Prof. Mehmet Akçakaya Wins NSF CAREER Award for “Geometric Techniques for Big Data Medical Imaging”

Prof. Mehmet Akçakaya has been awarded the CAREER award by the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. This is one of the most prestigious awards instituted by the NSF to recognize and support faculty early in their careers who show the potential to “serve as academic role models in research and education […]

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Prof. Giannakis Ranked Among Top Researchers Worldwide in Computer Science and Electronics

Prof. Georgios Giannakis from ECE is ranked 18 worldwide in the areas of computer science and electronics, and has an H-index of 123. The author of more than 380 journal articles and 650 refereed conference proceedings publications, he has over 58,000 citations. In addition, he has authored seven books and numerous book chapters. Prof. Giannakis has served as […]

2016 ISLPED Best Paper Award for Team ECE

The paper is co-authored by current doctoral candidate Chen Zhou, former MSEE student Saroj Satapathy, former PhD student Yingjie Lao, Prof. Chris Kim, and Prof. Keshab Parhi. Titled “Soft Response Generation and Thresholding Strategies for Linear and Feed-Forward MUX PUFs,” it was presented at the 2016 IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design […]

Kai Wu and Hamza Farooq Awarded Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowships

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is proud to announce that two of our doctoral students have been awarded the highly coveted Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year, by the University of Minnesota. The ECE awardees are doctoral candidates Hamza Farooq and Kai Wu. The award honors their excellence in their academic […]

Graph Curvature for Differentiating Cancer Networks

Prof. Tryphon Georgiou in a paper led and co-authored by Prof. Allen Tannenbaum and other researchers and faculty from Stony Brook University and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, demonstrates that a certain geometric feature of protein networks can be used to identify cancer cells. The paper published in the Nature research journal Scientific Reports, addresses a key challenge […]

IoT: opportunities, concerns, and challenges

The following is an extract of an interview with Grant Erickson, also an ECE alumnus, who focuses our attention on some of the challenges and concerns that coexist with the opportunities of living in a connected world. Currently employed at Nest, Grant gives us an insight into how some of these concerns can be addressed […]