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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 »

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 »

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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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