Updates on the campus response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

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A Match for Virtual Conferences

This article, published in Nature Machine Intelligence, focuses on conferences adopting virtual formats. With COVID-19 preventing in-person meetings, at least temporarily, the time is ripe to explore the feasibility and advantages of virtual conferences.

Antonakakis Appointed to Dean’s Professorship

Manos Antonakakis has been appointed to the Dean’s Professorship, effective June 1, 2020. 

NIH-supported Research Helps Shape the Future of Blood Pressure Measurement

ECE Associate Professor Omer Inan was featured in this story published on May 15, 2020 by the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Tom Gaylord takes part in the Burdell Run with all proceeds going toward supporting student relief efforts.

Burdell Run Supports Students

ECE Regents' Professor Tom Gaylord took part in the Burdell Run on May 16, 2020 in support of student relief efforts.

Qianxue Xia

Xia Receives ORNL Seed Research Award

ECE Ph.D. student Qianxue Xia received the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Seed Research Award

Wang Selected for Prestigious DARPA Director’s Fellowship

ECE Associate Professor Hua Wang has been awarded a prestigious Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). 

People Think Robots Are Pretty Incompetent and Not Funny, New Study Says

Good thing humanoid robots don't have feelings because people think they are pretty incompetent.

In His Own Words

Bao Nguyen reflects on his passion for cybersecurity and why he chose to take his education "online".

The Formula of Creativity

Robotics Ph.D. students Lakshmi Nair and Joanne Truong use creative problem-solving research to inform robotics that could potentially help in household tasks.

Heeding the Call

Recent ECE graduate Brian Singer and his father Neil answered a call from MIT to help design a low-cost emergency ventilator for use in their home state of New York.

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