ECE Student Stories

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Apr 13, 2012

Congratulations Neel Shah!

Neel Shah (ECE ’14) is the recipient of this year’s Barry M. Goldwater Scholar award. This national award is considered to be one of the most competitive science scholarships in the country.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 14, 2012

One Word: Engineering

"Whether you, your child, or both are financing college, to earn a decent return on that investment your student needs to base academic choices at least in part on employment trends…If your child has the aptitude, he/she should pursue an engineering degree… End of discussion." ~Ali Velshi, chief business correspondent, CNN©

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 29, 2011

Congratulations Ye Zhao

ECE graduate student Ye Zhao won a "Best Student Presentation Award" at the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference for his paper "Fault Analysis in Solar PV Arrays under: Low Irradiance Conditions and Reverse Connections".

Electrical & Computer Engineering

May 31, 2011

Brain Controlled Flight Simulater

A team of ECE capstone students, supervised by Associate Professor Waleed Meleis and Assistant Professor Deniz Erdogmus, created a system to fly the simulated plane in FlightGear using a person’s brainwaves.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

May 24, 2011

Voice-Controlled Movements

A group of ECE capstone students, under the direction of Professor Bahram Shafai, designed a voice controlled wheelchair that can navigate around obstacles and prevent the chair from going near stairwells.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Apr 22, 2011

Seniors win Prestigious NSF Fellowships

Dana Peck, BSCE’11 and Sarah Brown, BSEE’11 received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships that recognize outstanding students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based MS and PhD degrees.

Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Aug 30, 2010

A Dream Come True

ECE Senior Timur Starobinets was able to use his coop experiences to land his dream job at SpaceX, a company missioned to become the first private company to launch a mid-to-heavy lift rocket into space.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

May 27, 2010

Trying to Save the Forest

The Gordon Engineering Leadership Program has provided ChE Freshman Kassi Stein an opportunity to create a sensor that would identify the presence of the destructive Asian longhorn beetle in trees.

Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Gordon Engineering Leadership Program