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Electrical engineering’s Guler invited to two conferences for women

Basak Guler 7/27/2015 – Penn State electrical engineering doctoral student Basak Guler is used to being one of only a few females in the lab, the classroom and her department. With her bachelor’s and master’s degrees also in electrical engineering, and her current research focus on interactive communication and computation problems and information theory, she and her adviser, electrical engineering Professor Aylin Yener are among the few female researchers in their field. Read more »

Invisibility cloak aspirations inspire new metasurface material

6/30/2015 – A fabricated metasurface that leads to improved antenna performance may well represent the first demonstrated practical application for invisibility cloaks, according to Penn State researchers. Read more »

Kavehrad book explores optical wireless applications

Mohsen Kavehrad 6/29/2015 – With the increased popularity of white light LEDs, research in multiple-source optical wireless applications is rapidly expanding. Mohsen Kavehrad, W. L. Weiss Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering, and two of his recent Ph.D. graduate students, M. I. Sakib Chowdhury and Zhou Zhou, have been conducting research in this field for quite a few years, and they have written an extensive book on the topic. Read more »

Four faculty members in EECS celebrate retirement this summer

Jack Mitchell Raj Mittra6/19/2015 – Computer science’s Lee Coraor and Don Heller and electrical engineering’s Jack Mitchell and Raj Mittra are starting a new chapter in their lives: retirement. Read more »

Schultheisz and Reeder win second place in Freescale Cup

5/26/2015 – While most seniors spend their last weekend before graduation celebrating the completion of four years of hard work, studying for finals or both, electrical engineering students Karl Schultheisz and Corbin Reeder spent theirs in Rochester, New York, competing in a national match. After a semester building and programming a model car, they were ready to race it in the Freescale Cup. Read more »

EE alumnus one of four engineering alumni to receive Penn State’s highest honor

Donald Devorris5/20/2015 – Four engineering alumni – Richard H. Bard (’69 CE), Donald Devorris (’56 EE), Lynn A. Dietrich (’73 AE) and Jacqueline C. Hinman (’83 EnvE) – will be honored June 5 with Penn State’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the University’s highest award for an individual.

The award salutes the achievements of outstanding alumni whose personal lives, professional achievements and community service exemplify the objectives of their alma mater. Read more »

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Spring 2015 Student Marshal Announced

Timothy Hackett

Timothy M. Hackett will be the student marshal for the electrical engineer- ing baccalaureate degree program at the Penn State College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 8. Read more »

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