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Chiang and Prucnal inventions awarded support from Property Accelerator Fund

Princeton’s Property Accelerator Fund has awarded support to five inventions with the potential for societal benefit and commercial applications.  Among them are inventions by two EE Professors. 

Rodriguez Receives NSF Career Award

Prof. Alejandro Rodriguez received the National Science Foundation Career Award for his research proposal entitled “Fluctuation-Induced Phenomena in Microstructured Media”.  

ELE Independent Work and Senior Thesis Poster Presentations

EE Undergraduates present oral poster presentations

EE Alumnus Yuan Xie named IEEE Fellow

Yuan Xie*02 has been named IEEE Fellow for his contributions to design automation and architecture of three-dimensional integrated circuits. 

EE Alumnus Thomas Kurian elevated as president of Oracle

Thomas Kurian’90 has been elevated as president of Oracle and is responsible for software development.  

Malik recognized as an ACM Fellow

Prof. Sharad Malik has been recognized as an ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Fellow for his contributions to efficient and capable SAT solvers and accurate embedded software models.

Princeton Smart Data Pricing team wins 2014 INFORMS Design Science Award

A Princeton team consisting of Prof. Mung Chiang, Sangtae Ha (Assistant Professor in CS, University of Colorado at Boulder), Soumya Sen (Assistant Professor in Business School, University of Minnesota), and Carlee Joe-Wong (PACM student advised by Prof. Mung Chiang) received the 2014 INFORMS Information Science Society Design Science award, for their research, prototyping, and deployment of Smart Data Pricing in the mobile industry.

Grad Student Felix Wong wins 2014 Yelp Data Challenge Grand Prize

EE Grad Student Felix Wong, who is advised by Prof. Mung Chiang, received the 2014 Grand Prize of the Yelp Data Challenge. The entry is based on the paper to appear at IEEE INFOCOM 2015: “On the Efficiency of Social Recommender Networks.” 

Abbe wins First Prize at Bell Labs Prize

Prof. Emmanuel Abbe, assistant professor in the department, has received First Prize at Bell Labs 2014 prize showcasing innovative ideas with the power to change communications for his proposal entitled “A Shannon Theory of Social Networks and Beyond”.

Gmachl and Verma research featured in news story

 
Prof. Claire Gmachl’s research on developing a non-invasive way to monitor blood sugar using laser as well as Prof. Naveen Verma’s research on developing technologies to make it possible to interact with computers or other electronic devices using hand gestures instead of typing on a keyboard have been featured on the main page of Princeton University. 

EE Department Hosts Open House for Freshman

25 BSE Freshman visit EE during the Annual Open House

Over 500 attend HackPrinceton

HackPrinceton takes over campus November 14 - 16th.

Grad Student Pierre Bouzi featured in Borough of Manhattan Community College Alumni News

Pierre Bouzi grew up in Jacmel, Haiti. After graduating from high school, he moved to the Bronx, New York, to live with his sister, where he enrolled in BMCC to learn english.  He is featured in the Borough of Manahattan Community College Alumni News discussing his journey.

Grad Student Lu wins Best Paper Award at Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Competition

EE Grad Student Chien-Hung (Luke) Lu is the recipient of a best paper award at this year’s Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Competition.

Grad Student Loan Le named Rising Star in EECS

Grad Student Loan Le has been named a “Rising Star in EECS” by the University of California at Berkeley. She will participate in a workshop in Berkeley in November along with 40 other graduate students and postdocs where she will present her work.

Verma promoted to Associate Professor

Effective July 1, 2014, Prof. Naveen Verma will hold the rank of Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering.

Wentzlaff receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

Wentzlaff has received the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Young Faculty Award (YFA).

Turning loss to gain: cutting power could boost laser output

Tureci's research group has shown that carefully restricting the delivery of power to certain areas within a laser could boost its output by many orders of magnitude.

William Surber Jr., professor of electrical engineering emeritus, dies at 94

William Surber Jr., Electrical Engineering emeritus professor, died Aug. 27 at age 94. Professor Surber served on the faculty for 39 years and was known for his enthusiasm for teaching.   
 

EE Department Welcomes New Grad Students

Department Welcomes 37 New Graduate Students

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