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Graduate Student Commencement and Reception Monday, May 30th – Dr. Anthony Ephremides *71 guest speaker

EE Alum Dr. Anthony Ephremides *71 is guest speaker for department's graduate program commencement and reception on May 30th.

Akil Word-Daniels receives Teaching Award for Assistant in Instruction

Word-Daniels received Teaching Award from Graduate School.

Sengupta receives DURIP grant

Prof. Kaushik Sengupta was awarded the Defense Research University Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant from Office of Naval Research for his project “Universal Chip-scale mm-Wave and THz systems with Programmable Electromagnetic Fields for New Modalities in Sensing, Communication and Computation.”

Two EE Graduate Students Receive Honorific Fellowships

EE graduate students Neereja Sundaresan and Jingbo Liu have received Honorific Fellowships for the 2016-17 academic year.

Students showcase their Independent Work during poster session

15 students presented posters during the Independent Work poster sessions on May 9th.

Class of 2016 Thesis Presentations

36 Seniors present their thesis presentations.

Students Wow at Car Lab Demonstrations on May 6th.

Annual Car Lab Demos - huge success!

Mark Jung ’82 is chair of Accela board

Mark Jung’82 has joined the board of directors of Accela, a provider of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement solutions for state and local government agencies worldwide. As chair, he will help guide the California-headquartered company on best practices and in planning strategies for future developments.

Cynthia Dwork ’79 will join faculty at Harvard

Cynthia Dwork’79, currently a distinguished scientist at Microsoft Research in Silicon Valley, will join the faculty at Harvard in January 2017. She will be the Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) and also hold the Radcilffe Alumnae Professorship at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Prof. Sharad Malik, Pramod Subramanian and Sayak Ray receives Best Student Paper Award by HOST 2015

Prof. Sharad Malik, EE Graduate Student Pramod Subramanian and former EE Postdoc Sayak Ray have received the Best Student Paper Award by HOST (IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust) 2015 for their paper entitled “Evaluating the Security of Logic Encryption Algorithms”

Eric Schmidt ’76 to head Pentagon’s new advisory board

The Pentagon announced that Eric Schmidt, executive chair of Alphabet, will head its new Defense Innovation Advisory Board, formed to provide advice on technology and related innovation to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter.

Sengupta lab receives MURI grant from Department of Defense

Prof. Kaushik Sengupta’s lab along with collaborators at California Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Minnesota were one of 23 awardees of the Multi-University Research Initiative (MURI) grant from Department of Defense for their research entitled "Universal Electromagnetic Surface: Exploiting active electronics and active origami to generate a programmable electromagnectic response".

HackPrinceton continues to be a huge success!

HackPrinceton draws 500 attendees!

Sophomore Sara Fridovich-Keil wins Goldwater Scholarship

EE Undergraduate Student Sara Fridovich-Keil has received the Goldwater Scholarship for her paper entitled “Increasing OLED Efficiency: Refractive Index Tuning of MoO3-PEDOT:PSS Composite”.

Mittal wins Cisco Faculty Research Award

Prof. Prateek Mittal has received the Cisco Faculty Research Award for his work on "Enabling Privacy-preserving Data Analytics". The research objective is to develop a platform for protecting the privacy of network data while enabling network data analytics.

Stacey Huang '16 receives 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Award

Senior EE undergraduate student Stacey Huang has received the 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Award.  Huang is currently working with Professor Gerard Wysocki on her Senior Thesis project focused on remote sensing of atmospheric methane using laser dispersion spectroscopy.

EE Alum, Kartik Vasanth *95 named Vice President, Texas Instruments

EE Alum and Advisory Council Member named Vice President of Texas Instruments

Kahn named Fellow, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Kahn's outstanding accomplishments earn him recognition from the School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.

Rand receives Young Investigator Program award

Prof. Barry Rand has received a Young Investigator Program (YIP) award from the Office of Naval Research (ONR).

Fengnian Xia *05 receives early career award from National Science Foundation

Fengnian Xia *05 has received a 2016 Faculty Early Career Development Award from The National Science Foundation.  Xia is the Barton L. Weller Assistant Professor in Engineering and Science at Yale’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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