ECE Alumnus is 2017 CSE Commencement Speaker

Grant Erickson, ECE alumnus, is the CSE Commencement speaker for 2017. He is a principal engineer at Nest Labs where he oversees the technical development of platform software designed to support Bluetooth Low Energy, Thread, WiFi, and Weave. He played an active role in the formation of the Thread Group and Thread networking protocol, and […]

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 […]

Diamond Jubilee Fellowship for Prof. James Leger

Prof. James Leger has been awarded the prestigious Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship by the University of Southampton, UK.  The fellowship spans a three year period to support the development of a collaborative partnership between the fellow and their University of Southampton host staff member. Professor Leger’s research will concentrate on fiber lasers, ranging from […]

IEEE Fellow News

Alumnus Zhong Feng Wang now at Broadcom Corporation, has been elevated to IEEE Fellow for contributions to VLSI design and implementation of forward error correction coding. He earned his doctoral degree in 2000, under the guidance of Prof. Keshab Parhi. Prof. Stergios Roumeliotis has been elevated to IEEE Fellow for contributions to visual-inertial navigation and […]

Keller Hall plays host to IoT Fuse 2015

March was an exciting month for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Keller Hall, where the department is housed, played host to a one-day conference titled IoT Fuse 2015 on the Internet of Things on March 19, 2015. It was organized by the IoT Minneapolis Meetup group and presented some lively conversations that gave […]

Flipping the Classroom Enables Scholarly Collaboration on New Instructional Model

With the creation of a new Power Electronics curriculum by ECE faculty Ned Mohan, Bill Robbins, Vern Albertson (retired), Bruce Wollenberg, Paul Imbertson, Tom Posbergh, and Sairaj Dhople, the need emerged for a new method of presenting the materials and testing the students’ learning and retention of the complex concepts. Jia-Ling Lin, Ph.D., a research […]