Spotlights: ECE

Circuit board with wireless antennaCornell ECE is erasing the boundaries between signals, systems, physics and hardware, and merging core concepts from biology, computer science, mechanical engineering and materials. We see things differently, with visionary science oriented to novel applications.

Professor Ziv Goldfeld

Welcome Ziv Goldfeld ( 2019 )

When we use artificial intelligence (AI) to classify animal pictures as either cats or dogs, the consequences of a misidentification are negligible. But when AI is used to differentiate between benign... Read more

Amal El-Ghazaly

Welcome Amal El-Ghazaly ( 2019 )

Growing up in Arizona, Amal El-Ghazaly used to take things apart. And her parents used to get a little upset with her because the things she took apart wouldn’t always work properly once she... Read more

Chris Batten

Keeping Computer Hardware Fast and Furious

by Jackie Swift Around 50 years ago, Gordon Moore, chief executive officer of Intel, predicted that every two years the number of transistors a microchip could contain would double. Known as Moore’s... Read more

Khurram Afridi

Welcome Khurram Afridi ( 2018 )

Khurram Afridi has joined the faculty of Cornell’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) as an Associate Professor. Afridi comes to Cornell after ten years on the faculty at the... Read more

Looking to nature for robot inspiration

The guiding principle of Kirstin Petersen’s Collective Embodied Intelligence Lab at Cornell Engineering is finding ways to create and deploy many simple robots that can accomplish more than one... Read more