ECE Student Stories
Apr 13, 2012
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.
Mar 14, 2012
"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©
Jun 29, 2011
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".
May 31, 2011
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.
May 24, 2011
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.
Apr 22, 2011
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.
Aug 30, 2010
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.
May 27, 2010
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.