ECE Takes Lead On ARPA-E Funded Project

The University of Minnesota has been awarded funding by the DoE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to address challenges to system reliability and power quality by widespread stochastic renewable power generation. The project will be under the NODES (Network Optimized Distributed Energy Systems) program by ARPA-E. The $33 million undertaking will involve 12 institutions and […]

Most Influential Paper Award

Sanjay V. Kumar (Ph.D. ’09), Prof. Chris H. Kim, and Prof. Sachin S. Sapatnekar have won the ACM/IEEE William J. McCalla Ten Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award for “An Analytical Model for Negative Bias Temperature Instability.” The paper develops a physics-based analytical model for a transistor aging mechanism called negative bias temperature instability, and shows […]

Bhaskar Sen Receives IEM Fellowship And Best Poster Award

Bhaskar Sen has been awarded the 2016 IEM (Institute for Engineering in Medicine) Walter Barnes Lang fellowship. The award supports travel for research presentations. Recipients of the award are graduate students at the University engaged in research related to engineering in medicine, advised by IEM members, and are evaluated on their record of academic achievement, quality […]

Kai Wu Receives IEM Best Poster Award

Kai won 2nd place for his poster titled “Surface Functionalized Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Multiplex Detection Immunoassays” at the 2016 Annual Conference and Retreat for the Institute for Engineering in Medicine. The poster was presented under the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering theme. Kai is advised by Prof. Jian-Ping Wang

Best in Session at TECHCON 2016

An ECE almunus and an ECE graduate student bag 2 Best in Session awards at the 2016 TECHCON. Sandhya Koteshwara, Ph.D. Candidate in Electrical Engineering, was awarded the Best in Session Award (Hardware Security)  for her presentation “Comparative Study of Authenticated Encryption Schemes Based on Candidates from CAESAR and Targeting Lightweight Applications.” Sandhya conducted the […]

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 Receives Bronze Poster Award at 2016 IEEE Magnetics Summer School

Kai Wu’s poster “Smart Magnetic Nanoparticles for Multiplex Detection of Diseases” has received the Bronze Poster Award at the 2016 IEEE Magnetics Summer School hosted by Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. There were 110 posters presented at the summer school. Due to their size, comparable to biomolecules such as proteins, magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) have been […]

ASYNC 2016 Best Paper Award

“Ring Oscillator Clocks and Margins,” a paper resulting from a collaboration between ECE faculty Prof. Sachin Sapatnekar and Prof. Jordi Cortadella’s group from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), has received the best paper award at the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems (ASYNC 2016). Modern chip technologies are susceptible to variations […]