Electronics + Devices

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

Michigan team competes in Amazon challenge to make AI more engaging

The team of twelve students is one of ten worldwide working to give Amazon’s Alexa more human-like conversational skills.|Long 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
Illustration of the proposed mechanical antenna

Wireless Communication Under the Sea

U-M researchers have created a new means of enabling reliable wireless underwater communication, which could aid military, environmental, and conservation purposes. |Short Read

Designing the future of the human-tech interface

Rick Bergman, EVP of Computing and Graphics at Advanced Micro Devices, came to campus to accept the 2019 ECE Alumni Impact Award and spoke about his career and the future of computing and human interface. |Medium Read
Group at KLA

From semiconductors to driverless cars, students got an inside look at the Ann Arbor tech industry for ECE Expeditions

Students toured KLA, a global capital equipment company, and Quantum Signal AI, a startup recently acquired by Ford to make robotaxis and driverless delivery vehicles a reality within two years. |Medium Read
Elaheh Ahmadi

Prof. Elaheh Ahmadi receives AFOSR Young Investigator Program award

Prof. Ahmadi will investigate promising new materials needed for an increasingly electrified world.|Short Read
Jamie Phillips

Jamie Phillips named Director of the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility

Phillips - who specializes in optoelectronic devices for next generation infrared detectors, solar cells, and thin film electronics - shares his goals for the 13,500 sq. ft. state-of-the-art cleanroom facility. |Medium Read
David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester

Blaauw, Sylvester are 2019 Distinguished University Innovators

Pioneering computer technology that is spurring innovation and disruption across industries has earned David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester, professors of electrical engineering and computer science, this year’s Distinguished University Innovator Award.|Medium Read
Hessam Mahdavifar

Channel Coding for Next Generation 5G and Beyond

With the help of two NSF awards totaling $1.7m, Prof. Hessam Mahdavifar is tackling new problems to improve the reliability of communication systems for 5G and beyond. |Medium Read
Student group at Electrify

Electrify goes to Detroit

Electrify hosted its first Detroit Tech Camp at the Michigan Engineering Zone this summer to give Detroit-area students greater access to engage with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. |Medium Read