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Welcome Qing Zhao

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

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

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

Fall 2013 ECE Innovation Competition Bright Idea Winner, Team Aura

ECE Innovation Award Bright Idea winners Ray Li, BS '14 and Michael Ndubuisi, BS '14, discuss their new musical instrument, Aura. It allows the musician to control sound simply by moving their hands in the air. Video courtesy of the Cornell Daily Sun More

Student inventors receive innovation prizes

At the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, innovation is becoming part of everyday thinking. More

ECE Student Testimonials

Hear directly from M.Eng and Ph.D. students about their positive experiences in ECE at Cornell! More

CUAUV wins RoboSub competition

With strong ECE support, Cornell University Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (CUAUV) wins first place in 2013 AUVSI Foundation and ONR's 16th International RoboSub Competition held in San Diego, California with their vehicle Ragnarök. More

ECE Day 2013

Cornell University Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) students, faculty and staff enjoyed a relaxed day and the chance to dunk their colleagues at the fourth annual ECE Day, May 8, 2013. More

CU AUV prepare for competition...

2013 Vehicle - Ragnarök. Check out the video! More

CUAir team takes first place

overall at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Annual Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Student Competition held at the Patuxent Naval Air Station, Maryland on June 19-22, 2013. More

Students Receive ECE Innovation Awards

The ECE Innovation Award Competition challenges students to design and develop an innovative technology based on electrical and computer engineering, and to demonstrate the potential of the idea to address a practical business and/or social challenge. Each semester, ECE awards $10K each to two winning teams. More

Two ECE Teams Win Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships

Ilan Shomorony and Alireza Vahid, along with their advisor Salman Avestimehr were awarded the fellowship for their project titled “Collaborative Interference Management”. More

Quan ’15 Wins IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship

Richard Quan, Electrical and Computer Engineering class of 2015, has been awarded a multi-year IEEE PES Scholarship. The scholarship provides funding for up to three years, and includes up to two years of hands-on career experience. Quan was one of only 228 recipients across the United States. More

ECE Day 2012

ECE Students, Faculty and Staff Celebrate ECE Day 2012 More

Cornell Cup USA

David Schneider, academic coordinator of Cornell Cup USA presented by Intel, explains the education goals behind the new, national engineering competition taking place May 3-4 at Disney World. More

Record a video, win an iPad

Record a short, Web-quality video about your Cornell experience and you could win an Apple iPad 3. The college is creating an augmented reality tour for prospective students and their parents and wants them to hear from you. Deadline for submissions is May 25, 2012. More

Stay With It

The “Stay With It” campaign launched March 14 with a “Day of Engineering” pep rally broadcast via Facebook.The rally included a panel featuring, Paul Otellini, president and CEO of Intel Corp.; Charles Bolden, a NASA administrator; and Maggie Johnson, director of education and university relations for Google. More