Miniature wireless sensing and computing devices have the potential to improve people’s health, and even to save lives. As founder, CEO, and President of Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISS), Dr. Nader Najafi is leading the development of some of the most advanced microscale medical technology in the world. [Read More]

CT Scans

Improving CT scans with big data

Prof. Jeffrey Fessler is collaborating with Prof. Yong Long (PhD EE:S 2011) on research that aims to provide high image quality, ultra-low-dose CT scans by including big data analysis of existing CT images.


A Next Generation Laser Plasma Accelerator

Prof. Almantas Galvanauskas is part of a multi-institution collaboration to develop a high-power, ultra-short-pulse laser system which may enable low-cost, compact accelerator-based light sources for a wide variety of applications.


Leaders in Innovation

Prof. Mohammed Islam's company, Omni MedSci, Inc., heads the list of the top 25 most innovative companies in SE Michigan, according to Crains. NeuroNexus, Integrated Sensing Systems, and Duo Security, founded by EECS alumni and faculty, were also included.


Engineering a Better Future for Ethiopia

Prof. Heath Hofmann and Ph.D. student Abdi Zeynu traveled to Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAIT) in the capital of Ethiopia to bring the latest knowledge in Controls Systems and Power to a nation in dire need of this expertise.


An Electrifying Summer

High schoolers took over the EECS building this July, designing circuits, building holograms, and whirring around on segways. In ECE's first-ever Electrify Summer Tech Camps, students from near and far gathered for three five-day sessions to learn the basics of electrical and computer engineering.


David Wentzloff - Master Teacher

Prof. David Wentzloff received the 2015 Joel and Ruth Spira Excellence in Teaching Award in acknowledgement of his exceptional achievements in the education of our students.


Michigan Light Project

To celebrate UNESCO's International Year of Light, ECE students, researchers, and local optics professionals have planned outreach activities throughout the year - starting with the Ann Arbor Summer Festival.


Celebrating Diversity

ECE hosted an Iftar reception for its Muslim students to celebrate the end of their daily Ramadan fast at sunset. Over 40 students attended the reception, which offered traditional foods and live music.


Student Awards, Competitions, and More

Dow Fellowship for Renewable Energy Markets
Hamidreza Tavafoghi has been awarded a Dow Sustainability Fellowship to support his research in energy economics and bringing sustainable power to the grid.

Building Better Roboboats
UM::Autonomy designs, programs, and builds their own autonomous boat every year for the annual RobotBoat competition. This year the team took third prize.

Making Career Connections at NSBE
Fifty-five U-M engineers attended the 41st National Convention of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). Kwesi Rutledge (ECE) and Erin Moore (NSBE's program chair) display their personal and chapter awards received at the convention.

An Engineer's Magic Moment OZ

Alumnus Oz Pearlman is a professional magician and mentalist, and now he's taking on America's Got Talent. Catch the young wizard on Tuesday, August 25 on NBC as he performs in the show's quarterfinals.

Alumni Networking

JOIN our next Alumni Networking event August 27 in Boston, MA.


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Ernest S. Kuh (BSE EE 1949), pioneer in electronic circuit theory and electronic design automation, passed away June 27, 2015, aged 86.

Prof. Benjamin Bailey, former department chair, was honored as a modern pioneer at a 1940 banquet along with Henry Ford for his 1925 single-phase capacitor motor.

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