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Prof. Coskun earns two awards and two major grants in computing research By Gabriella McNevin Energy-efficient computing expert Professor Ayse Coskun was most recently recognized with grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Sandia National Laboratories, a best paper award, and an early career award. NSF awarded the interdisciplinary team led by... More

Douglas Densmore named top-five innovator in DAC’s Under 40 Awards

By Amy Pollard (GRS ’19) The Design Automation Conference names the top 5 young, global innovators in the field of electronic design automation (EDA). This year, Professor Douglas Densmore is one of two academic researchers to receive the honor. Densmore’s primary appointment is in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. More

Sahar Sharifzadeh Wins U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Award

By Amy Pollard (GRS ’19) Professor Sahar Sharifzadeh received an Early Career Research Award from the U.S. Department of Energy. Sharifzadeh, a noteworthy expert on nanoelectronics, will bring together concepts from Physics, MSE and ECE to further the understanding of the optoelectronic properties of nanomaterials. The award funds a 5-year research project... More

Michelle Sander publishes groundbreaking research in Analyst

By Amy Pollard (GRS ’19) Boston University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty members continue to advance their respective fields of research. Recently, a discovery by Professor Michelle Sander (ECE, MSE), with a potential for profound impact on materials characterization, was featured on the front cover of the June edition... More

Scientists asking for space in local yards to improve space weather forecasting

By Phillip Sitter | This  article was originally published in News Tribune in Jefferson City, MO on August 9, 2017. In an effort to improve space weather forecasting capabilities, researchers from Boston University are seeking a few Mid-Missourians willing to lend some space in their yards to measure the ionic response to Aug. 21's total... More

Protection from Ransomware like WannaCry

By Eugene Kolodenker Eugene Kolodenker (EE BS '12, CE MS '17) works in application development with a focus on cyber security systems at MITRE. This article originally appeared on Eugene Kolodenker's blog, Kolobyte. A system to defeat ransomware was recently developed by myself and three of my cybersecurity research colleagues: Boston University Electrical and Computer... More

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BU ECE Honor Society

By Amy Pollard (GRS ’19) The Boston University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) announces the reinstatement of the Kappa Sigma chapter of international honor society IEEE-HKN. Kappa Sigma demonstrates ECE students’ high level of achievement and affirms ECE’s commitment to student success. ECE gains access to a large network of... More

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CISE Industry Roundtable Speaker: Wenbo He, Senior Software Engineer, Mathworks

Wenbo He, senior software engineer at Mathworks, was the CISE industry roundtable speaker on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Addressing a room of CISE PhD students, He described the corporate culture at Mathworks as open, flexible, friendly and most importantly, one that encourages employees to learn from e Wenbo He, senior software engineer... More

ECE Students Win National Science Foundation Fellowships

Early Career Recognition to Students who Embrace Cross-Disciplinary Research By Amy Pollard (GRS '19) PhD candidate Alex Matlock (EE ‘21) and Bachelor of Science candidate Anna Stuhlmacher (EE ’17) received National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The honor represents NSF’s commitment to research proposed respectively by Matlock and by Stuhlmacher. The... More

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