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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.

Akil Word-Daniels receives Teaching Award for Assistant in Instruction

Word-Daniels received Teaching Award from Graduate School.

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.

Changchang Liu receives IBM PhD Fellowship Award

EE grad student receives IBM Fellowship Award.

Po-Hsuan (Cameron) Chen awarded a 2016 Google Fellowship.

2016 Google Fellowship Awarded to EE 4th Year Grad Student

Loren Pfeiffer Makes Electrons Move Fast

Pfeiffer gives a tour of a new machine for molecular beam epitaxy in SEAS YouTube video.

Wu awarded IEEE MTT-S Graduate Fellowship

EE Graduate student Xue Wu has been awarded IEEE MTT-S Graduate Fellowship for his work in the field of Terahertz Integrated Circuits and Systems exploiting programmable radiating surfaces on chip.

Jha, Prucnal and Sengupta awarded IPA Fund

EE Profs. Niraj Jha, Paul Prucnal and Kaushik Sengupta are among the five recipients awarded funding through Princeton’s Intellectual Property Accelerator (IPA) Fund.

Kelly awarded IEEE MTT-S Undergraduate Fellowship

EE Undergraduate student Liam Kelly has been awarded IEEE MTT-S Undergraduate Scholarship for his work on "Dynamic and Efficient RF Lensing for Wireless Power Transfer over Long Distances".

Lu research on medical imaging takes top prize at Innovation Forum

EE Grad Student Jen-Tang Lu’s research on medical imaging take stop prize at Innovation Forum. 

Rodriguez research on heat generated by close objects mentioned on Princeton’s main webpage

Prof. Alejandro Rodriguez found that microscopically close objects can radiate 1 million times more heat between each other than previously believed.

Abbe receives NSF Career Award

Prof. Emmanuel Abbe is the recipient of NSF CAREER Award entitled "Information-theoretic foundations of community detection and graphical channels".

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