Thursday, December 5, 2013
Congratulations to Jeremy Hassett '16 on receiving The Iota Book Award
Monday, October 14, 2013
Jeremy Warner '15 - IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative award recipient
Congratulations to Jeremy Warner '15, a member of Professor. Wendi Heinzelman's Wireless Communications and Networking Group in Electrical and Computer Engineering, for being named a recipient of an IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative award. These awards are given to high-achieving undergraduates in electrical engineering programs who are committed to exploring the power and energy engineering field through both coursework and career experiences. Winners of this award receive up to three years of financial support and gain career experience through internships and co-op work.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Professor Jack Mottley receives the 2013 IEEE Outstanding Teaching in an Area of Interest Award
Congratulations to Professor Jack Mottley who received the 2013 IEEE Region 1 Outstanding Teaching Award. This award is for outstanding teaching excellence in research and design of electrical engineering courses for over thirty-five years. Well deserved!
Sunday, July 28, 2013
Congratulations to Rohit Nayak and Himanshu Shekhar, ECE PhD students in Prof. Marvin Doyley's group.
Congratulations to Rohit Nayak and Himanshu Shekhar, Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD students in Prof. Marvin Doyley's group. They have both been accepted into the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Med-into-Grad Fellowship in Cardiovascular Science. This program augments traditional PhD training with clinical rotations, a clinical co-mentor, a weekly Cardiovascular Research Institute seminar series, and translational cardiovascular coursework to train the next generation of bench-to-bedside cardiovascular scientists.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Gaurav Sharma, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Rochester has been named a 2013 Fellow by the IEEE
Gaurav Sharma, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Rochester has been named a 2013 Fellow by the IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Sharma is being recognized for contributions to electronic imaging and media security.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Wendi Heinzelman Named Distinguished Scientist by Computing Society
Congratulations to Wendi Heinzelman, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and dean of graduate studies for Arts, Sciences and Engineering, for being named a Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world's largest educational and scientific computing society. Heinzelman was recognized for designing and implementing “cutting-edge networking, communication and signal processing techniques for a wide array of applications running over wireless sensor networks, mobile ad hoc networks, and heterogeneous networks,” in a way that has “greatly advanced the efficient utilization of the severely limited resources of these systems.”
Friday, October 12, 2012
Mark Bocko receives Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
During his more than 30-year career at the University of Rochester, Mark Bocko, the chair of ECE, has taught courses on solid state devices, microwaves, nonlinear dynamics, circuits, and engineering design. According to current student David Heid '13, Bocko is "always willing to discuss ideas on how to incorporate music and technology," and how to help students achieve their research goals. Chosen for his passion for learning and his ability to inspire the same enthusiasm in students, Bocko is one of three recipients of this year's Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. More »
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Gabriel Unger - Undergraduate ECE Faculty Prize Winner 2012
Congratulations to recent graduate, Gabriel Unger, who received the 2012 Undergraduate ECE Faculty Prize. This was awarded to Gabe at the May 2012 Commencement Ceremony in recognition of his academic excellence and contributions to the Undergraduate Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Gabe is now currently working for BAE Systems in Endicott, NY.
Monday, February 27, 2012
ECE Ph.D. student Xiaochen Guo recipient of the prestigious IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award.
Congratulations to ECE Ph.D. student Xiaochen Guo! She has been selected as one of the recipients of the intensely competitive 2012-2013 IBM Ph.D. fellowship.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Stephen Roessner, a first year PhD student in ECE, receives a Grammy Award
Stephen Roessner, a first year PhD student in ECE, received a Grammy Award for his work on a recording : Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra) - 2010 "Messiaen: Livre Du Saint-Sacrement" (Paul Jacobs). Congratulations Stephen!
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Two University of Rochester Researchers Win NSF CAREER Award
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has offered its most prestigious award for young scientists, the CAREER Award, to two University of Rochester researchers: Paul Ampadu and Justin Ramsey. The NSF CAREER award is given to promising scientists early in their careers and is selected on the basis of creative proposals that effectively integrate research and education.