EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Prof. Mavalvala, Prof. Theodore Norris, and Prof. Steven Cundiff

A world-shaking discovery 100 years in the making

Prof. Nergis Mavalvala detailed the history and science behind the discovery of gravitational waves as the inaugural recipient of the M. Alten Gilleo Distinguished Lectureship|Medium Read

ECE and data science: a natural connection

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) faculty and students at Michigan are part of the revolution in data science that is happening today.|Long Read
Makeathon participants, creators, and judges

Hacking the perfect melody

Project Music brought together students from all backgrounds across the university to originate musically-inspired creations for the first Music Makeathon.|Medium Read
Prof. Pallab Bhattacharya with a background of quantum dots for red-emitting diode lasers.

Pallab Bhattacharya to receive 2019 IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal

Bhattacharya honored for the development and commercialization of quantum dot lasers.|Medium Read
Mingyan Liu presents the Honorable Zachary Lemnios with the ECE Alumni Impact Award

Zachary Lemnios: Helping to shape the new Frontier in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Honorable Zachary Lemnios, recipient of the 2018 ECE Alumni Impact Award, believes we are entering the Golden Age of Engineering. |Medium Read
Havel Liu (BSE CE) and teammates Taylor Sun (BSE ME), Jeff Yin (BSE CE), and Andres Penaranda (MSE AERO).

Miniature satellites to maximize global communication

Havel Liu is working on a project to revolutionize satellite systems, improving communications during natural disasters and providing a blueprint for receiving future interplanetary voicemails|Medium Read
A transparent aerogel could reduce the energy loss in absorbers for solar thermal power plants by 67 percent. Credit: Lenert Lab, Michigan Engineering

$1.6M for solar cell windows and high-temperature solar power

New sustainability research garners support from Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office. |Medium Read

A window into the future of solar power

Windows in the buildings of the future could double as efficient solar cells.|Medium Read
Rick Wallace

Richard Wallace

Alumnus Rick Wallace (BSE EE 1982) is President and CEO of KLA-Tencor Corporation|Short Read
Stephane Lafortune

Stéphane Lafortune named N. Harris McClamroch Professor of EECS

Lafortune's research in discrete event systems includes multiple problem domains, with applications to computer and software systems.|Short Read
Rick Bolander

Rick Bolander: Entrepreneurship is a team sport

Rick Bolander (BSE MSE EE '83 '85; MBA '94, Harvard) has devoted his career to fulfilling the entrepreneurial dreams of others as much as his own. |Medium Read
2018 ECE Innovator Program

Transformative approach to 5G funded by new Innovator program

Nine technologies competed for $75k in the ECE Innovator Program, which emphasizes a team approach to entrepreneurial success.|Medium Read