2014 News

Brown, Howard Win Best Paper Honors at IEEE STEM Conference

ECE's LaVonda Brown and Ayanna Howard received the Best Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference, held March 8 in Princeton, N.J.

How It Was Determined MH370 Crashed

ECE Associate Professor Gregory D. Durgin explains how satellite data helped determine that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight crashed into the ocean.

John Cressler was the recipient of the 2013 Georgia Tech Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award.

John Cressler Selected for IEEE Mentoring Award

ECE Professor John D. Cressler was selected for the 2014 IEEE Rudolf Henning Distinguished Mentoring Award.

Elnaz accepts a $15,000 prize from VentureLab Director, Keith McGreggor. Her project was judged to have the "most startup potential."  The prize will consist of an equity investment in a startup company based on her invention.  She will be invited to join the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) and to the Georgia Tech VentureLab process to launch a company.

ECE Graduate Students Shine at the GTRIC Innovation Competition

Nine ECE students receive awards in the Georgia Tech Research & Innovation Conference (GTRIC) Innovation Competition, including one who takes top honors.

Rozell, Davenport Win Top Junior Faculty Awards for Big Data Projects

Two faculty members from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech have received three prestigious junior faculty awards for their work in the field of big data.

ECE Buzz

ECE Graduate Programs Fare Well in 2015 National Rankings

The 2015 graduate program rankings have been released by U.S. News & World Report, and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Georgia Tech continues to do very well.

Paragkumar Thadesar

Thadesar Chosen for Prestigious IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

ECE Ph.D. student Paragkumar Thadesar has received the prestigious IBM Ph.D. Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Chris Klaus gave a talk at Startup Lab during Spring 2014.

Class Notes: Getting down to Business in Startup Lab

This course is designed to better equip students to pursue startup creation.

The InVenture Prize takes place each spring at the Ferst Center and is aired live on national television. 

Finalists Selected for Georgia Tech InVenture Prize

InVenture encourages and supports students' interest in invention, innovation and entrepreneurship.

EE Alumnus Dean Alford Named GSPE Engineer of the Year in Industry

C. Dean Alford (BEE ’76) received the Engineer of the Year in Industry Award from the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers at the 2014 Georgia Engineers Week Awards Gala, held on February 14 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center.