Kaleo Roberts receives scholarship from the American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Roberts works to improve remote sensing of soil moisture, which is important for environmental conservation, natural resource management, and agriculture.
Precision health in the palm of your hand
Recent breakthrough developments in technologies for real-time genome sequencing, analysis, and diagnosis are poised to deliver a new standard of personalized care.
Pioneering a way to keep very small satellites in orbit
More than 250 students had a hand in a satellite launching on January 10th, the first in space for a project to keep nanosats in orbit by harnessing Earth’s magnetic field.
DYNAMO achieves first observation of the “charge separation effect”
Research led by Prof. Stephen Rand, Director of the Center for Dynamic Magneto-optics (DYNAMO), has important potential for energy conversion, ultrafast switching, nanophotonics, and nonlinear optics.
Cody Scarborough wins Exceptional Student Contributions Award at Metamaterials 2020
PhD student Cody Scarborough was recognized for his work advancing the understanding and study of electromagnetic waves.
Christopher Allemang awarded IEEE EDS PhD Fellowship for his work advancing thin-film electronics
Allemang focuses on amorphous oxide semiconductor thin-film electronics, which can support the next generation of electronic skins, textiles, solar cells, and displays.
Prof. Cindy Finelli named IEEE Fellow for leadership and scholarship in engineering education
Prof. Finelli’s programs and scholarship have enriched the education of countless engineering students.
Prof. Sandeep Pradhan named IEEE Fellow for contributions to information theory
Prof. Pradhan has made fundamental contributions to distributed compression and structured coding
William J. Williams (1935 – 2020): In MemoriamProfessor emeritus Bill Williams has been internationally recognized for his contributions to the development and application of signal processing in biomedical engineering and biology.
Mapping quantum structures with light to unlock their capabilities
Rather than installing new “2D” semiconductors in devices to see what they can do, this new method puts them through their paces with lasers and light detectors.
U-M, community partners tackle energy insecurity in three Detroit neighborhoods
Johanna Mathieu is one of four principal investigators on a project to improve home energy efficiency and to lower monthly utility bills.
Podcast: Artificial photosynthesis for sustainable solar fuels
In S1E1, Prof. Zetian Mi talks unlocking quantum properties to close the loop on carbon emissions.
Tony Hsu and family establish new fellowship fund to support graduate students
In addition to the new fellowship, the Hsu family is supporting the department through the ECE fund.
First digital single-chip millimeter-wave beamformer will exploit 5G capabilities
The digital beamforming chip offers significant advantages over current analog beamforming solutions.
Amulya Parmar: One conversation can change everythingAmulya Parmar started his first company at 15, and is committed to positive impact in all of his endeavors.
Three members of ECE will represent U-M at the 2020 Rising Stars in EECS Workshop
PhD students Behnoush Rostami, Zhanni Wu, and Xueru Zhang will participate in the intensive workshop that brings together outstanding women interested in pursuing academic careers in EECS.
Tracking Monarch Butterfly Migration with the World’s Smallest Computer
In a project funded by National Geographic, ECE researchers are teaming up with the department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology to advance our understanding of monarch butterfly migration with the most ambitious iteration of the Michigan Micro Mote yet.
Coping with COVID-19 as a student and Olympic hopeful: a Q&A with Thomas Cope
Even award-winning athletes are having a hard time getting into a routine these days, but Tommy Cope wants everyone to keep working hard.
Teaching signal processing during COVID-19
From adapting to remote office hours to completely redesigning exam content and format, we explore how one class, EECS 551 Matrix Methods for Signal Processing, Data Analysis, & Machine Learning, has had to reinvent itself for the times.
The impact of COVID-19: A student perspective
Stefany Escobedo’s life changed drastically when COVID-19 shut down her access to a wide community of friends and activities
Student works on a NASA quantum satellite link
ECE master’s student Conner Stevons completed a remote internship at the NASA Glenn Research Center where he worked on Marconi 2.0, NASA’s plan to bridge quantum technology with a telecommunications system.
New grant to expand open source control software for an intuitive robotic prosthetic leg
University of Michigan researchers have been awarded an NSF grant to design an open source framework for robotic prosthetic legs that function more naturally and offer a wider range of capabilities.
Burn after reading
A self-erasing chip for security and anti-counterfeit tech.
Research to improve medical imaging of the brain receives Magna cum Laude Merit award
The interdisciplinary team was able to dramatically speed up the process while potentially doubling the quality of the image
Coordination and collaboration are critical to U.S. leadership in plasma science: a Q&A with the Plasma 2020 Decadal Study co-chair
Plasma science has the potential to speed advances in medicine, energy, electronics and more—including helping us deal with pandemics.