News: ECE

‘Swarming’ microrobots display versatile movement

Researchers have developed collectives of microrobots - each slightly larger than a hair's width - capable of reconfiguring their swarm behavior to move in circles, bunch up into a clump, spread out like gas or form a straight line like beads on a string. Read more

Khurram Afridi appears on WAMC's The Academic Minute

Is the best way to charge electric vehicles not to plug them in at all? ECE Associate Professor Khurram Afridi speaks about his research as part of Cornell Engineering Week on The Academic Minute, a project of WAMC public radio. Read more

ECE lecturer and former M.Eng. Director John Belina

ECE alum, faculty member John Belina honored by The Cornell Tradition

Belina, who served in various capacities in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) from 1982 until his retirement in 2018, has requested this fellowship be awarded each year to a Cornell Tradition fellow who serves in a leadership role in Cornell Residential Life. The Cornell Tradition coordinates the efforts of outstanding undergraduates who are committed to paid work, service, and academic achievement. Total membership is approximately 500 fellows, most of whom are chosen through the regular Cornell University admissions process. Rising sophomores and juniors can apply to... Read more

Debdeep Jena, Grace Xing and Reet Chaudhuri

Reet Chaudhuri receives 2022 ECE Outstanding Thesis Research Award

Reet Chaudhuri M.S. '16, M.S. '19, Ph.D. '21 is the winner of this year's ECE Outstanding Thesis Research Award. The annual award is given to a graduating Ph.D. student from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering based on the significance of their doctoral research. Chaudhuri’s thesis title was “Integrated Electronics on Aluminum Nitride: Materials and Devices.” The work builds on scientific breakthroughs achieved working with the Jena-Xing Lab, establishing the aluminum nitride (AlN) electronics platform, exploiting its unique capability of integrating active RF devices, such as... Read more