ECE Student Stories
Oct 31, 2022
ECE Faculty and PhD Student Receive IEEE/ACM William J. McCalla ICCAD Best Paper Nomination
ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu and student Tong Zhou, PhD’25, and coauthor Dr. Shaolei Ren from UC Riverside, received the IEEE/ACM William J. McCalla ICCAD Best Paper Nomination, at the 2022 International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (IEEE/ACM ICCAD, San Diego, CA), for their paper titled “ObfuNAS: A Neural Architecture Search-based DNN Obfuscation Approach”.
Oct 26, 2022
Seeing Code in Real Life: A Co-op Journey into Robotics
Computer Engineering student Joseph Berman has taken advantage of Northeastern’s experiential learning opportunities. After completing a co-op at Amazon Robotics, he worked in the robotics lab of Associate Professor Taskin Padir, who is also director of the Institute of Experiential Robotics. He is now on co-op in Japan working at Mujin, a startup based in Tokyo with additional branches in Georgia and China. Mujin creates software for industrial robots controlled by a central artificial intelligence hub.
Oct 19, 2022
PhD Spotlight: Rohan Basu Roy, PhD’24 – Computer Engineering
Originally from Calcutta, India, Rohan Basu Roy began his PhD journey at Northeastern in 2019 in the Goodwill Computing Lab, advised by Associate Professor Devesh Tiwari of electrical and computer engineering, after completing his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. From his undergraduate days, he was interested in computer systems and architecture, which inspired him to […]
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.