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Flexible designs for high-speed wireless systems earn IEEE honors for two grad students
Feb. 15, 2022

Two graduate students in electrical and computer engineering, Zheng Liu and Hooman Saeidi, have been recognized by IEEE for their work on wireless communications systems.

Boosting signals to boost robots’ performance
Feb. 7, 2022

Yasaman Ghasempour, who joined the faculty in January 2021 as an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is pioneering next-generation wireless tools that couple communications and sensing. Antennas typically broadcast at a range of frequencies in all directions, but Ghasempour is exploring devices that transmit signals with a laser-like focus, emitting a specific frequency in a specific direction.

Work of ‘technical visionary’ underpins modern wireless communications
Feb. 2, 2022

H. Vincent Poor’s foundational research has helped propel the rise of digital and wireless communications. Poor is Princeton’s Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Yan Huo *94 fellowship powers advances in wireless sensing, networked systems and 2D electrons
Jan. 28, 2022

Three graduate students in electrical and computer engineering received the annual Yan Huo *94 Graduate Fellowship, supporting their work designing hardware for next-generation wireless communication and sensing, designing algorithms that analyze networked systems, and experimenting with exotic electron states in ultra-pure materials.

Bruce Arden, a pioneer in early computing who made programming more accessible, dies at 94
Jan. 24, 2022
Bruce Arden, a computer-programming pioneer who helped usher computers into widespread use, has died. He was 94.
Materials expert Saien Xie joins Princeton, bringing focus on extremely small technologies
Dec. 14, 2021

Advanced-materials expert Saien Xie has joined the Princeton faculty as an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and the Princeton Institute of Materials, adding new breadth in experimentation with thin-film technologies.

Award for Excellence honors graduate student achievement
Dec. 8, 2021

Pranav Madathil, Lila Rodgers and Yue Xing, graduate students in electrical and computer engineering, were each honored with an Award for Excellence from the School of Engineering and Applied Science. The award recognizes advanced graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and researchers.

New chip hides wireless messages in plain sight
Nov. 23, 2021

Princeton researchers have developed a method to foil eavesdroppers by building security into the physical nature of wireless transmissions. The signal is clear for the intended recipient but not for others.

DataX is funding new AI research projects in ECE and across disciplines
Nov. 19, 2021

Ten interdisciplinary research projects have won funding from Princeton University’s Schmidt DataX Fund, with the goal of spreading and deepening the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning across campus to accelerate discovery. Three of these projects are led by faculty in electrical and computer engineering.

Quantum engineering leader Andrew Houck elected APS fellow
Nov. 9, 2021

Andrew Houck, a global leader in quantum engineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. Houck's election recognizes pathbreaking contributions to quantum information processing and experimental systems that plumb the depths of quantum physics.

Ultra-pure semiconductor opens new frontier in the study of electrons
Nov. 5, 2021

Princeton researchers have created the world's purest sample of gallium arsenide, a semiconductor used in devices that power such technologies as cell phones and satellites. The finished chip, a square about the width of a pencil eraser, allowed the team to probe deep into the very nature of electrons.

Thin-film, high-frequency antenna array offers new flexibility for wireless communications
Nov. 2, 2021

Princeton researchers have developed a new type of phased array antenna based on large-area electronics technology, which could enable many uses of emerging 5G and 6G wireless networks.