Latest EECS News [All News...]

Alumni Spotlight: Steve Mollenkopf, New CEO of Qualcomm

Steve Mollenkopf (MSE EE '93) was recently named CEO of Qualcomm. During his 20 years at Qualcomm, he helped Qualcomm became the worlds largest mobile chipset supplier and the global leader in LTE technolog. Qualcomm powers the majority of 3G and 4G devices commercially available today.  [More Info]

Halderman and Lafortune Join TerraSwarm Research Center

Two EECS faculty with expertise in Privacy and Security, J. Alex Halderman and Stephane Lafortune, will join the TerraSwarm Research Center in May. TerraSwarm addresses the huge potential, as well as the risks, of pervasive integration of smart, networked sensors and actuators into the connected world.   [More Info]

SWE Hosts G.R.E.A.T. Day for Girls

The Society of Women Engineers Student Section at the University of Michigan held its second annual G.R.E.A.T Day (Girls Research Engineering And Technology) on April 12th for 240 students and parents from states across the Midwest. CS undergraduate Ariana Mirian was a co-chair for the event.  [More Info]

Isabel Martin Received CoE Dist. Leadership Award

Isabel Martin received a 2014 CoE Distinguished Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership and service to the College and community. Her leadership activities include serving as President of the Mars Rover team and founder of the Robotic Exploration of Space Team.  [More Info]

Christopher Boyd Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

ECE graduate student Christopher Boyd has been awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to support his research in the area of MEMS inertial sensors. He is developing new control architectures for these sensors, including rate-integrating gyroscopes and resonant accelerometers. He also designs chips and the algorithms that control them.  [More Info]

David Hong Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

ECE graduate student David Hong has been awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to support his research. He plans to develop new algorithms that are able to uncover hidden trends in massive real world datasets, ranging from healthcare records to personalized learning records.  [More Info]

EECS Events [All Events...]

Photonic topological insulators and pseudomagnetism

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
10:30am-11:30am
Location: 1311 EECS
Speaker: Mikael C. Rechtsman
Speaker Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Event Type: Faculty Candidate Seminar

Optimized first-order convex minimization methods

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: 1005 EECS
Speaker: Jeff Fessler
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: CSP Seminar

Primal dual gives optimal energy efficient online algorithms

Friday, Apr 18, 2014
10:30am-11:30am
Location: 3941 BBB
Speaker: Jake Abernethy
Event Type: Theory Seminar

Radio-Frequency Nanoelectromechanical Systems in Atomically-Thin Crystals

Friday, Apr 18, 2014
10:30am-12:00pm
Location: Room 1500, EECS Bldg, 1301 Beal, UM NC
Speaker: Philip Feng
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering
Event Type: Solid State Electronics Lab Seminar

A Whole New Ballgame - Preventing and Creating Surprise in Hardware Cyber at DARPA

Friday, Apr 18, 2014
2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: 1500 EECS
Speaker: Kerry Bernstein
Speaker Title: Program Manager at DARPA Microsystems Technology Office
Event Type: MICL Seminar

Network Security Economics: Understanding Incentives to Improve Online Security

Friday, Apr 18, 2014
3:00pm-4:00pm
Location: 1690 Beyster Building
Speaker: Nicolas Christin
Speaker Title: Assistant Research Professor
Event Type: CSE Seminar or Event

Controlling powertrain systems at their high-efficiency limit.

Friday, Apr 18, 2014
3:30pm-4:30pm
Location: 1500 EECS
Speaker: Anna Stefanopoulou
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Control Seminar

The Economics of a Job: Why Starting or Joining a Start-up Might Make More Sense

Monday, Apr 21, 2014
10:00am-11:00am
Location: Johnson Room, LEC
Speaker: Abdur Chowdhury
Speaker Title: Co-founder and CEO, Pushd
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture