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Frontiers in Semiconductor Based Devices Symposium in tribute to Pallab Bhattacharya

Bhattacharya’s is known for his work in quantum dot formation, which he discovered and then expanded upon.

Best Paper Award in Automation Research

The award was given at the IEEE Conference on Automation and Engineering. Congratulations, Lindsay!

Tal Carmon receives Young Investigator Award for research in lasers and optics

The award will support Professor Carmon in three years of basic research on continuous on-chip extreme UV emitters.

Duncan Steel will advance quantum information processes in new MURI

Steel will concentrate his efforts on solid state systems, specifically with epitaxially grown InAs/lGaAs semiconductor quantum dots.

Mark Kushner to head new $10M DoE plasma research center

The research that will be conducted at the center could lead to more efficient solar cells, finer-featured microchips and new medical tools.

Ford, U of M explore new ways to speed development of future hybrid vehicles

“The main goal of this project,” explained Opila, “is to bring advanced methods to HEV and plug-in HEV design.”

Yong Long receives Best Poster Award for work in medical imaging

Long’s work describes a new algorithm for performing model-based methods in a way that requires less computation yet provides improved image quality.

Duncan Steel awarded 2010 APS Frank Isakson Prize

Steel was chosen for contributions to nonlinear optical spectroscopy and coherent control of semiconductor heterostructures.

Mark Kushner awarded 2010 APS Will Allis Prize

Kushner’s research area is low temperature plasmas, and their fundamental properties and technological applications.

Prof. David Wentzloff awarded Young Faculty Award (YFA) by DARPA

Wentzloff is working to develop a wireless 3D interconnection fabric that can provide communication channels and crossbar routing.

Ellersick Prize for Best Paper Awarded to authors in communications

“The paper studies the key enabling technologies of Cognitive Radio and makes contributions in two key areas: sensing and learning.”

EECS researchers receive Best Paper Award at ISLPED

The paper explores logic and memory circuit topologies for a new type of transistor in development at IBM.

Jacob Oberlin’s electronics savvy helps drive MRacing team to a strong finish in Germany

As one of the only non-mechanical engineers on the team, Oberlin was responsible for all of the electrical systems on the vehicle.

Prof. Hiskens receives stim money for wind energy

The grant is to be used to develop new techniques for assessing the impact of wind generation on power system voltage control and transient stability.

Ali Nazari receives Best Paper Award at ISIT 2009

Nazari’s research is focused on an information theoretic approach to the problem of multi-terminal communications systems.

Tony Grbic awarded Presidential Early Career Award

The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers.

Tom Senior receives the 2010 IEEE Electromagnetics Award

Senior has made contributions to electromagnetic and acoustic scattering and to the development of analytic and numerical techniques.

Michael Thiel earns first place in SEMCAD X Student Research Award

Thiel’s detection method allows the analysis of human backscattering within a realistic building environment.

Michael Benson receives NASA Fellowship

For his research, Benson plans to utilize SAR in order to estimate variable vegetated parameters and monitor the planet’s crustal movement.

Matthew Fojtik awarded Intel Foundation/SRCEA Fellowship

The fellowship will support Fojtik’s work on a processor that can recover from timing errors and run without margining for worst case operating conditions.

UARTS 250 (Creative Process): One of the universitys most intriguing classes

The new course brings together faculty from Art, Architecture, Engineering, and Music — all found on North Campus.

Dennis Schweiger receives College of Engineering Staff Excellence Award

Schweiger is sought after by students, faculty, and administrators for his expertise, which is always offered in a friendly and comfortable manner.

Barb Rice receives U-M Distinguished Research Administrator Award

Without exception, those who work with Ms. Rice appreciate her knowledge, cheerfulness, helpfulness, and attention to detail.

Karen Liska Receives CoE Judith A. Pitney Staff Service Career Award

The award recognizes the significant contributions of a single CoE staff member with at least 10 years of service. Congratulations, Karen!

Lurie Nanofabrication Facility receiving Awards and Recognition

The building itself was recognized at the Annual Masonry Awards Program for its exterior, which “emulates an abstract composition of integrated circuits”.

Luis Gomez receives 2009 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to investigate a new treatment for neurological disorders

Gomez is investigating a new technique that is receiving widespread attention for treating depression, Alzheimer’s, and other brain conditions.

EECS students help the deaf “Feel the Music”

The competition sought solutions for a better way for the deaf and hearing-impaired population to appreciate music.

Scott Rudolph awarded prestigious IEEE MTT-S Graduate Fellowship

The program recognizes graduate students who show promise in pursuing a degree in microwave engineering — only six fellowships are awarded worldwide.

U-M shares 1st place prize at ISPD

Dongjin’s research is a blend of computer science with computer and electrical engineering, and can have a huge impact on upcoming integrated circuits.

Sung-Hyun Jo receives Silver Prize in SAMSUNG Human-Tech Thesis Prize

The Samsung HTP, established in 1994, is one of the most prestige thesis awards in Korea.

Carl Pfeiffer receives 2009 IEEE MTTS Undergraduate/Pre-Graduate Scholarship

The scholarship is designed to encourage future leaders and key technical contributors.

Professor Mark J. Kushner named the George I. Haddad Professor of Engineering

Prof. Hiskens named Vennema Professor

This professorship recognizes Hiskens’ excellent teaching, service, and research in the area of nonlinear (hybrid) systems.

Smart bridges under development with new grant

The monitoring system will collect data from surface and penetrating sensors, then wirelessly relay the information to an inspector on site or miles away.