News: ECE

IEEE Micro, "Top Picks"

"Speculative Synchronization: Programmability and Performance for Parallel Codes," written by Jose Martinez, with his then Univiversity of Illinois advisor Jose Torrelas, was named in the November/December 2003 issue of IEEE Micro as a "Top Pick."

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“Best Paper”

Jim Thorp, his student Jie Chen, and Tim Mount from AEM won the award for best paper in The Complex Systems Track at HICSS in January.

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“2004 Plasma Science and Applications Award”

Dave Hammer is being recognized by the Society "for fundamental contributions to the understanding of intense relativistic electron beam propagation, intense ion beam generation and propagation, innovative plasma diagnostic development for intense beam devices, x-ray source development using novel plasma pinches, and for his commitment to the mentoring of graduate students in the field of plasma science."

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“IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal”

ECE Prof. Tom Parks has been named as a co-recipient of the 2004 IEEE Jack Kilby Signal Processing Medal, along with James McClellan, "for fundamental contributions to digital filter design and interpolation, especially for Parks-McClellan algorithm."

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