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News for alumni and friends from ECE @ Michigan

March 31, 2016

Engineering a Better Life for People with Diabetes

Eran Bashan (PhD 2008) co-founded Hygieia, a company that offers medical devices that automatically evaluate proper insulin dosages, and also provides patient consulting and training. The company just announced an investment from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

Nobel Laureate to Give Dow Lecture

Prof. Shuji Nakamura will talk about his invention of high-efficiency blue LEDs and the future of lighting in the 21st century.

Tuesday, April 5 at 4pm in the Rogel Ballroom, Michigan Union - Register for live WEBCAST

A Better 3D Camera, with Graphene

Ted Norris, Zhaohui Zhong, and Jeff Fessler are leading a $1.2M project to develop a camera that can record higher-res 3D images and video than market standard. The new technology makes use of the special characteristics of graphene.

World Leader in Medical Imaging

Jeff Fessler has been named the William L. Root Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the areas of research, education, and leadership.  Watch his lecture.

What is ECE?

Electrical Engineering has been around a long time - what does it mean for today's world? Computer Engineering is more than software. In this recruiting video, discover what today's students are doing in electrical and computer engineering.

Student Awards Roundup

Radar for Imaging and Navigation

Amr Ibrahim earned a Predoctoral Fellowship for his work investigating high millimeter wave radar systems in outdoor environments.

Low-Power IoT Devices

Avish Kosari was named a Barbour Scholar for her research on ultra-low power and battery-less integrated circuits.

Control for Cyber-Physical Systems

Xiang Yin earned a Predoctoral Fellowship for his work developing new methods to synthesize control and sensing strategies

Undergrads Awarded for Excellence

EECS celebrated students who earned awards for academic achievement, research, service, and entrepreneurial activities.

MEMS for Wireless Sensing, Glaucoma Treatment

Research by Prof. Yogesh Gianchandani and his students was highlighted in two different journals. One described a device to relieve eye pressure in glaucoma patients, and the other described a process to microfabricate MEMS motors for wireless sensing systems.

Pioneers in Computational Electromagnetics

Alumni Randy Haupt and Jian-Ming Jin received 2016 Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Awards at the annual conference. Prof. Jin earned the ACES Computational Electromagnetics award, and Prof. Haupt earned the ACES Technical Achievement award.

ECE In the News

Faculty: Fundamental science will play a key role in finding cancer cure

Faculty: Company cracked code for battery-less tech

Faculty and Alumni: Claude Shannon centennial celebrants recall U-M grad's advances, societal impact

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March 2016

University of Michigan - College of Engineering
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