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Yogesh B. Gianchandani
Detecting environmental pollutants with a smaller, portable, fully electric gas chromatograph
Prof. Yogesh Gianchandani and Dr. Yutao Qin received an “Outstanding Paper Award” for their fully electronic micro gas chromatography system.
Autonomous well monitoring solution recognized with a Best Innovators award
The WAND wireless sensor developed in a collaboration between Total, an oil & gas company, and the University of Michigan is revolutionizing well monitoring
ECE Distinguished Seminar Series kicks off with MEMS Pioneer and Inventor, Kurt Petersen
Dr. Kurt Petersen, Co-Chair of HardTech Group at Silicon Valley Band of Angels and 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient, presented on “60 Years of MEMS Start-up Companies.”
A new company, Omniscent, is sniffing out dangerous levels of toxic chemicals in the air
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The Lurie Nanofabrication FacilityIt Takes the Best to Serve the Best.
San Diego alumni connect and celebrate at ECE event
There were 40 alumni in attendance, with graduation years ranging from 1965 to 2014.
Silicon valley entrepreneurs help bring WIMS2 technology to the world
Shahin and Sassan discussed everything from the acquisition trends of small vs. large companies to the importance of building a team with a range of expertise.
Six ECE Faculty Selected for 2013-14 College of Engineering AwardsCongratulations to the following ECE Faculty recipients of 2013-14 College of Engineering Awards:
MCubed A Year Later: A record of fostering innovative research
Several of the cubes enabled research to progress to the point that faculty are applying for larger grants to continue the work.
Research Spotlight: Better miniaturized vacuum pumps for electronics and sensors
The three microdevices created at Michigan are each particularly suited to specific applications.
Workshop to chart the future of nano and micro manufacturing
“This workshop is a first step toward developing a roadmap for practical innovations in nano/micro-manufacturing.”
ECE faculty are MCubing to find answers – fast
The goal of MCubed is to jumpstart novel, high-risk and transformative research projects.
Research Spotlight: Sensors and actuators for portable microsystems
Though a number of research challenges remain to realize the potential of microdischarge-based devices, the authors’ work demonstrates their promise.
Wireless Integrated MicroSensing and Systems (WIMS2) in California
The technical topics ranged from wireless and low power circuits, to MEMS, to microfabricated gas chromatographs.
2010 College of Engineering Awards
Prof. Yogesh Gianchandani elected Fellow of the IEEE
The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession and is given to those with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any IEEE field.