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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

VIDEO: Meet Debdeep Jena

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

ECE Teaching Snapshot: Bruce Land

"Seeing the creativity of the students is the best part of teaching." More

ECE Graduation Speech 2015

Clif Pollock addresses 2015 ECE Graduates -- and gives a demonstration of the Cornell-owned Morse Telegraph that was used to send the first telegraphic communication. More

VIDEO: ECE 3400 - ECE Practice and Design

Undergrads from ECE 3400 build robots that navigate labyrinths and compete against the clock! More

2D materials ripe for innovation

Mike Spencer, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering More

VIDEO: ECE Day 2015

Cornell ECE Day is an annual day of fun for the ECE community: Undergrads held a maze-mapping robotics competition, there was a student vs. faculty trivia contest, and the wildly popular dunk tank where students dunked their professors. More

Welcome Debdeep Jena

Electronic devices have become ubiquitous; they are in our kitchens, bathrooms, cars, and even our clothes. As these devices have shrunk to near More

Welcome Grace Xing

Silicon-based semiconductors have been of primary importance to the electronics revolution of the past 50 years. Professor Grace Xing is working on what comes next. She is one of More

Cornell Maker Club: Breaking rules to join the Maker Movement

The first rule of Maker Club is that there aren’t rules about what you make in Maker Club. More

Christopher Batten: Sweating the details to make it right

Balance is important to Professor Christopher Batten, of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell. More

The Future of ECE with Clif Pollock

ECE Director Clif Pollock discussed the exciting things that are happening in the department and the vision for the future via Livestream on October 9, 2014. More

Bruce Land: Breaking rules to help students make great things happen

To be successful in the academic world, you often have to pick one research area to specialize in and then devote yourself to that one, narrow area with all your heart and all your effort. Bruce Land has chosen to ignore this rule. More

Why Cornell ECE?

Incoming graduate students explain why they chose Cornell ECE during the Electrical and Computer Engineering New Graduate Student Welcome Reception, August 25, 2014. More

CURIE Academy 2014

The CURIE Academy is a one-week summer residential program for high school girls who excel in math and science, organized by the Cornell Diversity Programs in Engineering and directed by ECE's Christopher Batten. More

Ray Li and Michael Ndubuisi

Cornell Engineers Ray Li and Michael Ndubuisi are breaking the rules to push the limits of imagination. An earlier incarnation of SoundSpace, (called Aura), won the Bright Idea Award from ECE’s Innovation Competition in the winter of 2013. Li and Ndubuisi built on that success and presented a concert with a chamber orchestra in May 2014. More

CUAIR takes 2nd overall

CUAIR took first in Flight/Mission and second place overall at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s 12th annual Student Unmanned Aerial Systems competition June 18-22 at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland. More

Dan Simpkins: Breaking rules to change the way we live

When Dan Simpkins was a freshman at Cornell, he had two majors. “When I started as an undergraduate, I was a double major in engineering and pre med. As you can imagine, life wasn’t pretty. After one year I had to regroup,” he says. More

Brian Calderon: Breaking rules to inspire the next generation of engineers

At least once a week Brian Calderon, doctoral student at Cornell Engineering’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, plays with Legos. More

Jeremy Blum: Breaking rules to do great things

"If you see something that needs to be made, make it. If you see the need, so does somebody else. If you don't work on the solution, somebody else will." More

Christoph Studer

When Christoph Studer was young, he was obsessed with computer games. “Probably before I started reading, I was playing computer games,” he says. More

Meet our newest faculty members!

Meet the newest faculty members at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. More