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Prof. Becky Peterson Awarded DARPA Young Faculty Award to Investigate New Materials for Power Semiconductor Devices

Prof. Becky Peterson, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recently awarded a 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award for her research project, "Amorphous Oxide Thin Film Transistors for Switched-Mode Power Supplies." Such power supplies could potentially be used in a wide variety of wireless sensing and actuation systems, including those that deal with security and monitoring of the environment and medical conditions.  [More Info]

Prof. Necmiye Ozay Awarded DARPA Young Faculty Award for Research in Cyber and Physical Systems

Prof. Necmiye Ozay, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award for her research project, Dynamics-based information extraction: a hybrid systems approach." Her research will impact the safety and security of cyber and physical systems.  [More Info]

Small Satellite Wins Big

ECE graduate student Iverson Bell took home a check for $7,500 for his second place prize in the 28th Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites. Bell built an electrodynamic tether for space applications.  [More Info]

Alumni Explore Lots of EECS-related Engineering with Their Kids

Three hundred and eighty alumni and children visited North Campus June 26 and 27 as part of the Xplore Engineering summer camp, with many of the activities related to or hosted by EECS.  [More Info]

EECS Students Attend National NSBE Convention - Come Back Psyched

Five students attended the 2014 Annual Convention of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and came back excited about their career and newly connected to many professionals in the field.  [More Info]

Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Cloos - Ambassador for Optics

Elizabeth Cloos wants to understand how a new interaction between light and matter can generate electricity. But even when she's not in the lab, she finds plenty to keep herself busy, often promoting optics, science, and technology.  [More Info]

It's all about the people!

ECE is a strong community open to all, and we encourage individuals from traditionally under-represented communities to join us as we strive to make the world a better place.

We welcome K12 students to participate in special programs designed especially for them.

Focused Student Groups

gEECS (Girls in EECS)

NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers - Michigan Chapter)

SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers - Michigan Chapter)

SWE (Society of Women Engineers - Student Section at Michigan)

SMES-G (Society of Minority Engineers & Scientists - Graduate Students)

KEECS (Korean EECS Graduate Student Association)

Resources

Center for Engineering Diversity and Outreach (CEDO)

Diversity Matters

M-STEM Academy

Rackham Graduate School - Diversity

National Center for Institutional Diversity

Spectrum Center - LBGT Community