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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. 

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.” 

Over 500 attend HackPrinceton

HackPrinceton takes over campus November 14 - 16th.

EE Department Hosts Open House for Freshman

25 BSE Freshman visit EE during the Annual Open House

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

Nanotechnology results in better and cheaper LEDS for phones and lighting

Princeton University researchers, led by Prof. Stephen Chou, have developed a new method to increase the brightness, efficiency and clarity of LEDs.

Pfeiffer and Shayegan selected as Moore Materials Synthesis Investigators

Two EE Researchers selected as Moree Materials Synthesis Investigators as part of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation EPiQS Initiative.

Research team findings reported in the journal Physical Review X

Profs. Andrew Houck and Hakan Tureci (together with postdoc Darius Sadri, Grad Student James Raftery and Sebastian Schmidt, a senior researcher at ETH Zurich) are part of a research group and have reported their findings in the journal Physical Review X.

Grad Student Amy Wu named Rising Star in EECS

Grad Student Amy Wu 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.

Grad Student Eric Zhang Awarded Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship

EE Grad Student Eric Zhang advised by Prof. Gerard Wysocki is a recipient of the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Grad Student Eric Zhang receives 2014 Walbridge Fund Graduate Award

Eric Zhang, a graduate student in Prof. Wysocki’s group, is a recipient of the 2014 Walbridge Fund Graduate Award for his work on “Nitric Oxide Isotopic Ratiometry for Nitrogen Cycle Studies.”

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