Latest EECS News [All News...]

Edwin Olson Receives NSF CyberSEES Award

Associate Professor Edwin Olson was recently awarded an NSF CyberSEES grant for his research project, Sustainably Unlocking Energy from Municipal Solid Waste Using a Sensor-Driven Cyber-Infrastructure Framework. The award aims to advance the science of sustainability in tandem with advances in computing and communication technologies.   [More Info]

Prof. Satish Narayanasamy Receives Google Faculty Research Award

Satish Narayanasamy, associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a 2014 Google Faculty Research Award for his work in software engineering. The Google Faculty Research Awards program is a competitive worldwide program intended to facilitate more interaction between Google and academia.  [More Info]

Prof. Johanna Mathieu Working to Bring Power from Sustainable Sources to Your Home

ECE Prof. Johanna Mathieu received a grant under the NSF Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering program to pursue "Data-driven approaches to managing uncertain load control in sustainable power systems." She is working on the problem of how best to integrate wind and solar power into the nation's established electrical grid system. The the research may one day impact the nation's energy policy as it attempts to balance the cost of energy with the environmental impact of generating that energy.  [More Info]

Prof. Raj Nadakuditi Awarded DARPA Young Faculty Award for Research that could Help Reveal the Brains Secrets

Raj Nadakuditi, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award for his research project, "Fundamental limits of eigen-wavefront based imaging through highly scattering random media." His research will impact the ability to investigate the structure of brain circuits through the use of optical imaging techniques.  [More Info]

Prof. Becky Peterson Awarded DARPA Young Faculty Award to Investigate New Materials for Power Semiconductor Devices

Becky Peterson, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recently awarded a 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award for her research project, "Amorphous Oxide Thin Film Transistors for Switched-Mode Power Supplies." Such power supplies could potentially be used in a wide variety of wireless sensing and actuation systems, including those that deal with security and monitoring of the environment and medical conditions.  [More Info]

Prof. Necmiye Ozay Awarded DARPA Young Faculty Award for Research in Cyber and Physical Systems

Necmiye Ozay, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award for her research project, Dynamics-based information extraction: a hybrid systems approach." Her research will impact the safety and security of cyber and physical systems.  [More Info]

EECS Events [All Events...]

New Texture Similarity Metrics

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: 1005 EECS
Speaker: David Neuhoff
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: CSP Seminar

FOCS Round Up!

Friday, Oct 24, 2014
10:30am-11:30am
Location: 3941 BBB
Speaker: Theory Group and Friends
Event Type: Theory Seminar

Perceiving Action in Space-Time: Computational and Human Perspectives

Friday, Oct 24, 2014
12:30pm-1:30pm
Location: 1311EECS
Speaker: Jason Corso
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type:

The Robot Rendezvous Problem

Friday, Oct 24, 2014
3:30pm-4:30pm
Location: 1500 EECS
Speaker: Bruce Francis
Speaker Title: Professor Emeritius
Event Type: Control Seminar

Abstraction without regret in database systems

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
12:00pm-1:30pm
Location: 3725 BBB
Speaker: Christoph Koch
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Software Seminar

Implications of Algorithmic and High-Frequency Trading

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
4:00pm-5:30pm
Location: 3725 BBB
Speaker: Michael Wellman
Speaker Title: Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar

Emerging Opportunities of III-Nitride Nanostructures: From Deep UV Nano-optoelectronics to High Efficiency Artificial Photosynthesis

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
4:40pm-5:30pm
Location: 1303 EECS
Speaker: Zetian Mi
Speaker Title: Assoc. Professor, Dept. Elec and Comp Engineering
Event Type: Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials Seminar

Homecoming Lecture: Computers That We Can Wear

Friday, Oct 31, 2014
1:30pm-2:30pm
Location: 1500 EECS
Speaker: Babak Parviz
Speaker Title: Vice President
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture