Cassie braves polar vortex, advancing machine vision, using AC for sustainability, celebrating Black History Month

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A wacky wild approach to electromagnetic and photonic systems

Professor Anthony Grbic is developing time-varying metamaterials for next-generation communication, sensing, and defense systems as a key member of a $7.5 MURI grant.



Helping computers see like us

Prof. Robert Dick and Ekdeep Singh Lubana have developed a more efficient technique for machine vision by modeling it on human vision.

Cassie takes an arctic stroll

WIRED features Prof. Jessy Grizzle and our favorite bipedal robot in a story about how testing Cassie in extreme weather events could help save lives.


ECE Celebrates Black History Month

Garlin Gilchrist II (BSE CE CS '05)

  • Elected Lieutenant Governor for the state of Michigan in November 2018. More Info
  • Passionate about using tech to make everything, including voting, more accessible and equitable. Learn More
Our Willie Hobbs Moore Lecturers
Prof. Rhonda Franklin
(MSE PHD EE '90 '95)

A professor of applied electromagnetics and microwave circuits, Franklin inspires students and works to advance communication systems and bio/nano-medicine while fostering an inclusive environment for all.

Dr. Isaac Porche III
(PhD EE:S '98)

An expert in cybersecurity, network and communication technology, and intelligence, Porche currently serves as the Director of the Acquisition and Development Program in the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center.



Prof. Zhengya Zhang uplifts undergrads

Zhang is recognized for earning outstanding evaluations from students and for fueling their imagination in the field of VLSI circuits and systems.

Prof. Johanna Mathieu powers the future

Mathieu received the NSF CAREER Award to help build a smarter, more sustainable power grid, with the help of refrigerators.

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