Synapse-mimicking memristor, a universe-changing discovery, ECE excellence recognized, and more

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Computers with brains like ours

Prof. Wei Lu led a U-M team that developed a new memristor that directly models the behaviors of a synapse, advancing the storage and processing of data.

Crafting a better, cleaner energy grid

Prof. Johanna Mathieu received the Ernest and Bettine Kuh Distinguished Faculty Award for her outstanding teaching, research, and service in the area of power and energy.

New math tools for better networks

Prof. Laura Balzano received the Army Research Office Young Investigator Award to solve big data problems with stats.

Graduates hear messages of hope and leadership

Lynn Conway, professor emerita of EECS, stressed embracing social change as the keynote speaker for U-M's 2018 Winter Commencement, where she received an honorary Doctorate of Science.

Opening a new window to the universe

MIT Prof. Nergis Mavalvala detailed how the detection of gravitational waves has ushered in a new era of astrophysics as the inaugural speaker of the M. Alten Gilleo Distinguished Lectureship.

Happy New Year!

From everyone at ECE, we wish you a joyous 2019


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