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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.”

Postdoctoral Researcher, Bhavin Shastri named a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Researcher Dr. Bhavin Shastri in Prof. Paul Prucnal's lab has been awarded Canada's most prestigious postdoctoral award, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Laser Device May End Pin Pricks and Improve Quality of Life for Diabetes Patients

Professor Claire Gmachl and her research team develop a laser device to measure diabetic patients blood sugar.

Kahn and Verdu listed as some of the world’s most influential scientific minds

Profs. Antoine Kahn and Sergio Verdu have been listed as some of the world’s most influential scientific minds.

Jha receives Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT

Professor Niraj K. Jha received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

Grad Student Lu wins Best Paper Award at COSI Meeting

EE Grad Student Chien-Hung (Luke) Lu is the recipient of a best paper award at this year’s Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging Meeting (COSI).

Department honors 23 students completing the PhD Program

On June 2, 2014, the EE Department celebrated 23 graduate students completing the PhD program this past year.

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