Cornell ECE Assistant Professor Zhiru Zhang and graduate students from his group recently received the Best Paper Award for the Short Paper Category at the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM).
Located in the basement of Grumman Hall are two large pulse-power generators that create plasma by delivering extremely high currents to ordinary matter for short periods. These generators are part of the Lab of Plasma Studies at Cornell University.
"I envision a future full of accessible platforms where people have accessible resources to empower and support themselves to do and learn anything they want."
Enhancement-mode operation (normally-off at 0V gate) is highly desired for power electronics, reducing power consumption and allowing for fail-safe designs.
Cornell ECE Professor Emeritus Donald Thorn Farley Jr., 84, of Ithaca, New York, died May 13, 2018.