News: ECE

ECE Alumna to Lead NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected Margaret Martonosi to serve as head of the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE). Martonosi received her bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University in 1986. “I am honored to have been selected to take this CISE leadership role. My time as an undergraduate at Cornell ECE helped me see the excitement and importance of deep, curiosity-driven explorations of computer systems and of the broader world,” said Martonosi. “I look forward to working at NSF and with the community to catalyze... Read more

American Physical Society Fellowship Awarded to Huili Grace Xing

Huili Grace Xing, the William L. Quackenbush Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) by the APS Council of Representatives at its September meeting upon the recommendation of the APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP). The APS Fellowship Program was created to recognize members who may have made advances in physics through original research and publication, or made significant innovative contributions in the application of physics to science and technology. The criteria for election include outstanding physics... Read more

Two ECE Professors Receive College of Engineering Teaching Awards

Assistant Professor Christina Delimitrou and Associate Professor Alyosha Molnar were honored recently for their exceptional teaching at the New Faculty Reception on Tuesday, September 17. We are proud to share details of their awards, including comments from some of their students. Christina Delimitrou received the Douglas Whitney '61 Award. While only being at Cornell for 3 years, Christina has become a tremendous educator within ECE, including teaching the senior computer architecture class twice since she arrived. Starting from 71 students, she has grown the class to 115, the second largest... Read more

Two Professional Organizations Award Fellowships to Emeritus Professor Dr. Zygmunt Haas

Dr. Zygmunt Haas, emeritus professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded two prestigious fellowship appointments. Dr. Haas is one of 28 engineering professionals selected as a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a professional organization dedicated to raising the profile and understanding of engineering to society. IET supports various aspects of multidisciplinary professional engineering and speaks for the engineering profession on matters of public concern, while assisting governments to make the public aware of engineering and technological... Read more

Vikram Krishnamurthy moves to Ithaca Campus

Cornell University's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is pleased to announce Professor Vikram Krishnamurthy’s move to the Ithaca Campus from Cornell Tech. Krishnamurthy will continue his research in statistical signal processing, stochastic control & optimization with applications in socio/economic networks and adaptive sensing. He will be teaching a new graduate course in Bayesian Estimation and Stochastic optimization starting in Fall 2019. Krishnamurthy is the author of the books, “Dynamics of Engineered Artificial Membranes and Biosensors” (2018) and “Partially Observed... Read more

Christoph Studer moves to Cornell Tech

Cornell University's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is pleased to announce Assistant Professor Christoph Studer’s move to Cornell Tech for a two-year term starting July 1, 2019. While at Cornell Tech, Studer will continue his research at the intersection of algorithm development, algorithmic theory and digital integrated circuit design. Cornell Tech’s location in New York City will enable him and his research group to more closely interact with a number of companies working on next-generation wireless communication systems and embedded machine learning. Studer’s VLSI... Read more