2016 News

A 60-foot rogue wave hits the OVERSEAS CHICAGO tanker as it was headed south from Valdez, Alaska in 1993. The ship was running in 25-foot seas when the monster wave hit it on the starboard side. (Credit: Captain Roger Wilson courtesy of NOAA)

Understanding Rogue Ocean Waves May be Simple After All

A team of scientists has developed a relatively simple mathematical explanation for the rogue ocean waves that can develop seemingly out of nowhere.

Tom Brewer of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Magicians Behind the Curtain at ECE

Five managers keep 22 labs running in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Debnath, Saeedifard Win Best Paper Award

Suman Debnath and Maryam Saeedifard have been named the recipients of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) Best Trans. Paper Award authored by a graduate student.

Georgia Tech, UCSF Team to Develop Wearable Sensing Technology for Heart Failure Patients

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), and Northwestern University are building wearable and weighing-scale-based ballistocardiogram (BCG) technology for monitoring HF patients at home.

Tentzeris Appointed as Ken Byers Professor

ECE's Emmanouil M. (Manos) Tentzeris has been appointed as a Ken Byers Professor in the area of flexible electronics, effective June 1.

The Georgia Tech Foundation has reached an agreement to purchase the historic Biltmore on West Peachtree Street from an affiliate of Novare Group, officials announced June 13. 

Georgia Tech Acquires Historic Biltmore

The acquisition of the Biltmore will help Georgia Tech accommodate additional innovation centers and startups.

Thinking About Fall Undergraduate Research

The summer is a great time for students to use their time to investigate possible research areas and projects of interest. 

Family Weekend 2016

Join with other Yellow Jacket families from around the world as we host Georgia Tech’s Family Weekend on Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2, 2016.

Huang, Chi Win IEEE RFIC Best Student Paper Award

ECE Ph.D. students Min-Yu Huang and Taiyun Chi won the 2016 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC) Best Student Paper Award.

Two ECE Alumnae Tapped for Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellows Program

Two Georgia Tech ECE alumnae – Wanda Harding and Deidre Paris – have been named as Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellows.