Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)Edward W. Knightly, Chair
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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.
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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.
Researchers in the Zhong lab have just the thing for information overload: image-processing technology that sees all and remembers only what it should.
Eta Kappa Nu is an Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society.
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.
ECE graduates were recognized this past weekend at a multitude of events
Photonics Researchers Create First Nanoscale "Optical Parametric Amplifier"
The research has many applications in security imaging, high-speed communications, and the oil & gas industry.
The research has many applications, including development of efficient and inexpensive photovoltaic solar panels.
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
Publisher’s free textbooks now used at one-in-five US colleges, universities
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.
A new method for building "drawbridges" between metal nanoparticles could open new paths for electronics makers who wish to build full-color displays from opto-electric components. Joint Faculty Members Christy Landes & Peter Nordlander, as well as ECE's Naomi Halas, are quoted.
The award comes on the heels of a $50 million donation the Doerrs dedicated to leadership education through the Doerr Institute for New Leaders.
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
Grad Students Run The Show at SCREECH 2015
Rice University studies self-repair of neuronal networks in stroke, neurodegenerative disease
The team won in the category of “Best Use of TI Wireless Technology” for their integration of Bluetooth in the design of a golf putter.
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.
Grant to Rice fast tracks cell-sorting advance
ECE Open Call: Video Competition
Treichler Named to NAE
Rice Teams Place Highly At IEEEXtreme
Rice finding could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cells
Our Noisy Brains: Dr. Xaq Pitkow Explains
Rice tests wireless data delivery over active TV channels
In One Week, Knightly Team Wins Two Best Paper Awards
Monday, August 12:00 PM - 4:00 PMWavelength-sensitive Photodetection with Plasmonic Nanostructures
Wednesday, September 74:00 PM - 5:30 PM2016 School of Engineering Ice Cream Social
Saturday, September 1012:30 PM - 5:30 PMRCEL Engineering Liftoff 2016
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