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Thakur awarded prestigious fellowship for Ph.D. students in electrical engineering

12/7/2015 - Yash Thakur, an electrical engineering Ph.D. student from Himachal Pradesh, India, has been awarded a $5,000 fellowship from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (IEEE DEIS). He is one of only three recipients in the world to receive this honor for the 2015-16 academic year. Read more »

Gegelia combines automotive passion with energy efficiency in EcoCAR competition

12/7/2015 - Tengiz Gegelia, a senior electrical engineering student, said he always had a talent for math and physics that drove him to become an engineer, but at Penn State he found his passion for combining his studies with innovation in the automotive industry. Read more »

New Horizons, Katie Bechtold (BS CMPSC '00), addresses students on campus

11/25/2015 - This summer, as much of the country was learning about New Horizons’ flyby of Pluto and its moon, Katie Bechtold, a 2000 Schreyer Honors College and Department of Computer Science and Engineering graduate, was busy operating the space probe. Read more »

Electrical Engineering student, Justin Keenan, is part of a team innovating 3-D printing

10/30/2015 – Penn State engineering students Kevin Paroda and Justin Keenan quickly discovered that they had much in common. As first-year roommates, they designed a keyless entry mechanism for their dorm room during the first week of school. Read more »

Xingjie Ni joined the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in August 2015, and he is already making headlines for his research.

10/21/2015 – Cloaking devices have had a major role in many science fiction narratives, but Xingjie Ni, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at Penn State, is working to make them a reality. Read more »

Suman Datta and Sumeet Gupta have their research spotlighted in Penn State News

10/20/2015 –The tiny transistor is the heart of the electronics revolution, and Penn State materials scientists have just discovered a way to give this workhorse a big boost, using a new technique to incorporate vanadium oxide -- a functional oxide -- into the electronic devices. Read more »

Five tenure-track faculty members join the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2015-16

9/4/2015 – Weihua Guan is an assistant professor in electrical engineering. He joined EECS in January 2015. He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China; a master’s degree in microelectronics and solid-state electronics from Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; and master of science, master of philosophy and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from Yale University. Read more »

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