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Susanna Thon Receives NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award

February 12, 2019

Susanna Thon, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected by the National Science Foundation for its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Using the $500,000, five-year award, Thon and her team will artificially adjust the color of natural materials […]

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Jacob Khurgin Featured in Science News Article About Lasers Creating Sound

February 5, 2019

Jacob Khurgin, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was quoted in a Science News article focused on how lasers can transmit sounds that human ears can hear. To create these sounds, scientists based out of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory have tuned lasers to interact with water vapor in the air. It […]

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Undergraduate Students: Spots are Still Available on Design Team Project

February 4, 2019

There are two spaces available for students to join the ECE Design Team, “Project Blindside: Electronic Tracking System for Construction Workers Around Heavy Equipment.” This device will potentially save dozens of lives of those working in hazardous conditions every year, and it has already been granted a patent. The project is already in its advanced […]

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Distinguished Lecturer Andreas Tolias Presents To Packed House

February 1, 2019

As late-arriving crowd members shuffled into Clark 110 yesterday to attend the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department’s most recent Distinguished Lecturer event, their two options were to either stand, or find a place to sit on the ground. That’s right: Andreas Tolias, P.h.D from Baylor College of Medicine’s Department of Neuroscience, created such a buzz […]

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A Smart Stethoscope Puts AI in Medics’ Ears

February 1, 2019

This article appears in the February 2019 print issue of IEEE Spectrum as “The Stethoscope Gets Smart.” You wake up one morning to discover that your child is ill: His forehead feels hot to the touch, and his rapid breathing has a wheezing sound. You live in Malawi, where your health care options are few. When […]

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Department Celebrates Debbie Race’s Final Day

January 28, 2019

This past Friday was Debbie Race’s final day with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Debbie was a key figure on the department’s staff for nine years, serving as the Academic Program Administrator for graduate students. A good time was had by all in the student lounge, as a plethora of faculty and students […]

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Professor Brint Cooper to Serve on National Academies Panel

December 1, 2018

Electrical and Computer Engineering professor, Brint Cooper, will serve on the National Academies Panel on Review of In-house Laboratory Independent Research (ILIR) in Network Sciences at the Army’s Research, Development, and Engineering Centers (RDECs). This panel of experts will independently assess the quality of foundational research projects conducted at the RDECs and will contribute to the […]

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Two ECE students win the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award

November 27, 2018

Tina Gao and Eliza Cohn have recently been awarded the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA). The PURA is open to undergraduates from any division working with a mentor in any JHU division, center, or institute. Undergraduates can perform independent research, create a design, foster their entrepreneurship, or focus on scholarly and creative projects over the academic […]

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