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When theory meets application: Using machine learning techniques for geothermal exploration

4/18/2019

When Jing Yang, assistant professor of electrical engineering, began looking for practical applications to her machine learning research, partnering with Chris Marone, professor of geosciences, for his work on safe and efficient geothermal exploration and energy production was a perfect fit.

Student-engineered rocket creates launchpad for experience

4/13/2019

After 18 months of painstaking design and construction, a team of engineers witnessed equipment they built take to the skies, attached to a rocket launched in Norway. But they weren’t NASA scientists - they were undergraduate students in the Penn State College of Engineering.

Nanyin Zhang named AIMBE fellow

4/1/2019

Nanyin Zhang, Huck Professor of Brain Imaging and professor of electrical engineering, has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

Interdisciplinary researchers join forces to understand cancer progression

3/25/2019

A 2019 Penn State Multidisciplinary Seed Grant is enabling collaborative research that will advance our understanding of the development and progression of cancer and other diseases.

DevPSU Summit to take place April 2 at University Park

3/15/2019

DevPSU, a student-run program created by the Penn State student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, will host the first DevPSU Summit on April 2 from 7-9 p.m. in the Business Building Atrium to showcase the work of students from the DevPSU Startup Program.

School of EECS to host engineering summer camps for girls

3/13/2019

Building on last year’s success, the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will host two week-long summer camps designed to introduce girls to engineering.

Researchers look for successful end to power grid failures

2/27/2019

Anyone who has experienced an extended power outage knows that the effects can go well beyond inconvenient and become outright dangerous. Luckily, with the help of a $999,000 NSF Cyber Physical Systems grant, Nilanjan Ray Chaudhuri, assistant professor in electrical engineering and principal investigator on the project, is working to prevent failures in the power grid and enable a quick recovery when they do occur.

Jiayu Chen receives Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award

2/26/2019

Jiayu Chen, (’93 electrical engineering) has been named a recipient of a 2019 Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award.

Tim Kowalski receives Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award

2/22/2019

Tim Kowalski (’82 computer science) has been named a recipient of a 2019 Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award.

$1M bequest to support Multi-Campus Research Experience for Undergraduates

2/21/2019

A Penn State electrical engineering alumnus has made an estate commitment of $1 million to create the “Pogoda Excellence Fund in the College of Engineering” to support the College’s Multi-Campus Research Experience for Undergraduates (MC REU).

Firefly-inspired surfaces improve efficiency of LED lightbulbs

2/18/2019

A new type of light-emitting diode lightbulb could one day light homes and reduce power bills, according to Penn State researchers who suggest that LEDs made with firefly-mimicking structures could improve efficiency.

Yener named Distinguished Professor

2/14/2019

Aylin Yener, professor of electrical engineering, has been named Distinguished Professor, the highest professorial distinction at Penn State.

Penn State faculty named as senior members of the National Academy of Inventors

2/11/2019

Six Penn State researchers have been named National Academy of Inventors senior members.

Electrical engineering alumna wins Engineering Emmy Award

2/1/2019

Diane Miller, Penn State electrical engineering alumna and senior embedded firmware engineer at Production Resource Group, received an Engineering Emmy Award for her work on the GroundControl project at Production Resource Group.

Antireflection coating makes plastic invisible

1/30/2019

Researchers at Penn State have developed an antireflection coating that improves on existing coatings to the extent that it can make transparent plastics, such as Plexiglas, virtually invisible.

"Perspective is everything."

1/25/2019

Penn State football player and engineering student John Reid, Jr. finds success in viewing adversity as opportunity.

Challenge Accepted

1/23/2019

Penn State has been chosen by the Department of Energy to help modernize the national power grid.

Safety in numbers: mobile robots could save lives during emergency evacuations

1/17/2019

To address the unique challenges that emergency evacuation scenarios present, Alan Wagner, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, Minghui Zhu, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Penn State, and a team of researchers propose to use a coordinated collection of mobile robots as authority figures to direct evacuees for rapid, orderly and safe evacuations.

A new twist on an old antenna

1/10/2019

Groundbreaking innovations on antenna technology, based on a collaboration between Lockheed Martin Space and Penn State, are now under consideration for use in the next generation of GPS satellite payloads.

Yener tapped to lead IEEE Information Theory Society

1/8/2019

Aylin Yener, professor of electrical engineering, has been tapped to lead the IEEE Information Theory Society.

National experts collaborate at Penn State to ensure election security

12/20/2018

On December 3, dozens of experts from across the country met at the Penn Stater for the first Penn State Symposium on Election Security.

ELD and DESIGN graduate programs explored through case competition

12/12/2018

In October, the Engineering Leadership Development (ELD) program collaborated with the Engineering-Consulting Collaborative (E-CC) to design a case competition to introduce students to the graduate degrees offered in Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management (ELIM) and Engineering Design (DESIGN).

Visualizing vitals through video

12/4/2018

Researchers receive funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to capture vital signs via video.

Phillips named fall student marshal for the College of Engineering

12/1/2018

Aidan Phillips has been named the College of Engineering’s student marshal for Penn State’s fall commencement ceremony on December 15. Phillips will receive a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering with a minor in math.

Penn State researchers develop new technology to advance ultrasound neuromodulation

11/27/2018

Existing methods for recording and modulating neurons in the brain are either highly invasive or yield results with low spatiotemporal resolution. Mehdi Kiani, Dorothy Quiggle Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, is working to change that.

U.S. Naval Research Lab, engineering students partner for workforce development

11/27/2018

Researchers met with representatives of the Student Space Programs Lab to discuss mentorship, internship and career opportunities

Kifer, Zhang receive Outstanding Paper Award

11/9/2018

Daniel Kifer, associate professor of computer science and engineering, and Danfeng Zhang, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, received an Outstanding Paper Award at the Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS) hosted by the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM).

IBM joins Engineering/EECS Affiliates Program

11/2/2018

This fall, IBM became the newest participant in Penn State’s Engineering/EECS Affiliates Program, a collaborative effort between the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and the College of Engineering’s Career Resources and Employer Relations.

NSF selects Penn State to establish, lead Center for Trustworthy Machine Learning

10/24/2018

Patrick McDaniel, William L. Weiss Chair in Information and Communications Technology, Penn State College of Engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Frontier grant to establish and lead the Center for Trustworthy Machine Learning.

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