News: ECE

Albonesi, Martinez, Skovira and Land

Cornell Engineering presents awards to four ECE instructors

Four ECE instructors were honored at the 2018 College of Engineering Excellence in Advising and Teaching Awards, hosted on Monday, Sept. 17. David Albonesi, Professor received the Kenneth A. Goldman '71 Excellence in Teaching Award José Martínez, Professor received the Dorothy and Fred Chau MS '74 Excellence in Teaching Award Joseph Skovira, Senior Lecturer received the Michael Tien '72 Excellence in Teaching Award Bruce Land, Senior Lecturer received the Michael Tien '72 Sustained Excellence and Innovation in Engineering Education Award The annual awards recognize distinguished teaching and...

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Kevin Tang

Kevin Tang receives 2018 IBM Faculty Award

A. Kevin Tang, associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering has received a 2018 IBM Faculty Award for his project, " Enabling Joint Transport Layer and Network Layer Optimization for Software-Defined Networks ." The IBM Faculty Awards is a competitive worldwide program intended to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research, development and services organizations; and promote curriculum innovation to stimulate growth in disciplines and geographies that are strategic to IBM. Tang’s project will examine the...

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Francesco Monticone

Francesco Monticone receives Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) Award

ECE Assistant Professor Francesco Monticone has been selected to receive a 2018 Air Force Young Investigator Research award for his proposal, Robust Topological Scattering and Radiating Structures: Bridging Free-Space Propagation and Surface Waves on Complex Objects. The Air Force Office of Scientific Research will award approximately $13.9 million in grants to 31 scientists and engineers from 24 research institutions and businesses who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program (YIP). Over 290 proposals were received by the program this...

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Mert Sabuncu

Sabuncu receives NSF CAREER Award

Mert Sabuncu, Assistant Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, recently received a U.S. NSF CAREER Award from the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS). The award supports his research proposal on “New Learning-based Algorithms for the Analysis of Very-Large-Scale Neuroimaging Data” for a five-year period from 2018 through 2023 with a total amount of $581,438. Artificial intelligence, fueled by recent advances in machine learning algorithms, progress in hardware technologies, and rapid growth of datasets, is...

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FPA 2018 Distinguished Career and Leadership Awards Announced

Fusion Power Associates (FPA) Board of Directors has selected the recipients of its 2018 Distinguished Career and Leadership Awards. The awards will be presented at Fusion Power Associates 39th Annual Meeting and Symposium, Strategies and Expectations through the 2020's, December 4-5, in Washington, DC.

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Daniel Lee Joins Cornell Tech Faculty

Daniel Lee, Ph.D., Professor comes to Cornell Tech after 17 years at the University of Pennsylvania where he was the UPS Foundation Chair Professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. At Cornell, he will teach in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. His research focuses on understanding computational principles in biological systems, and applying that knowledge to build autonomous robotic systems. Before UPenn, Lee was a researcher at AT&T and Lucent Bell Laboratories in the Theoretical Physics and Biological Computation departments. He was also a fellow of the...

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