EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering

featured EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering stories
Lily, Alexandra, and Tony Hsu

Tony Hsu and family establish new fellowship fund to support graduate students

In addition to the new fellowship, the Hsu family is supporting the department through the ECE fund.|Medium Read
beamforming chip

First digital single-chip millimeter-wave beamformer will exploit 5G capabilities

The digital beamforming chip offers significant advantages over current analog beamforming solutions.|Medium Read

Three members of ECE will represent U-M at the 2020 Rising Stars in EECS Workshop

PhD students Behnoush Rostami, Zhanni Wu, and Xueru Zhang will participate in the intensive workshop that brings together outstanding women interested in pursuing academic careers in EECS.|Short Read
a cluster of monarch butterflies gather on a tree branch in the sun.

Tracking Monarch Butterfly Migration with the World’s Smallest Computer

In a project funded by National Geographic, ECE researchers are teaming up with the department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology to advance our understanding of monarch butterfly migration with the most ambitious iteration of the Michigan Micro Mote yet.|Medium Read
Tommy Cope swimming breaststroke

Coping with COVID-19 as a student and Olympic hopeful: a Q&A with Thomas Cope

Even award-winning athletes are having a hard time getting into a routine these days, but Tommy Cope wants everyone to keep working hard.|Medium Read

Teaching signal processing during COVID-19

From adapting to remote office hours to completely redesigning exam content and format, we explore how one class, EECS 551 Matrix Methods for Signal Processing, Data Analysis, & Machine Learning, has had to reinvent itself for the times. |Medium Read

The impact of COVID-19: A student perspective

Stefany Escobedo’s life changed drastically when COVID-19 shut down her access to a wide community of friends and activities|Medium Read
Conner Stevons

Student works on a NASA quantum satellite link

ECE master’s student Conner Stevons completed a remote internship at the NASA Glenn Research Center where he worked on Marconi 2.0, NASA’s plan to bridge quantum technology with a telecommunications system. |Short Read
A robot leg practices walking on a treadmill

New grant to expand open source control software for an intuitive robotic prosthetic leg

University of Michigan researchers have been awarded an NSF grant to design an open source framework for robotic prosthetic legs that function more naturally and offer a wider range of capabilities. |Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research to improve medical imaging of the brain receives Magna Cum Laude Merit award

The interdisciplinary team was able to dramatically speed up the process while potentially doubling the quality of the image|Short Read
Stephen Forrest

A new textbook for Organic Electronics

Covering foundations to applications, the new book by Prof. Stephen Forrest fills a gap in this exciting field|Medium Read
Becky Peterson

Becky Peterson named new Director of the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility

Peterson's goals are to grow the reach and impact of the facility on issues that affect us all|Short Read