing of Lake Ice and Snow using Wideband Autocorrelation Radiometer (WiBAR)

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
08:00am-10:00am
Location: 3316 EECS
Speaker: Hamid Nejati
Speaker Title: PhD Candidate
Event Type: Defense Event

Routing and Topology Reconfiguration for Networkson- Chip’s Runtime Health

Friday, Aug 22, 2014
1:00pm-3:00pm
Location: 3725 BBB
Speaker: Ritesh Parikh
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