Sven Bilen and Tim Wheeler co-teach a first year seminar course: This Is Rocket Science. Cole Hons, Communications Strategist for the college, talks to the pair about the class.
You can read an article about the class here.
Jim Breakall, professor of electrical engineering, was recently highlighted as the featured engineer on the EEWEB magazine website.
Read the article on Breakall here.
Mohsen Kavehrad, W. L. Weiss Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been invited to join the China Visible Light Communications Alliance (C-VLC) panel of world experts.
He was cited for his contributions and expertise in visible light communications (VLC).
Read the entire Kavehrad article here.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named Aylin Yener, professor of electrical engineering, an IEEE fellow. Yener was cited for contributions to wireless communication theory and wireless information security.
Zhiwen Liu, professor of electrical engineering, and Perry Edwards, who earned his doctoral degree in electrical engineering at Penn State are feature in a Penn State news article here. http://news.psu.edu/story/331555/2014/10/23/duos-medical-sensing-technology-puts-them-finals-25m-challenge The pair formed Atoptix LLC which has been selected as a finalist in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE. As part of the final round competition, there is a crowd voting which accounts 10% of the final score. Please vote for our colleagues here by Oct. 30: https://www.nokiasensingxchallengevoting.org/base/nokiasensingxchalleng?region_id=us-en&content_id=47&tab_id=3
Nominations Now Being Accepted! For our Early Career Recognition Alumni Award. This award was developed to recognize and honor outstanding Penn State electrical engineering alumni at the outset of their career. Nomination forms can be found here: http://www.ee.psu.edu/AlumniFriends/default.aspx