2017 News

Kaitlin Rizk, co-founder of Stempower and undergraduate in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, mentors fourth- and fifth-grade Girl Scouts by exploring STEM and learning key character values.

Georgia Tech Students Develop Stempower to Mentor Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Girls in STEM

Stempower is a mentoring program offered by Georgia Tech women students that encourages girls to explore STEM and learn key character values.

Davenport Selected for Sloan Research Fellowship

ECE Assistant Professor Mark A. Davenport has been named as one out of 126 U.S. and Canadian researchers, representing eight scientific fields, to receive a 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship.

Cai Receives ONR Young Investigator Award

ECE Associate Professor Wenshan Cai has received an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award.

Gary May has been Dean of the College of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology since 2011.

Gary May Confirmed as Next Chancellor at UC Davis

College of Engineering Dean Gary May to serve as next chancellor of UC Davis.

In time-honored tradition, ECE graduate student and former Buzz Benjamin Chang is carried across the graduation stage by the mascot.

Being Buzz

ECE alumnus Benjamin Chang talks about his experience as the Yellow Jackets' mascot Buzz.

Finalists Selected for the 2017 InVenture Prize

Six teams are competing for $35,000 in prizes. The InVenture Prize finale will take place March 15 at the Ferst Center for the Arts.

Georgia Tech researchers have developed a new form of ransomware that can take over control of a simulated water treatment plant. The simulated attack was designed to highlight vulnerabilities in the control systems used to operate industrial facilities. Shown are (left) Raheem Beyah, associate chair in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and David Formby, a Georgia Tech Ph.D. student. (Credit: Christopher Moore, Georgia Tech) 

Simulated Ransomware Attack Shows Vulnerability of Industrial Controls

Cybersecurity researchers have developed a new form of ransomware that was able to take over control of a simulated water treatment plant.

Madisetti, Bahga Publish Textbook on Blockchain Applications

ECE Professor Vijay K. Madisetti and Arshdeep Bahga have released a new textbook, Blockchain Applications: A Hands-On Approach.

Krishna to Receive DATE Best Paper Award

ECE Assistant Professor Tushar Krishna will receive a Best Paper Award at the 2017 Design Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE), to be held March 27-31 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Seven ECE Faculty Members Awarded Promotion, Tenure

Seven faculty members from the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering have been awarded promotion or tenure, effective July 1, 2017.