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Electrical Engineering

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Chris Giebink N. Chris Giebink, assistant professor of electrical engineering, and his research are highlighted in the lead story titled "High Efficiency Concentrating Solar Cells Move to the Rooftop" on Penn State news.

Read the article about Giebink here.

Vishal Monga

Vishal Monga, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has been recognized by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with its Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award.

Read the article on Monga's award and an abstract of the research here

Sven BilenTim Wheeler

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 BreakallJim Breakall, professor of electrical engineering, was recently highlighted as the featured engineer on the EEWEB magazine website.
Read the article on Breakall here.

Mohsen KavehradMohsen 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.

Aylin YenerThe 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. 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:


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Upcoming Events

Rube Goldberg Competition
February 28

Raj Mittra Distinguished Lecture Series
March 5

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March 9-13

IPAC Meeting
March 25-27

Silicon Happy Valley
April 17

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Raj Mittra Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. Dan Schonfeld
March 6, 8:30 a.m.
101 EE East

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