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Banning All Cellphone Use in Cars

December 20, 2011

Banning All Cellphone Use in Cars

WBNG: The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending banning all cell phone use while driving. Cornell University Professor, Stephen Wicker, is writing a book titled "Cellular Convergence... read more

December 7, 2011

"Cornell ECE student Eugene Hwang and professor Sunil Bhave demonstrate a 1.6 GHz resonant junction transistor"

Junction field-effect transistor (JFET) built on a silicon resonator provides both amplification and a rock-solid mechanical reference for on-chip channel-select filters and oscillators. read more

MEMS transistor integrated on CMOS

December 6, 2011

MEMS transistor integrated on CMOS

EETimes: A micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) transistor was announced by Semiconductor Research Corp. (SRC) and Cornell University, giving SRC members access to on-chip timing solutions for... read more

"Cornell ECE Professor Stephen Wicker is quoted by the New Yorker magazine on the increasingly important subject of privacy in cellular telephones"

December 6, 2011

"Cornell ECE Professor Stephen Wicker is quoted by the New Yorker magazine on the increasingly important subject of privacy in cellular telephones"

Professor Wicker teaches and conducts research into privacy-aware information networking technologies. His recent publications have attracted national attention, including print, television, and... read more

December 6, 2011

"Cornell ECE Professor Stephen Wicker is quoted by the New Yorker magazine on the increasingly important subject of privacy in cellular telephones"

Professor Wicker teaches and conducts research into privacy-aware information networking technologies. His recent publications have attracted national attention, including print, television, and... read more

December 5, 2011

"'The chip gives you the transformed version of a standard bitmap', Cornell ECE professor Molnar as quoted in IEEE Spectrum article detailing the possible breakthroughs in digital photography"

Original Article: A New Angle on Imaging Capturing the direction of light beams can make for after-the-fact focusing By Neil Savage / December 2011 read more

Charles Walton, father of RFID technology, dies at 89

November 29, 2011

Charles Walton, father of RFID technology, dies at 89

engadget: Charles Walton, the man who pioneered the rise of RFID technology, has died at the age of 89. The Cornell-educated entrepreneur garnered more than 50 patents over the course of his career,... read more

November 15, 2011

“Cornell’s iGem Team led by ECE’s Xiling Shen wins a top prize at 2011 iGEM WORLD Championship Jamboree hosted by MIT”

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is a worldwide Synthetic Biology competition aimed at undergraduate university students. read more

Fellow to the Optical Society of America

November 8, 2011

Fellow to the Optical Society of America

Clifford Pollock, Ilda and Charles Lee Professor of Engineering in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has been recognized for "significant and seminal contributions to the... read more

September 30, 2011

“Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)”

On September 26, 2011, President Obama named 94 researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States... read more

September 28, 2011

"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

September 22, 2011

“Cornell ECE Professor Pierre-Alexandre Gourdain receives $420K NSF award to investigate the effect of magnetic field on high energy density plasma dynamics, with potential applications to fusion energy and astrophysics”

Cornell ECE Professor Pierre-Alexandre Gourdain received a $420K award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how magnetic fields are mixing in high energy density plasmas. read more

August 31, 2011

“Cornell ECE professor Lang Tong receives grant from National Science Foundation to study the US Smart Grid”

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.9M grant to a team of researchers from Cornell University, UC Berkeley, and Georgia State University to study computation and information hierarchy of... read more

August 25, 2011

“NSF Awards $700k to Professors Manohar, Albonesi and Guimbretiere”

Professors Rajit Manohar, David Albonesi, and Francois Guimbretiere (CS) receive a $700k award from the National Science Foundation for their project entitled "Hardware and Software Architectures for... read more

August 22, 2011

“Michael Tien Excellence in Teaching Award ”

The College of Engineering has selected David Albonesi and Ao (Kevin) Tang as recipients of the Michael Tien '72 Excellence in Teaching Award. read more

August 10, 2011

“NSF Awards $330K to Professor Amit Lal”

Professor Amit Lal receives a $330k award from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled "Self-Powered Ultra High Vacuum Technology for Harsh Environment Wireless Sensors." read more

Cornell Engineering interns gain valuable experience at IT Cadre

August 9, 2011

Cornell Engineering interns gain valuable experience at IT Cadre

IT Cadre collaborated with Cornell University’s College of Engineering to hire four undergraduate interns for the summer. read more

August 9, 2011

“Cornell Site Director of the Power Systems Engineering Research Center”

Professor Tong has been appointed as the Cornell site director of the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC). read more

CUAUV team places 2nd at 'Robosub' competition

August 9, 2011

CUAUV team places 2nd at 'Robosub' competition

The team returned home from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International contest after besting most of the competition with their vehicle, Drekar. read more

July 26, 2011

"The CUAUV team placed second place in the 14th annual AUVSI RoboSub Competition"

To learn more, visit: See: http://cuauv.ece.cornell.edu/ read more

May 26, 2011

“Bruce Land receives Ruth and Joel Spira Excellence in Teaching Award”

Bruce Land receives the Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teaching Award in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2011. read more

April 12, 2011

“Martínez, 2011 Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year in the College of Engineering”

José Martínez has been elected the Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year by the engineering students. read more

March 24, 2011

“Cornell Engineering Alumni Association’s (CEAA) Academic Achievement award”

Cornell ECE Senior Lecturer Bruce Land has been chosen as a recipient of the Cornell Engineering Alumni Association's (CEAA) Academic Achievement Award for his "extraordinary service and dedication... read more

March 4, 2011

“IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal”

ECE Professor Emeritus Toby Berger receives the IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal for his contributions to Information Theory, including source coding and its applications. read more

January 26, 2011

“Professor Lester Eastman, ECE, is now Given Foundation Professor of Engineering Emeritus”

Professor Lester Eastman, ECE, is now Given Foundation Professor of Engineering Emeritus, having been awarded the emeritus title by the provost effective January 1. read more