Alumnus Michael Roman Appointed COO of 3M

Alumnus Michael Roman has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice-President of Maplewood, Minnesota-based multinational corporation, 3M. A 25-year veteran of the Minnesota-based company, Roman will report directly to the Chairman, President, and CEO Inge Thulin. The appointment was effective July 1, 2017. Roman earned his B.E.E. degree in the Department of Electrical and […]

Prof. Keshab Parhi Receives IEEE CAS Mac Van Valkenburg Award

The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society has awarded ECE’s Prof. Keshab Parhi the Mac Van Valkenburg Award for pioneering contributions to VLSI digital signal processing architectures, design methodologies, and their applications to wired and wireless communications, and service to IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. The Mac Van Valkenburg Award honors individuals for outstanding technical contributions […]

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 […]

Prof. Giannakis Awarded McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair

ECE faculty Prof. Georgios Giannakis has been honored with one of the University’s highest faculty awards, a McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair. The Presidential Endowed Chair acknowledges the critical contributions of University faculty to the missions of research, education, and public engagement. Prof. Giannakis who is also the director of the Digital Technology Center, is only […]

Congratulations to our 2016-17 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Winners

We have 6 DDF winners from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for the 2016-17 year: Ali Ghoreyshi (advised by Prof. Randall Victora) Aritra Konar (advised by Prof. Nikos Sidiropoulos) Nazila Haratipour (advised by Prof. Steven Koester) Patrick Quarterman (advised by Prof. Jian-Ping Wang) Sayed Ahmad Salehi (advised by Prof. Keshab Parhi and Prof. […]

Prof. Doug Ernie Honored with Morse-Alumni Undergraduate Teaching Award

The University of Minnesota has honored Prof. Douglas Ernie with the Morse-Alumni Undergraduate Teaching Award. Each year since 1965, the University of Minnesota has recognized a select group of teachers for their outstanding contributions to undergraduate education. As a recipient of the Morse-Alumni Undergraduate Teaching Award, Prof. Ernie will become a member of the Academy of […]