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Cornell ECE Faculty Profile: Professor Stephen Wicker

Stephen Wicker works in the area of information networks, with an emphasis on the application of game theory, mechanism design, and other technologies that enhance privacy and expression rights for those using large-scale information systems. More

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Fischell

"Cornell totally prepared me to ask the right questions, to absorb new technical knowledge and to work with a group to define problems and find solutions to those problems,” said Fischell. “These skills were key to success in my engineering career.” More

Q&A with Clif Pollock and Michael Spencer

Professor Michael Spencer recently met with ECE Director Clif Pollock to discuss the devaluation of hardware and how a software-focused generation is changing the way students learn. They also discussed the ways in which the department can contribute to research improving high voltage electronics. More

ECE Teaching Snapshot: Carl Poitras

In the spring 2015 semester, Senior Research Associate and Lecturer Carl Poitras implemented changes to the syllabus of ECE 3400: ECE Practice and Design to include engineering design contests and teamwork components. More

Q&A with Rick Johnson and Clif Pollock

Professor C. Richard Johnson, Jr. has changed his career focus several times by bridging gaps and figuring out what people need—and then making it happen. He met with ECE Director Clif Pollock to explain how he has progressed from adaptive control to telecommunications to art history, and how he succeeds as an electrical engineer in the art world. More

Microsystems a Major Research Area

With the ubiquity of handheld devices and the advent of the Internet of Things—networking everything from cars to light bulbs—microsystems, which bring together functionalities such as sensing, actuation, information processing, and communication at chip-scale, has become a major area of research in electrical and computer engineering. More

Welcome Qing Zhao

Qing Zhao, Cornell ECE professor, focuses her work on mathematical formulations of, and solutions to, engineering problems. More

Christoph Studer: Using interdisciplinary approaches to envision the future of wireless networks

"The most exciting and interesting research problems come from working in multiple disciplines." More

José Martínez: Reimagining computer architecture

“It’s critical to realize that disruption and incremental improvement are both absolutely necessary for progress, and that as a researcher one should be willing to embrace both." More

VIDEO: Meet Grace Xing

Grace Xing is a Professor at Cornell Engineering with joint appointments in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering. More