Latest EECS News [All News...]

A Batteryless Sensor Chip for the Internet of Things

MIT Technology Review described the chips being made by PsiKick, a company co-founded by Prof. David Wentzloff. These low-power chips are the key to the promise of the Internet of Things. Their chip design has been tested in a wearable EKG monitor that runs entirely on body heat.  [More Info]

Gurkan Gok Receives Paper Award for Making Better Antenna Beams

Gurkan Gok (PhD, EE 2014, exp) won Third Place in the Student Paper Competition at the 2014 IEEE Int. Symposium on Antennas and Propagation for his paper that describes an antenna beam former that he developed using metamaterials. The design strategy provides new opportunities in smart antenna development.  [More Info]

2014 Promotions of our Faculty

Congratulations to the following faculty who received promotions this year: Valeria Bertacco, Jason Flinn, Satish Narayanasamy, Edwin Olson, Mina Rais-Zadeh, and Zhaohui Zhong. Keep up the great work!  [More Info]

Jiangfeng Wu Receives Best Paper Award for Research in Safe Fracking

Jiangfeng Wu, graduate student in electrical engineering, received the Mikio Takagi Student Prize for his research in designing and building an antenna that can better determine the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The Mikio Takagi Student Prize is given to the best of the top three Student Prize Paper Awards granted at the IEEE Int. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium.  [More Info]

Dipak Sengupta (1931-2014): In Memoriam

Dr. Dipak L. Sengupta, former research scientist and treasured friend of the department, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at the age of 83. Dr. Sengupta came to the office nearly every day, including Saturday mornings. Faculty and staff alike will miss his cheerful and gentle presence in the building.  [More Info]

Barzan Mozafari and Collaborators Chosen for Best Demo at ACM SIGMOD

Prof. Barzan Mozafari and his collaborators have received the Best Demo Award at the 2014 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference. The demo was of their Analytical Bootstrap (ABS) System, which enables complex exploratory data analysis on large volumes of data. ABS is described in their paper, ABS: a System for Scalable Approximate Queries with Accuracy Guarantees.  [More Info]

EECS Events [All Events...]

Ultra-Low Power Optical Interface Circuits for Nearly Invisible Wireless Sensor Nodes

Friday, Aug 08, 2014
2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: 1200 EECS
Speaker: Gyouho Kim
Speaker Title: PhD Candidate
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

MHacks IV Hackathon

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

Farewell Party for Farnam Jahanian

Friday, Sep 26, 2014
3:30pm-5:00pm
Location: Johnson Rooms, LEC
Event Type:

Tech Day

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014
11:30am-4:30pm
Location: College of Engineering
Event Type: Student Event