Latest EECS News [All News...]

Iverson Bells Small Satellite Wins Big

ECE graduate student Iverson Bell took home a check for $7,500 for his second place prize in the 28th Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites. Bell built an electrodynamic tether for space applications.  [More Info]

Shared Memory in Mobile Operating Systems Provides Ingress Point for Hackers

Computer science researchers have exposed a shared memory weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows, and iOS operating systems that could be used to obtain personal information from unsuspecting users. The research team has demonstrated how passwords, photos, and other personal information can be stolen while users use popular mainstream apps.  [More Info]

Researchers Expose Security Flaws in Backscatter X-ray Scanners

A team of security researchers including Prof. J. Alex Halderman and graduate student Eric Wustrow have discovered several security vulnerabilities in the full-body backscatter X-ray scanners that were deployed to U.S. airports between 2009 and 2013. The researchers were able to slip knives, guns, and other contraband past the systems.  [More Info]

Researchers Demo Hack to Seize Control of Municipal Traffic Signal Systems

Computer science researchers working with Prof. J. Alex Halderman have demonstrated that a number of security flaws exist in commonly-deployed networked traffic signal systems that leave the systems vulnerable to attack or manipulation. They presented their findings at the 8th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies.  [More Info]

Solving the Big Data Dilemma

Prof. Laura Balzano talks about how to get the best results from big collections of data. Science, healthcare, economics, infrastructure and government could be completely changed by effectively using big data.  [More Info]

MABEL at the Chicago Field Museum

MABEL, the record-breaking bipedal robot who was taught to walk and run by Prof. Jessy Grizzle and his team, has arrived at the Chicago Field Museum, where she will part of the biomechanics exhibit through January 2015.   [More Info]

EECS Events [All Events...]

Zhaoshi Meng Final Defense

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
1:30pm-3:30pm
Location: 1200 EECS
Speaker: Zhaoshi Meng
Event Type: Defense Event

Schematics 4 Success Orientation Conference for Transfer Students

Friday, Aug 29, 2014
08:00am-5:00pm
Location: Stamps Auditorium
Event Type: Student Event

CoE Welcome Day

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
12:00pm-3:00pm
Location: North Campus Diag
Event Type: Student Event

New Graduate Student Welcome/Orientation for EE:Systems Students

Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
4:30pm-7:30pm
Location: 1500 EECS
Event Type: Student Event

New Graduate Student Welcome/Orientation for EE Students

Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
4:30pm-7:30pm
Location: 1200 EECS
Event Type: Student Event

Feedback Control of Bipedal Locomotion: Theory and Experiments

Friday, Sep 05, 2014
12:30pm-1:30pm
Location: 1311EECS
Speaker: Jessy Grizzle
Speaker Title: Elmer G. Gilbert Distinguished University Professor of Engineering Jerry and Carol Levin Professor o
Event Type: Other Seminar

Towards Pervasive Assistance: The Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing

Friday, Sep 05, 2014
2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: 1670 Beyster Building
Speaker: Mark Abel
Speaker Title: Director, Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing
Event Type: Colloquium

MHacks IV Hackathon

Friday, Sep 05, 2014
7:00pm-Next Day
Location: Beyster Building, EECS Building, Dow Building
Event Type: Student Event