2014 News

Akbar Places Second in Broadcom Competition Finals

ECE Ph.D. student Muhammad Bashir Akbar was named a finalist in the Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition, held on June 5.

Students from RoboJackets work on the robot they used in the 2013 International Ground Vehicle Competition. They'll enter a new robot into the 2014 competition.

RoboJackets Gear up for Competitive Summer

Three teams will travel to Michigan, Brazil and Canada for competitions.

Marilyn Brown on EnergyWire: Lack of energy efficiency in the South

EPA's proposed rules to stem carbon pollution could force utility commissioners to make unpopular decisions around rates, fuel choice, generation mix and efficiency.

Swaminathan Recognized with IEEE CPMT Accolade

ECE Professor Madhavan Swaminathan received the 2014 IEEE Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology Society (CPMT) Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution Award on May 29 at the IEEE Electronic Components Technology Conference.

Georgia Tech Teams with Intel, SRC to Advance Spintronics

Georgia Tech researchers, collaborating with and sponsored by Intel Corporation through the Semiconductor Research Corporation, have developed a physics-based modeling platform that advances spintronics interconnect research for beyond-CMOS computing

CardioMEMS Device

Following an FDA Approval of Device, St. Jude Completes Acquisition of Atlanta Based CardioMEMS

Following news the Food and Drug Administration has approved CardioMEMS's wireless heart monitoring device, St. Jude Medical Inc. said on Wednesday, May 28th, that it plans complete its acqusition of shares of the biotech company CardioMEMS.

nanocluster (particle diameter ~100 nm) of random contamination was on a layer of TiO2 deposited on a silicon piece using e-beam evaporation.

Novel Technologies for Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Monitoring at Home

This article, written by ECE Assistant Professor Omer T. Inan and first published in the May 2014 IEEE Life Sciences Newsletter, describes technologies developed for unobtrusively assessing the mechanical aspects of cardiovascular function at home.

Abbie Kressner Receives Chih Foundation Award

ECE Ph.D. student Abbie Kressner has received a Chih Foundation Research Award.

5.8 GHz Energy Harvesting Circuitry Matching for Variable Loads

ORS Students Honored at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Awards Program

On April 16, the Opportunity Research Scholar’s (ORS) Program held its 12th annual Undergraduate Research Awards Program. The event showcased the research projects of the 20 undergraduate student teams for the 2014 academic year.

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