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ECE Alum Alyssa Apsel named director for ECE at Cornell University

January 11, 2018

Alyssa Apsel has been named the next director of Cornell University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department. The five-year appointment will start on July 1, 2018. Apsel joined the faculty in the ECE department at Cornell University in 2002. Read more about her appointment on Cornell Engineering.

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Q&A: Dewane Daley

December 20, 2017

Dewane Daley received his master’s degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1994. He remembers his time at Johns Hopkins fondly and is thankful for the support he received. Today, Dewane is especially pleased to see the increased diversity amongst the faculty and student body. He believes it has made the university even […]

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ECE alum appointed as the associate chair for Faculty Development in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

December 12, 2017

Douglas M. Blough earned his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University in 1984, 1986, and 1988, respectively. Blough’s appointment will begin on January 1, 2018 and he is succeeded Ayanna Howard. “I’m honored to serve ECE in my new role, and I look forward to […]

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Global Search Leader

December 12, 2017

With two degrees in electrical engineering, Krishnan Rajagopalan ’82, MS ’ 83, wouldn’t seem a likely candidate for CEO of a global executive search firm. But he credits the training he received at Johns Hopkins Engineering for helping him succeed in a career that has culminated in him being named president and CEO of Chicago-based Heidrick & Struggles […]

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Researchers report first-ever protein hydrogels made in living cells

November 9, 2017

Congratulations to Ali Sobhi Afshar, an ECE PhD graduate who worked with Dr. John Goutsias at the Whitaker Biomedical Engineering Institute, on their collaborative research with Dr. Takanari Inoue’s group at Center for Cell Dynamics at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences. This collaborative work by Dr. Afshar, Dr. Goutsias and Dr. Inoue’s […]

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ECE alum named one of Austin’s Best CEOs

October 13, 2017

Tyson Tuttle joined Silicon Laboratories in 1997. He has gone on to serve as the company’s President and CEO. Recently, he was named to Austin Business Journal’s Best CEOs 2017 list. Tyson has over 25 years of experience with semiconductors with industry leaders like Broadcom and Cirrus Logic/Crystal Semiconductor. He also holds 70 patents in RF […]

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ECE researchers win $1.7 million award to bend the rule of wave physics

October 10, 2017

Researchers from the departments of electrical and computer engineering at Johns Hopkins University and Cornell University have received a $1.7 million award from NSF’s Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program. Professor Jacob Khurgin works on the team with electrical and computer engineering and materials science and engineering professors Debdeep Jena, Huili (Grace) Xing, […]

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