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Performance and promise earn graduate student a year of unrestricted funding

The Graduate School has awarded an honorific fellowship to Edwin Yoonjang Chung for the 2019-20 academic year. Four such honorific fellowships were awarded across the University.

Graduate School awards student for outstanding teaching

At a reception held last night at Prospect House, the Dean of the Graduate School honored six graduate students from across the University who made outstanding contributions to undergraduate teaching. The awardees included Mattias Fitzpatrick, a sixth-year graduate student in electrical engineering.

Research collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies selected to receive Dean for Research Innovation funding

A collaboration between Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and researchers from Princeton's Department of Electrical Engineering aims to open up new capacity for mobile phones and other wireless devices to connect to the internet by expanding use of the electromagnetic spectrum, the "highway" that carries wireless signals.

NSF names grads to research-funding program

Four students from electrical engineering have been named to the Graduate Research Fellowship Program, an award from the National Science Foundation that helps fund those students' education and research for three years.

Sharad Malik named Outstanding Researcher by Intel

Chair of electrical engineering Sharad Malik has received the Outstanding Researcher Award from Intel Labs, one of four such awards that honor major innovations in emerging technologies.

New technology marks a key step toward shrinking a medical lab to fit on fingertip

Identifying a patient’s viral infection or diagnosing a blood disorder usually requires a lab and skilled technicians. Now researchers co-led by EE professor Kaushik Sengupta have developed a new technology that goes a long way toward replacing the lab with a single microchip.

 

Claire Gmachl named head of Whitman College at Princeton

Claire Gmachl, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been named head of Whitman College, one of Princeton’s six residential colleges. She will begin her four-year term on July 1.

Graduate alumna seeks new ways for quantum computing to mature

Graduate alumna and Intel research scientist Sonika Johri has called for a more application-driven approach to designing quantum computers, which use quantum mechanics to solve problems beyond conventional computers’ capabilities.

Jeff Thompson among three Princeton Engineering faculty members awarded Sloan Research Fellowships

Jeff Thompson is one of ten Princeton scientists, including three faculty members in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, selected to receive a 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship, a highly competitive grant given to outstanding young scholars working at the frontiers of their fields.

 

Funds spur innovation and benefit for society

A new method to combat antibiotic resistance; a way to use computer science to limit misinformation; and a plan to better understand the impacts of land use and climate change on flooding are among 19 projects awarded Innovation Research Grants this year through the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

EE group wins top prize at Innovation Forum

Researchers unveiled technical advances such as a portable device that could reduce injuries, costs and pain associated with intravenous injections and a power architecture that slashes data centers’ electric bills at Princeton University’s 14th annual Innovation Forum on Wednesday, February 27.

Department chair Sharad Malik recognized with Distinguished Alumni Award

Chen receives NSF CAREER award

Specialized chips will 'hit a wall' sooner than expected

New first-year courses integrate foundational math and physics with modern engineering challenges

Professor Andrew Houck’s calculus students had just finished grappling with a set of equations on the forces of tension and gravity when he pulled a large pendulum back to his shoulder and let it go.

 

Daniel Lustig honored for developments in open-source 'memory model'

Daniel Lustig, who received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Princeton in 2015, has been awarded the inaugural Board of Directors' Award from the RISC-V Foundation, a group of engineers that hopes to increase innovation in computer processors through a collaborative, open-source approach to their architecture.

Graduate alumni named to 2019 class of IEEE Fellows

Graduate alumni Minerva Yeung, Jill Boyce and Lin Zhong have been named IEEE Fellows, a distinction that honors "extraordinary accomplishments" across engineering.

John Thomas, mentor in engineering that led to modern information age, dies at 93

John B. Thomas, a pioneer in the field of information theory who mentored generations of leaders, including two deans of engineering at Princeton and a founder of the internet, died Sept. 13 in Hanover, New Hampshire. He was 93 years old.

Open Senior and Junior Faculty Searches in Princeton Electrical Engineering

Chip ramps up artificial intelligence systems' performance

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