EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering

featured EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering stories
2 researchers in an MBE lab

Dawn of nitride ferroelectric semiconductors for next-generation electronics

The ability to precisely tune electrical polarization switching through molecular beam epitaxy is a gamechanger|Medium Read
Herbert Winful

Herbert Winful awarded the 2021 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Winful is recognized for his decades of outstanding leadership and commitment to developing a culturally and ethnically diverse University of Michigan community. |Medium Read
Rucha stands in grad cap and gown next to the EECS building sign

Profiles in ECE: Rucha Apte (MS ECE 2021)

From the internships that inspired her interest in signal processing and machine learning to late night study sessions at the Duderstadt to her background in classical dance, Master’s student Rucha Apte shares her journey with us. |Medium Read
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A resilient campus

How engineers are applying their expertise for future planning.|Long Read
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Three teams of graduate students awarded prizes for their final projects in Image Processing (EECS 556)

KLA sponsored prizes for three outstanding projects focused on improving image processing for neurosurgery and satellite applications and MRI reconstruction techniques.|Medium Read
textbook Intro to Quantum Nanotechnology

New textbook introduces students to the field of Quantum Nanotechnology

The textbook helps prepare upper level undergraduate students and graduate students to join the quantum revolution|Medium Read
Pilar Herrera-Fierro

Dr. Pilar Herrera-Fierro, senior director of the LNF, receives 2021 COE staff excellence award

Dr. Herrera-Fierro goes out of her way to support student, faculty, and external users of the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility, and is considered a key component of its success|Medium Read
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ECE Lab Kit team recognized by the College of Engineering with the Team Staff Excellence Award

When the pandemic shut down in-person instruction, this six-member team created and delivered individual lab kits to 1,200 students around the world so hands-on lab experience could continue.|Medium Read
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Kristen Thornton awarded College of Engineering’s Staff Excellence Award for her unwavering dedication and exemplary service to students

PhD Coordinator Kristen Thornton continues to go above and beyond for the ECE graduate student community by creating new events, new office hours, and helping to launch a new Master’s program all during the global pandemic. |Medium Read
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Lisa Armstrong recognized with the Judith A. Pitney Staff Service Career Award for her decades of service to the college and the department

As Unit Administrator for Electrical and Computer Engineering, Armstrong has been a driving force for many of the department’s biggest advancements, and she’s known for fostering a thriving, inclusive, collaborative, and fun environment. |Medium Read
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ADHD in engineering: Improving education for neurodiverse college STEM students

The researchers look to increase the diversity of the STEM workforce.|Medium Read
Sandeep Pradhan

Sandeep Pradhan named ECE’s 2021 HKN Professor of the Year

The HKN Professor of the Year Award is determined by popular vote by all undergraduate and graduate students in the department|Short Read