EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering

featured EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering stories
Hun-Seok Kim

Hun-Seok Kim receives CAREER Award to facilitate Internet of Things connectivity

Kim takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackle challenges in heterogeneous classes of energy-efficient and versatile communication systems.|Short Read
An electron microscope image shows the semiconductor nanowires. These deliver electrons to metal nanoparticles, which turn carbon dioxide and water into methane. Credit: Baowen Zhou, Mi Group, University of Michigan.

‘Green methane’ from artificial photosynthesis could recycle CO2

A catalyst on a solar panel can make methane, the main component of natural gas, with carbon dioxide, water and sunlight.|Medium Read
Strickland and Mourou

Nobel Prize winners talk research, Nobel ceremony, and are remembered by U-M colleagues

From rubbing elbows with royalty to finding yourself a casual seatmate to a member of U2, Professor Emeritus Gérard Mourou, Prof. Donna Strickland, and their former U-M colleagues shared their experiences and reflections on the 2018 Nobel Prize ceremony. |Long Read
Students in front of their poster

Machine Learning takes over the EECS Atrium

Students in EECS 545: Machine Learning, taught by Prof. AL Hero, presented their final projects in a poster session sponsored by KLA. |Short Read
Overhead shot of people milling around the poster session

7th Annual LNF Symposium brings together industry, academia for a celebration of nanoscale research

ECE professors and students were key members of this year’s event and took away top prizes for the poster competition. |Short Read
Various participants test out iGYM

Creating a place where kids of all abilities can play together

Prof. Hun-Seok Kim helped design iGYM, an augmented reality system that allows disabled and able-bodied people to play physical games together. |Medium Read
Group photo of SHPE members at National Convention 2019.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers makes connections, builds relationships at annual convention

At the largest convention for Hispanic STEM students and professionals, U-M students attended career panels and workshops while networking with a variety of big-name companies. |Short Read
Group photo of U-M, Morehouse, and Prairie View faculty and staff

Institution partnerships offer best of both worlds

ECE helped host faculty from Morehouse College and Prairie View A&M University to explore cross-collaboration opportunities, which allow students and faculty to experience the cultures of both Historically Black Colleges & Universities and U-M. |Medium Read
Kamal Sarabandi

Kamal Sarabandi named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Sarabandi is an internationally-renowned researcher in the areas of applied electromagnetics and remote sensing.|Medium Read
Image of Cancer spheres treated by doxorubicin.

Enabling large-scale testing of cancer drugs with machine learning

Prof. Euisik Yoon and his team developed a new machine learning tool that enables large-scale testing of cancer drug effectiveness with microfluidics. |Medium Read
Petersen group

ECE Distinguished Seminar Series kicks off with MEMS Pioneer and Inventor, Kurt Petersen

Dr. Kurt Petersen, Co-Chair of HardTech Group at Silicon Valley Band of Angels and 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient, presented on “60 Years of MEMS Start-up Companies.” |Short Read
Scientist in the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility uses a computer inside of a clean room

Beyond Moore’s Law: taking transistor arrays into the third dimension

Thin film transistors stacked on top of a state-of-the-art silicon chip could help shrink electronics while improving performance.|Medium Read