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Visualizing vitals through video


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


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


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


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

Kifer, Zhang receive Outstanding Paper Award


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


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


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.

School of EECS Day provides important networking opportunity for students, employers


On October 1, the Penn State School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) held their sixth annual School of EECS Day, a networking event designed to connect EECS students with potential employers. The event was held at the Nittany Lion Inn and attracted more than 450 EECS students and representatives from 43 companies.

Engineering leadership discusses plans for achieving gender equity


In the fall of 2017, Justin Schwartz, Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering, Penn State, announced a bold goal: for the Penn State College of Engineering to achieve gender equity among the undergraduate student population within seven years. A year later, he and the College remain fully committed to that goal.

Fighting new disease outbreaks before they can spread


Effective proactive virus discovery to help prevent future catastrophic disease outbreaks is the focus of a four year, $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. Receiving the grant is Siyang Zheng, associate professor of biomedical engineering and electrical engineering.

New non-invasive biopsy method for cancer diagnosis focus of $2.3M NIH grant


Development of a non-invasive liquid biopsy that enables cancer detection and monitoring even when tissue samples are scant or unavailable is the focus of a five-year, $2.3 million National Institutes of Health grant.

Researchers develop algorithm to automatically generate multiple choice exam responses


Teachers, rejoice. A team of Penn State researchers has developed a way to make multiple-choice exam questions easier for instructors to create, yet more intellectually challenging for test takers.

Kelsie McElroy named 2018 Google Women Techmakers Scholar


Kelsie McElroy, a junior majoring in computer science in the Penn State School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been named a 2018 Google Women Techmakers Scholar for her advocacy for gender equality in the field of computer science and for serving as a leader and role model for others.

Electrical Engineering's Pasko elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union


Victor Pasko, professor of electrical engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union for developing new understanding of lightning driven electrical gas discharges in the upper regions of Earth's atmosphere.

Family honors late Penn State professor's legacy through graduate scholarship


If you walk by the Electrical Engineering Building on Penn State's University Park campus, you'll see a sign honoring the late Dr. Arthur Henry Waynick and his 1949 founding of the Ionosphere Research Laboratory

Department of Electrical Engineering holds Anything is POssible for Girls in Electrical Engineering (APOGEE) camp


Penn State's Department of Electrical Engineering hosted a five-day camp on July 23-27 for girls in grades 7-9 to introduce them to electrical engineering.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering holds Girls Coding the Future with Robots camp


Only 24 percent of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs are held by women, and engineering is specifically a career underrepresented by females.

Kolli receives Outstanding Dissertation Award from ACM


Aasheesh Kolli, assistant professor of computer science and engineering in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Penn State, recently received the Association for Computing Machinery's SIGARCH/IEEE CS TCCA Outstanding Dissertation Award for his dissertation at the University of Michigan.

Narayanan, Sustersic to advance distributed intelligence through $27M center


Vijay Narayanan, A. Robert Noll Chair in Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and John Sustersic, assistant research professor at the Applied Research Laboratory, Penn State, are part of a new national center that aims to develop brain-inspired computing for intelligent autonomous systems such as drones and personal robots capable of operating without human intervention.

Vijay Narayanan appointed to A. Robert Noll Chair in Engineering


Vijay Narayanan, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering, has been appointed to the A. Robert Noll Chair in Engineering by the Penn State College of Engineering.

Narayanan and Sivasubramaniam to advance intelligent memories via $27M center


Vijay Narayanan and Anand Sivasubramaniam, Distinguished Professors of Computer Science, are part of the Center for Research in Intelligent Storage and Processing in Memory (CRISP), one of six centers chosen across the nation by the Semiconductor Research Corporation's Joint University Microelectronics Program to undertake high-risk, high-payoff research that addresses existing and emerging challenges in microelectronic technologies.

Werner receives Outstanding Technical Achievement award from DOTC


Doug Werner, John L. and Genevieve H. McCain Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering, recently received an Outstanding Technical Achievement award from the Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium.

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