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Mar 23, 2020

PROTECT Research Center: Continuing a Bold Mission for Environmental Health

This week, the PROTECT multidisciplinary and multi-institutional research center, led by Akram Alshawabkeh, Director of PROTECT, and Snell Professor of Engineering and Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, was awarded a five-year $10.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue and expand its work. This next phase of PROTECT research will include the study of an additional 1,000 pregnant women and look at a mixture of chemicals beyond the initial two suspect chemical classes.

Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 13, 2020

ECE PhD Candidate Ao Ren to become an Assistant Professor at Clemson University

ECE PhD candidate Ao Ren, advised by Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, has accepted an offer as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University, starting Fall 2020.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 28, 2020

Using Drones to Monitor Iceberg Sizes

ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh has developed a method of taking high-resolution 3d photos of icebergs to monitor their size using ocean drones.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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Feb 27, 2020

Lin Receives Best Poster Award at NDSS 2020

ECE Assistant Professor Xue (Shelley) Lin collaborative work with University of California Irvine on, “Security of Deep Learning based Lane Keeping Assistance Systems under Physical-World Adversarial Attack”, received the Best Technical Poster Award at Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) 2020, a premier conference on cyber-security.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 13, 2020

Using Drones to Monitor Penguin Populations

Computer Engineering PhD students Yang Liu and Vikrant Shah traveled to Antarctica to count the dwindling population of chinstrap penguins with drones.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 04, 2020

Onabajo Awarded Patent for FSK Wireless Transmitters

ECE Associate Professor Marvin Onabajo was awarded a patent for “Low-power frequency-shift keying (FSK) wireless transmitters.”

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jan 31, 2020

Tech that Detects Cause of Preemie Blindness gets Federal Nod

ECE Professor Deniz Erdogmus’s work with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) featured in article “Tech that detects cause of preemie blindness gets federal nod”.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Jan 30, 2020

Running Deep Neural Networks on Mobile Devices

ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang has developed technology to allow deep neural networks to run on a smartphone or similar-sized device.

Electrical & Computer Engineering