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Lee’s research on cybersecurity mentioned on Princeton's main webpage

Prof. Ruby Lee’s research on enhancing cybersecurity using computer hardware rather than software only is highlighted on Princeton main webpage.

Sengupta wins funding from IP Accelerator Fund

Prof. Kaushik Sengupta has won funding from the Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund for his proposal entitled, "Towards Moore’s law in diagnostics: Battery powered, fully integrated CMOS ICs for massively multiplexed point‐of‐Care biosensors".

Thee Graduate Students receive Yan Huo *94 Fellowship

EE Graduate Students receive Yan Huo *94 Fellowship

EE Department Welcomes Two New Assistant Professors

The EE Department is growing!

Verdu receives NAS Award for Scientific Reviewing

Sergio Verdu, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering, is the recipient of the 2016 National Academy of Sciences Award for Scientific Reviewing. The award was bestowed in recognition of his leading work in the field of information theory.

Pruncal group’s research mentioned in IEEE Spectrum

Research done by Prof. Paul Prucnal’s group is mentioned in IEEE Spectrum.  The group is working on developing so-called neuromorphic chips consisting of networks of transistors that interact the way neurons do, allowing them to process analog input, such as visual information, more quickly and accurately than traditional chips can. 

Jha wins funding from IP Accelerator Fund

Prof. Niraj Jha has won funding from the Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund for his proposal entitled, "MedMon+SecureVibe: Making Implantable and Wearable Medical Devices Secure in the Internet-of-Things Era".

Mark Jung ’82 elected to Pinnacle’s board

Mark Jung ’82 has been elected to Pinnacle’s board.  Pinnacle is a producer, marketer and distributor of branded food products headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.

Dan Warmenhoven ’72 appointed to Cohesity’s board of directors

Dan Warmenhoven ’72 has been appointed to Cohesity’s board of directors.  Cohesity is a a pioneering startup based in Silicon Valley that offers hyperconverged secondary storage.

Fengnian Xia *05 named Yale’s Weller Professor

Fengnian Xia *05 has been named Yale’s Barton L. Weller Assistant Professor in Engineering and Science.  Xia’s research interests include light-matter interaction and photonic devices; carrier transport and electronic devices; device applications in imaging, communications, and electronics; and integration of emerging and traditional materials.

Independent Work Poster Presentation Session

Students present independent work during poster session.

Jha wins funding from Project X

Prof. Niraj Jha has won funding from Project X for his proposal entitled “Using Biological Aura for Continuous User Authentication”. 

Former EE postdoc Sander Wahls receives Johann-Philipp-Reis Award

Former EE postdoc Sander Wahls has received the Johann-Philipp-Reis Award for research on fast nonlinear Fourier transforms and their application in fiber-optic communication. 

Mittal receives National Science Foundation Career Award

Prof. Prateek Mittal received the National Science Foundation Career Award for his research proposal entitled “Trustworthy Social Systems Using Network Science”. 

Poor elected to World Academy of Sciences

Prof. H. Vincent Poor, Dean of Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been elected to World Academy of Sciences as a fellow. 

Poor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Prof. H. Vincent Poor, Dean of Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been named a 2015 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Co-authored paper by Wysocki awarded Best Paper Award

A paper co-authored by Prof. Gerard Wysocki and Prof. Yiguang Ju of MAE Department has been awarded 2015 Best Paper Award by the Combustion Society of Japan.

2016 IEEE Medal of Honor awarded to EE Alumni, G. David Forney Jr. '61

G. David Forney, Jr '61 awarded the 2016 IEEE Medal of Honor.

Sengupta’s research highlighted in Discovery Magazine

Prof. Kaushik Sengupta’s research on computer chip-based diagnostic system has been highlighted in Discovery Magazine. 

Katherine White ’88 elected to Old National Corporate Board of Directors

Katherine White ’88, a graduate from electrical engineering and computer science has been elected to Old National’s corporate board of directors. 

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