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Changchang Liu selected to attend 2016 Rising Stars Workshop

EE Graduate Student Changchang Liu has been selected to attend the 2016 Rising Stars Workshop hosted by Carnegie Melon University. 

Kahn appointed as Vice Dean of SEAS

Prof. Antoine Kahn, Electrical Engineering professor and Stephen C. Macaleer '63 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, has been appointed as vice dean of the School of Engineering.

Grad Student Deborah Varnell selected as finalist at CLEO 2016

Grad Student Deborah Varnell (advisor Prof. Claire Gmachl) has been selected as a finalist of the Maiman Student Paper Competition at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2016 for her presentation entitled “Spectroscopy and Imaging Using a Mid-IR Quantum Cascade Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) System“.

Chou collaborates with U.S. Government to develop more rapid, accurate and inexpensive test for Ebola virus

Development of quick, early test for Ebola could prevent future epidemics.

Chiang awarded SEAS Distinguished Teaching Award

Electrical Engineering Professor receives Distinguished Teacher Award from the School of Engineering.

Alejandro Rodriguez awarded junior faculty award from SEAS

E. Lawrence Keys, Jr./Emerson Electric Co. Faculty Advancement Award is given to Alejandro Rodriguez.

Najwa Aaraj *09 now a senior vice president at Dark Matter

Najwa Aaraj *09 has been promoted to senior vice president of special projects at Dark Matter, an international cyber security firm based in the United Arab Emirates.

Diane Souvaine *84 *86 elected vice chair of the National Science Board

Diane Souvaine  *84 *86, vice provost for research at Tufts University, has been elected vice chair of the National Science Board (NSB), the governing body of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Ron Brachman ’71 is new director of Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute

Cornell Tech has appointed Rob Brachman its new director of the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute.  The Jacobs Institute is the result of an academic partnership between Cornell University and the Technion Israel-Institute of Technology at Cornell Tech. It strives to be an institution with a non-traditional and multidisciplinary approach to research, education and entrepreneurship.

FirstEnergy Names Ketan K. Patel '92 Vice President, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Ethics Officer

The FirstEnergy Corp. Board of Directors has elected Ketan K. Patel vice president, Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics Officer effective July 1, 2016.  In his new role he will serve as a primary liaison to the Board of Directors and oversee the Corporate, Real Estate and Records & Information Compliance departments.

The Department Celebrates its 2016 PhD Graduates

The Department honors 28 Ph.D. graduates during a breakfast reception and ceremony.

Department presents Class of 2016 with Awards

EE Class of 2016 receives departmental awards on Class Day.

Two EE Seniors receive SEAS Undergraduate Awards

Two seniors receive SEAS undergraduate awards on Class Day.

Chung-Chih Wu *97 receives distinguished award from The Society for Information Display

EE Alum received Distinguished Award.

Akil Word-Daniels Receives Graduate School Teaching Award

Graduate student, Akil Word-Daniels recognized with a Teaching Award from the Graduate School for his outstanding work as an assistant in instruction. 

Graduate Student Commencement May 30th – Dr. Anthony Ephremides *71 guest speaker

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

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.

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!