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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.

Georgia Tech's 2017 "RSAC Security Scholars," from left to right, Carter Yagemann, Marie Le Pichon, and David Formby

Three Georgia Tech Students Chosen as 'Scholars' for RSA® Conference

Three Georgia Tech students head to the RSA® Conference as 'Security Scholars' to broaden their research.

Dr. Greg Kolovich, an orthopedic hand and micro-surgeon and founder of Savannah-based Micro C, holds a prototpye design of the hand-held X-ray and digital camera he created for surgeons and physicians treating disorders of the extremities. “This is a novel approach as we currently do not have a hand-held fluoroscopy device in orthopedic surgery or any kind of surgery outside of dental,” Kolovich said. (Photo credit: Péralte C. Paul)

Micro C raises additional $700K in seed round

Seed round investors boost Micro C funding up to $1 million to launch medical imaging solution.

Hua Wang (right) is presented with the 2017 IEEE MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer Award by Dylan Williams, the president of IEEE MTT-S. 

Wang Named IEEE MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer

ECE Assistant Professor Hua Wang has been named as the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Young Engineer Award, given by the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S)

Three ECE Faculty Receive CTL Teaching Effectiveness Honor

ECE Professors Muhannad S. Bakir, John D. Cressler, and Sung Kyu Lim have been chosen to receive the 2016 Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award.