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Congratulations to ECE Students Minh Pham, Paul Kania and Matthew Brazza for winning third place at the Myron Zucker Undergraduate Student Design Contest with their paper SURPASS (Supplemented Urgency Regulating Personal Alert Safety System).

According to the award...


Congratulations to ECE PhD student Xianyi Gao for winning a $500 student travel grant to present his paper, written with Prof. Janne Lindqvist, at the UbiComp 2014 Conference in Seattle.

UbiComp 2014 (the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing) will be held in Seattle, Washington from September 13 through September 17.

NSF Science Now Story is live...

Prof. Janne Lindqvist's work on gesture security is featured in the NSF Science Now video (click on image above).

Please see the link below, also currently featured on the front page of the NSF Science Now:...


NSF has published an article where they talk about 9 ways in which computing has made an impact on HIV research. One of the 9 impactful ways is the work of ECE Professor Shantenu Jha with his collaborators: # 7 of, "Nine ways NSF-supported supercomputers help scientists understand and treat the disease"


Dr. Laleh Najafizadeh's group won the runner-up best student paper award at the 2014 IEEE ISCAS (the flagship conference of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society), which was held in Melbourne Australia in June 2014.

The first author in the paper is Yi Huang, an ECE student pursuing his Ph.D. at the Integrated Circuits and NeuroImaging Lab of ECE under the supervision of Dr. Najafizadeh, while working concurrently...


Congratulations to Gradeigh Clark for receiving full registration and scholarship award of $700.00 to attend the 2014 SOUPS, to be held at Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Gradeigh is an ECE PhD student, working under the supervision of   Prof. Janne Lindqvist.


Congratulations to Dionysios S. Kalogerias for receiving the National Science Foundation (NSF) travel award to attend the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), held in Florence Italy, May 4-9, 2014. The award includes a check of $1,100 for travel reimbursement, and the award selection was based on the paper reviews.

At ICASSP, Dionysios presented the paper “Mobi-...


Dr. Janne Lindqvist interdisciplinary security work, to appear in MobiSys'14, the tier-1 conference on mobile systems, is getting nice publicity around the world.

In that work, Prof. Janne Lindqvist and his students, Michael Sherman (former ECE undergrad, and currently WINLAB staff), Gradeigh Clark (ECE PhD student), Yulong Yang (ECE PhD student) and Shridatt Sugrim (ECE MS and WINLAB staff), collaborated with Prof. Antti Oulasvirta of Max-Planck...


Assistant Professor   Waheed Bajwa has been selected to participate in the Army Research Office (ARO) Young Investigator Program (YIP). The objectives of YIP are to attract outstanding young university faculty members to Army research, and to support and encourage their teaching and research careers.


ECE Capstone Design courses are senior-level project design courses that require students to use all their ECE skills to solve a real-world engineering problem or develop a viable product. With the mentoring of the capstone course faculty advisor, this course integrates all the ECE academic studies with an open-ended design project. The Top Ten projects voted by the Judges are listed below.  The first three are awarded a monetary prizes by the ECE...