Tag: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Muyinatu Bell to participate in National Academy of Engineering’s US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

May 22, 2018

Congratulations are in order for ECE assistant professor and PULSE Lab director Muyinatu Bell! Bell has been selected to be a part of the National Academy of Engineering’s US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium that will be taking place at Massachusettes Institute of Technology (MIT) this September.  The 2-1/2 day symposium will feature “100 outstanding early career […]

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A graduate’s journey: Q&A with Aurik Sarker

May 22, 2018

Aurik Sarker will be graduating with a master’s degree in electrical engineering. He is originally from Anaheim, California. How did you get interested in electrical and computer engineering? What interests you the most about the field? I chose Electrical Engineering originally because of my experience on VEX and FRC robotics teams during high school, where […]

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Pizza’s Here!

May 16, 2018

  Engineers working on Amazon’s Prime Air system, which promises to deliver goods via drones, have some competition at the Whiting School. Hopkins Delivers is a team of eight undergraduate and graduate engineering students who are developing a system that can shuttle food—from the Bamboo Café’s donburi to tuna melts from Café Azafran—to hungry customers across the […]

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A New Focus for Solar Cells

May 16, 2018

Next-generation materials for solar cells are cheap, flexible, and transparent, attributes that give them potential for creating films to coat windows or buildings. Although these films are highly efficient at converting sunlight into electrical power at small scales in the lab, defects that accumulate at large scales prevent them from being used for practical power […]

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A New Way to See

May 16, 2018

  In May 2016, a driver was killed when a car, operating on autopilot, failed to slow when a tractor-trailer crossed into its lane. Further investigation looked into the role of the car’s camera: It may not have been able to detect the white truck against the backdrop of a bright sky. Looking for ways to alleviate […]

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The Cocktail Party Problem

May 16, 2018

Like humans, bats are subject to a multitude of sounds in their environment, but how does a creature that relies on sound to “see” deal with all the chatter? Mounya Elhilali, the Charles Renn Faculty Scholar, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and director of the Laboratory for Computational Audio Perception, studies the so-called cocktail […]

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ECE 2018 Convocation Award Winners

May 8, 2018

Charles A. Conklin Award in Computer Engineering – Lawrence Wolf-Sonkin Charles A. Conklin III earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins in 1927. This award is presented to outstanding electrical and computer engineering seniors to recognize their academic achievements. Charles A. Conklin Award in Electrical Engineering – Michael Mudgett Charles A. Conklin III earned […]

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