Mapping the Brain: Probes iwht Tiny LEDS Shed Light on Neural Pathways

Are you hyped up for The Force Awakens? So are we! To celebrate, Chewie chatted with some faculty to talk about ECE-related Star Wars tech - and even stepped into a holiday rap from Dean Munson.


Mapping the Brain: Probes iwht Tiny LEDS Shed Light on Neural Pathways

U-M researchers have built and tested neural probes that hold the smallest implantable LEDs on silicon probes ever made. These probes could lead to breakthroughs in the understanding and treatment of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's.


A Lifetime of Work in Signal Processing

Alfred Hero, R. Jamison and Betty Williams Professor of Engineering, received the 2015 IEEE Signal Processing Society Award for contributions to the field of statistical signal and image processing and for sustained service to the Society.

Technical Achievement Award for N/MEMS

Prof. Mina Rais-Zadeh received the 2015 IEEE Early Career Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award, "For pioneering research in sensors technology: adaptable nano/micro-electromechanical systems (N/MEMS)."

Solution to a Fundamental Control Problem

Prof. Demosthenis Teneketzis received the IEEE Control Systems Society's George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award for his work solving a problem of stochastic control that has remained unsolved for 40 years.

Fourth New Faculty Joins ECE

Parag Deotare is joining the department as a new faculty member January 2016. His research interest lies in light-matter interaction in nanoscale systems for the development of low energy photonic and excitonic devices.

Celebrating Maxwell's Equations: 150 Years

ECE joined others around the world celebrating 150 Years of Maxwell’s Equations as part of the International Year of Light. The celebration included guest lectures, a panel about the future, and student demos.

San Diego Alumni Connect and Celebrate

ECE hosted an alumni reception for graduates living in the San Diego. Alumni from 1965 to 2014 had a great time at the Star of the Sea Event Center, owned by a Michigan alum.

Lighting Up ECE with a Diwali Celebration

ECE continued its tradition of celebrating the different cultures of its student body with a celebration of Diwali. The event included Indian music, dance, cuisine, and other Diwali traditions.

The End of Moore's Law: Are We Facing the Creation or the Apocalypse?


Hear what Steve Forrest, Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor and Paul G. Goebel Collegiate Professor of Engineering, has to say about the future of high tech.

First-ever ECE Career Fair


Students connected with alumni, local companies, and some big industry representatives - and got some jobs.

Celebrating Graduate Research


Efficient OLEDs, autonomous safety systems for cars, and new computer memory were just a few of the many projects presented by ECE students at the 2015 Graduate Symposium.



ECE in the News

Obituary: Irma Wyman (1928-2015): Honeywell's first femal CIO, Episcopal Dean - StarTribune

Alum Chris Deline (BSE MSE PhD EE 03 05 08) Earns R&D 100 Awards, Producing Bioethylene with Bacteria - Metro Denver

Samsung President and Alum WP Hong (MSE PhD EE 84 88) will Keynote at World's Biggest Consumer Electronics Conference - CES

Alum Benson Yeh (PhD EE:S 05) Earns Overall Award at Reimagine Education Awards for First Chinese MOOC - Reimagine Education

ECE Spinoff Xtera Communications (NASDAQ: XCOM) Launches IPO - Storm Investor

Alum Todd Coleman (BSE EE CE '00) Featured in Top 100 List on Influential African-American Site - EurekAlert!

How Someday Robots May Run to the Rescue -- Literally - NSF

Alum Dick Daniels (BSE EE 1948) Awarded for Lifelong Work Bringing Jobs to Arkansas - Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Alum Brandon Levey (BSE MSE EE 04 06) Offers Four Tips for Making the Most of Your Data - RSI News

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