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Solid-State Circuits publishes special issue with Lynn Conway’s memoir of the VLSI revolution

The issue features Prof. Conway's 24-page memoir about the VLSI revolution and related articles by Conway's colleagues.|Short Read
Professor Rais-Zadeh

Mina Rais-Zadeh receives NASA Early Career Grant to develop technology needed for picosatellites

Prof. Rais-Zadeh intends to develop a chip-scale timing unit that offers an order of magnitude higher performance compared to existing solutions.|Short Read
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Artificial synapses could lead to advanced computer memory and machines that mimic biological brains

“This hybrid circuit is a critical advance in developing intelligent machines."|Medium Read
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Iverson Bell awarded NSF Fellowship for Research in Space Propulsion

Bell is investigating how to use an electrodynamic, propellantless propulsion concept to push against the Earth's magnetic field in order to maneuver satellites and counteract drag.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mina Rais-Zadeh receives NSF CAREER Award

Rais-Zadeh's work will ideally yield new opportunities for acoustic devices and instrumentation.|Short Read

Paving the way for ubiquitous computing

Until now, ubiquitous computing has been hampered by the size of necessary batteries—but Ambiq Micro is changing that, with their energy-efficient micro-controllers.|Short Read
Dennis Sylvester

Prof. Dennis Sylvester elected Fellow of the IEEE

According to IEEE, "the grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession and shall be conferred upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments."|Short Read
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Meeting the challenges for low-power System-on-Chip (SoC) Design

As designs become more complex and functional, power consumption is becoming the major design consideration and bottleneck in many portable applications. |Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Zhengya Zhang earns Best Paper Award at Symposium on VLSI Circuits

The resulting 65nm CMOS test chip achieved an energy efficiency of 21 pJ/bit making it a promising candidate for low-power, high-performance applications.|Short Read
Yogesh Gianchandani

Prof. Yogesh Gianchandani elected Fellow of the IEEE

The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession and is given to those with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any IEEE field.|Short Read
Lynn conway

Lynn Conway honored with Computer Pioneer Award by IEEE Computer Society

The award is presented to outstanding individuals whose main contribution to the computer field was made at least fifteen years earlier.|Short Read

EECS students are winners in DAC/ISSCC 2009 Student Design Contest

The winning project and paper was on the topic of an ultra-low power processor for cubic millimeter sensor systems. Congratulations!|Short Read