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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 »

Solar cell research funded by U.S. Department of Energy

8/26/2015 – Fixed-tilt concentrating photovoltaic panels that will deliver significantly more energy than conventional photovoltaic solar panels are the aim of Penn State'’s solar energy research funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for $2.9 million. Read more »

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 »

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