ECE Student Stories
Oct 18, 2022
2022 Fulbright Applicants
Spencer Lake Jacobs-Skolik, E’22, and Daniel Norris, E’22, are among this year’s applicants for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Oct 18, 2022
ECE Student Nominated for Schwarzman Scholarship
Electrical engineering student Alex Marley, E’22, was nominated for the Schwarzman Scholarship, which funds a year of study at China’s Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Oct 14, 2022
PhD Spotlight: Tirthak Patel, PhD’22 – Computer Engineering
After earning his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with honors from the University of Toronto, Tirthak Patel joined Northeastern to pursue his PhD in computer engineering, advised by Devesh Tiwari, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering. Patel’s research addresses the challenge of error-prone program executions on quantum computers and provides robust solutions to improve […]
Oct 07, 2022
Announcing Fall 2022 PEAK Experiences Awardees
Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Fall 2022 PEAK Experiences Awards. This extraordinary group of students is taking on a range of exciting projects, from exploring axolotl limb regeneration to building a snake-inspired robot to understanding accessibility on Broadway. ASCENT AWARDS Justin Almendral COE’24, “Wearable Art” Mentor: […]
Sep 08, 2022
Outstanding Paper Award at IEEE HPEC Conference
Computer engineering student Baolin Li, PhD’24, and ECE Associate Professor Devesh Tiwari received an outstanding paper award (top ~5%) from the IEEE HPEC conference for their paper “Benchmarking Resource Usage for Efficient Distributed Deep Learning.” Li was also nominated as one of four students selected by Northeastern University for the Google PhD Fellowship.
Jul 22, 2022
Six Engineering Spinouts Selected as Eddies Finalists
Six spinout companies that were created by engineering faculty have been selected as finalists for the Massachusetts Innovation Network’s innovation competition, The Eddies. Every year, the Massachusetts Innovation Network hosts its signature innovation competition, The Eddies. The Eddies (formerly known as NE Innovation Awards) is the oldest and longest running innovation competition in New England. […]
Jul 07, 2022
ECE PhD Students Win PETRA Best Student Paper Award
ECE PhD student Kyle Lockwood and coauthors received the best student paper award at PETRA 2022 (Corfu, Greece), with their paper titled “Leveraging Submovements for Prediction and Trajectory Planning for Human-Robot Handover”.
Jun 28, 2022
ECE PhD Wins ACM TODAES Rookie Author of the Year Award
Computer engineering student, Shijin Duan, PhD’25, advised by ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu, is the recipient of the prestigious ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES) Rookie Author of the Year (RAY) Award, for their paper titled “FPGAPRO: A Defense Framework Against Crosstalk-Induced Secret Leakage in FPGA”.