Ji-Xin to Deliver Annual DeLisi Lecture

Ji-Xin to Deliver Annual DeLisi Lecture Rabia Yazicigil earns Early Career Research Excellence Award In recognition of their contributions to engineering and society, the Moustakas Chair Professor of Photonics and Optoelectronics Ji-Xin Cheng (ECE, BME, PHYS and CHEM) is the recipient of the 2024 Charles DeLisi Award and Lecture, while Assistant Professor Rabia Yazicigil (ECE) […]

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Early Career Excellence: Professor Rabia Yazicigil Recognized By NSF and BU College of Engineering

Professor Rabia Yazicigil’s outstanding contributions have been doubly recognized, with the recent conferral of a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award and an Early Career Excellence in Research Award from the BU College of Engineering.

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ECE CHIPS In: Minuscule Hardware, Maximum Impact

In many ways, Professor Rabia Yazicigil is the very image of the kind of scientist and engineer called for by the CHIPS Act: productive, inventive, application-focused, collaborative- and service-minded, and an active mentor cultivating similar values and capabilities in a younger generation of innovators.

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Yazicigil’s WISE-Circuits Lab Goes the Distance at “Chip Olympics”

In hardware and microelectronics circles, the International Solid-State Circuits Conference is the most competitive game in town, nicknamed the “Chip Olympics.” In those terms, it could be said that Professor Rabia Yazicigil and her students brought home a pile of medals.

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Faster, Greener, Cheaper, More Secure: Yazicigil’s GRAND Project Pushes Forward with New Funding

Professor Rabia Yazicigil and her MIT collaborators are on a roll. The multi-institutional team behind the GRAND universal decoder algorithm and its first realization in hardware have been awarded $5M in funding by the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) to continue developing revolutionary improvements to wireless communications.

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A GRAND Endeavor: Building the Future of Wireless Communication

We live in a wireless society. With the advent of 5G communications and the ever more ubiquitous Internet of Things (IoT), the invisible traffic across wireless networks will only increase exponentially … and with this increased traffic looms the inevitable threat of traffic jams.

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The Universal Decoder That Works in One Microsecond

By Patrick L. Kennedy Assistant Professor Rabia Yazicigil (ECE) and colleagues from MIT and Maynooth have developed the first silicon chip that can decode any error-correcting code—even codes that don’t yet exist— potentially leading to faster and more efficient 5G networks and connected devices. “This could change the way we communicate and store information,” says […]

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