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ECE junior Anika Zaman discusses her path to ECE, undergraduate research, and plans for the future.
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He will be recognized for his achievement at the June 2017 International Microwave Society Conference in Hawaii.
Senior Morganne Lerch discusses her path to ECE, undergraduate research, and plans for the future.
The electrodes, developed by the Robinson lab, are so thin that they could make brain treatment safer.
“Our job is to introduce the importance of research even to very young students. That is how science and technology progress.”
Image-processing system learns largely on its own, much like a human baby.
Isabell Thomann's photonics lab is testing photon-induced force microscopy.
Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.
Rice collaborators include ECE faculty members Ashu Sabharwal and Ashok Veeraraghavan of Rice’s Scalable Health Labs.
The high-tech sleeve uses a combination of advanced technologies.
This is an extended version of Chen's Award-Winning IMS Paper
Rice University scientists' enhancement adds time element to super-resolution microscopy.
Application to the ECE PhD program is free. Applications are now available.
The annual list administered by Clarivate Analytics, formerly the intellectual property and science business of Thomson Reuters, recognizes leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences.
ECE graduate students Himanshu Aggrawal, Peiyu Chen, Mahdi Assefzadeh, Babak Jamali and ECE faculty member Aydin Babakhani are featured in the December issue for their research in millimeter wave and terahertz frequencies.
SCREECH is a fast-paced engineering research pitch competition, held annually.
Discover the garment that’s bringing hearing to deaf people and the stock market to your torso.
The paper was co-authored by David Ramirez. Jia and Ramirez are both graduate students in ECE.
Aazhang will travel to Finland in May for the ceremonies
The team will create the first laser-free, wireless system capable of delivering 1 terabit of data per second.
The award recognizes members of the Communication Theory Technical Committee of the IEEE Communications Society who have a distinguished record of service to the CTTC community.
Rice University researchers have invented a technology that could identify hundreds of bacterial pathogens simply, quickly and at low cost using a single set of random DNA probes.
His host will be the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems in Magdeburg
The BabyWaves Monitor is a low-cost EEG monitor
Rice physicists probe photon-electron interactions in vacuum cavity experiments
Palash Bharadwaj and Guru Naik are assistant professors in ECE's Photonics, Electronics & Nanodevices field.
The award supports junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of both education and research.
The students designed a vest to help the visually impaired interpret vibration as sight.
“The Advanced Wireless Research Initiative will amplify and accelerate U.S. leadership in wireless research,” ECE Department Chair Edward Knightly said. “The initiative enables an unprecedented mix of urban-scale research platforms and fundamental research.” Knightly and his collaborators are heavily involved in wireless research
In his paper, Assefzadeh introduces a trigger-based beamforming technique, the first time the method has been used.
Himanshu Aggrawal received a prestigious graduate fellowship at the same conference.
The grant supports development of new research or academic partnerships that extend across two or more schools to engage faculty in new and creative scholarship.
ECE PhD student Kevin Boos is working with Microsoft to make the technology, called Flashback, a reality.
Baiyasi’s research, done with faculty advisor Christy Landes of Chemistry, focuses around super-resolution microscopy and plasmonic particles.
Initiative aims to help patients with intractable epilepsy through neurostimulator implants
Rice University students design force-testing device for makers of children’s 3-D printed prosthetics
ECE's own Faculty RockStar, Lin Zhong, was promoted to Full Professor. The promotion is effective July 1.
He received the GSA-sponsored award for “service and achievements on behalf of graduate students.”
Kevin Ting '12 developed the app to help voters make informed choices
Researchers in the Kono lab have discovered a way to make highly-aligned, wafer-scale films.
He will be recognized for his achievement at the May 2016 International Microwave Society Conference in San Francisco.
An interdisciplinary team of scientists, including ECE's Xaq Pitkow, aims to reveal the computational building blocks of our brain and use them to create smarter learning machines.
Treichler was cited by the NAE for his “contributions to digital signal processing and its applications to national intelligence gathering.”
Assefzadeh currently holds the world record for generating and radiating the shortest pulse using a silicon-based technology (8-psec). His continued work with Babakhani will in part be funded by Babakhani’s prestigious NSF CAREER Award, announced in January.
Integrated Systems and Circuits lab wins $5M in grants to develop tiny customized chips for oil and gas monitoring and analysis
The prestigious grant will support his research into ultrafast terahertz communications, imaging, and sensors.
Rice University professors Naomi Halas, James Tour and K.C. Nicolaou have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
The team will conduct the most extensive experimental research yet of wireless technology that uses 100 or more antennas per base station to send tightly focused beams of data to each user, even as they move
Flat camera invented at Rice University looks into the future
The Halas lab found a new way to efficiently distil alcohol from water using light.
ECE Seniors Win Undergraduate Elevator Pitch Competition
The project will focus on scaling up Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) throughput while increasing its range.
The grant will support the work of Dr. Behnaam Aazhang and Dr. Nitin Tandon, who are studying how the brain processes language.
WATCH transmits data over UHF without interring with TV broadcasts
The program is aimed at encouraging long-term undergraduate research projects in collaboration with faculty and graduate students.
Mark Dankberg '77 named to NAE
Students Teach Kids Circuits in a Snap
ECE Alum Dwarkadas Named IEEE Fellow
ECE Alum Justin Romberg Can Read Closed Books
New Knightly Swim Team Member Inducted
June Chen Wins Honorable Mention from CRA
RISC Lab Featured in IEEE Microwave Magazine
Sunday, February 19 - Sunday, February 25It's National Engineers Week!
Monday, February 204:10 PM - 5:10 PMECE Seinar Series: "Variational Bayes In Private Settings (VIPS)" Mijung Park (698/699)
Wednesday, February 224:00 PM - 5:00 AMECE Seminar Series: "Robustness and complexity tradeoffs in inference and learning" Reinhard Heckel, Berkeley (698/699)
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