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News Listing Archive for 2010

December 9, 2010

“IEEE Fellows”

We learned late last month that the IEEE Board of Directors elevated Professors David Albonesi and Stephen Wicker to IEEE Fellows. read more

November 19, 2010

“Young Investigator Award by Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)”

Kevin Tang was awarded an Young Invesigator Award by Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to support his research project entitled, "Constructive Sparse Signal Recovery with Verifiable Guarantee". read more

November 16, 2010

“Blavatnik Awards for Young Scietists”

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Michal Lipson has received the 2010 New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Awards for Young... read more

October 28, 2010

“US Air Force: Young Investigator Program Award”

Salman Avestimehr is one of 43 scientists and engineers from across the nation to receive the Young Investigator Program Award from Air Force office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). read more

September 28, 2010

“2010 MacArthur Fellow”

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the 2010 MacArthur Fellows today including our very own Michal Lipson from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell... read more

Photonics pioneer Michal Lipson named a MacArthur Foundation fellow

September 28, 2010

Photonics pioneer Michal Lipson named a MacArthur Foundation fellow

Lipson, Cornell Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, one of 23 MacArthur Fellows for 2010 read more

September 28, 2010

Michal Lipson wins 'Genius Award'

Photonics pioneer Michal Lipson, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is named one of 23 MacArthur Fellows for 2010 by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. read more

September 14, 2010

“United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Selection”

Professor Steve Wicker has been selected to serve on the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board for a three year term (beginning September 2010). read more

September 1, 2010

"Circuit Cellar interviews ECE's Bruce Land"

The September issue of Circuit Cellar features our very own Bruce Land. The article is titled "Interdisciplinary Engineering & Research, An Interview with Bruce Land" is located in the Question and... read more

August 13, 2010

“Michael Tien Excellence in Teaching Award”

Ehsan Afshari, Al Molnar, and Farhan Rana have been selected as College of Engineering's outstanding teachers and will be recognized this fall as winners of the Michael Tien ('72) Excellence in... read more

July 22, 2010

“DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA)”

The DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) program will identify and engage rising research stars in junior faculty positions in academia and expose them to Department of Defense (DoD) needs and DARPA's... read more

July 22, 2010

“Sheila Hemami named Associate Director of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering”

As Associate Director, Sheila will be responsible for all educational programs in ECE, with emphasis on curriculum planning, TA assignment and evaluation, peer teaching reviews, and in many other... read more

June 7, 2010

“IEEE Teaching Award”

"The Cornell section of the IEEE would like to congratulate Bruce Land as the Cornell professor who, over the course of the spring 2010 semester, has best exemplified the ideals and spirit of the... read more

June 7, 2010

“Alyosha Molnar receives Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teaching Award”

Assistant Professor Al Molnar was recently honored for receipt of The Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teaching Award in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2010. read more

May 3, 2010

“Phase II of SBIR and Congressional Plus Up”

Widetronix Corp., co-founded by ECE Professor Mike Spencer, was awarded Phase II of SBIR, as well as a congressional plus up, announced on May 3rd, by Congressman Maurice Hinchey at a press... read more

February 2, 2010

“National Science Foundation Career Award: Optically Inspired Electronics ”

The continuous development of high performance integrated circuits has led to an explosion in the communication and computation systems. read more

January 28, 2010

“Office of the Secretary of Defense Award for Exceptional Service”

ECE Professor Amit Lal received the Office of the Secretary of DefenseAward for Exceptional Service thru his service as Program Manager, Microsystems Technology Office) Defense Advanced... read more

January 28, 2010

“National Science Foundation Early Career Award”

Salman Avestimehr, assistant professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Early Career Award for his project "Breaking the Barriers in Wireless Network... read more

January 28, 2010

“Hannes Alfven Medal of the European Geosciences Union”

ECE Professor Donald Farley is awarded the Hannes Alfven Medal of the European Geosciences Union. read more