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

Huili Grace Xing

Huili Grace Xing elevated to IEEE Fellow

The IEEE Board of Directors has named Professor Huili Grace Xing an IEEE Fellow, recognized for contributions to GaN high-electron-mobility transistors. Xing is the William L. Quackenbush Professor of Engineering and Associate Dean on Research and Graduate Studies. Xing’s research is focused on fundamental work toward next generation electronic materials and devices. “We are currently engaged in doping science in polar semiconductors, ultrawide bandgap semiconductors for energy-efficient and agile power electronics, deep UV light emitters, quantum materials and technologies for secure... Read more