2016 News

College of Engineering Announces Leadership Changes

Georgia Tech College of Engineering Dean and Southern Company Chair Gary S. May has announced leadership changes that affect several units within the college.

ECE/IEN Professor Rao Tummala

Georgia Tech Professor Rao Tummala to Present Keynote at the 2016 International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference

The Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor, Dr. Rao Tummala, will present a keynote lecture at the 2016 International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC), on October 19 in San Jose, CA.

Illinois ECE Alumnus Shen Shares III-Nitride Power Electronics at MNTL

ECE Professor Shyh-Chiang Shen visited the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, where he gave a presentation on III-Nitride Power Electronics.

Eric Pollmann Selected for IEEE EMC Scholarship

Electrical engineering undergraduate student Eric Pollmann has been named the recipient of the IEEE James C. Klouda Memorial Scholarship from the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society.

Saiful Alam Wins EMRS Best Poster Award

ECE Ph.D. student Saiful Alam won the Best Poster Award at the 2016 European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, held May 2-6 in Lille, France.

Making Ballistocardiography “Wearable” for the Prevention of Heart Failure

Ballistocardiography—or, the graphical representation of the body’s movements in response to the heartbeat—is a promising, newly revived technique that may soon make it to the masses as a wearable medical device.

Jiaqing Li and Patrick Pierre hang with the Thoman locals.Photo credit: Julie Bezabih

From Haiti to Georgia Tech and Back Again: Patrick Pierre’s Full Circle Journey

ECE Graduate Patrick Pierre’s Full Circle Journey

Julie Bezabih

Sunlight and Cellphones: Undergraduate Researchers Bring Solar Power to Haiti, One House at a Time

A team from the Opportunity Research Scholars Program installed a solar microgrid system in homes in Thoman, Haiti.

Shoufeng Lan Chosen for SPIE Scholarship

ECE Ph.D. student Shoufeng Lan has been awarded the 2016 DJ Lovell Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for his potential contributions to optics, photonics, and other related fields.

Omer Inan Named to CETL Teaching Fellows Program

ECE Assistant Professor Omer Inan has been named to the 2016-2017 Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows Program.

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