News for year 2014

 
 
August 29, 2014
Adjunct Professor Miskov-Zivanov featured in New Scientist article
ECE Adjunct Professor Natasa Miskov-Zivanov is one of the researchers featured in a recent article in the magazine New Scientist
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August 28, 2014
Flexing the Brain: Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Scientists Discover Why Learning Tasks Can Be Difficult
Learning a new skill is easier when it is related to an ability we already have. For example, a trained pianist can learn a new melody easier than learning how to hit a tennis serve.
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August 27, 2014
Neuroscience and Big Data: Carnegie Mellon's Byron M. Yu Describes How To Find Simplicity in the Brain
Scientists can now monitor and record the activity of hundreds of neurons concurrently in the brain, and ongoing technology developments promise to increase this number manyfold.
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August 26, 2014
ECE Senior Ana Beisy Cruz receives Fellowship
Ana Beisy Cruz, a senior ECE student who has been working with Professor Pulkit Grover, has received a Center for Science Information (CSoI) Channels Scholar Fellowship
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July 31, 2014
Alum Mate Boban Receives Best Paper Award at IEEE VTC
Mate Boban (PhD ECE ‘12) was co-author of a paper that received Best Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
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July 29, 2014
ECE's Miskov-Zivanov and Marculescu receive $2.4 million DARPA award
Natasa Miskov-Zivanov (ECE, CS) and Diana Marculescu (ECE) are among a group of researchers who have been awarded $2.4 million by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
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June 25, 2014
CSSI Researchers Receive Four Awards at Design Automation Conference
CSSI researchers did it again!
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June 25, 2014
ECE Alum Amir Asif Named Dean at Concordia University
Amir Asif (M.S. 1993, Ph.D. 1996) has been named Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.
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June 16, 2014
ECE Alum Colin Tylor (E’08) Joins in CMU Volunteer Forum
What is the Carnegie Mellon University Volunteer Forum?
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June 9, 2014
Doctoral student Shupeng Sun wins Best Poster Award at DAC
ECE doctoral student Shupeng Sun has won the 2014 Best Poster Award at the ACM SIGDA PhD Forum at the Design Automation Conference (“DAC”).
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May 29, 2014
Doctoral student Siheng Chen gives talk at Tsinghua University
On May 23, 2014, ECE doctoral student Siheng Chen gave an invited talk at Tsinghua University.
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May 28, 2014
Professors Yu and Chase publish a News & Views article in Nature Neuroscience
Professors Byron Yu and Steve Chase publish a News & Views article in Nature Neuroscience
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May 28, 2014
Congratulations to all ECE 2014 Graduates
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May 27, 2014
Anupam Datta receives award at 2014 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
ECE associate professor Anupam Datta and his doctoral student Shayak Sen, along with Microsoft researchers, have won the 2014 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy Best Student Paper Award.
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May 23, 2014
Congratulation 2014 ECE award winners!
A. G. Milnes Award and Excellence in Teaching Award
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May 23, 2014
Congratulation 2014 ECE award winners!
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award and Angel Jordan Award
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May 23, 2014
Congratulation 2014 ECE award winners!
Everard M. Williams Award and Frank J. Marshall Scholar Awards
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May 12, 2014
Kevin Kai-Wei Chang to Receive Intel/SRCEA Graduate Fellowship
ECE doctoral student Kevin Kai-Wei Chang, who is working with Professor Onur Mutlu
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May 8, 2014
Diana Marculescu Among 2014 ELATE Class of Fellows
This past year, Professor Marculescu was one of 18 women engineering professors chosen to participate in the Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering (ELATE) program hosted by Drexel University
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May 7, 2014
Diana Marculescu to Receive 2014 Pistilli Award
Professor Diana Marculescu has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Marie R. Pistilli Women in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Achievement Award.
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April 29, 2014
ECE Alumnus Jingfend Liu talks about pcDuino in EE Times
Dr. Jingfeng Liu, who received his Ph.D. from ECE in 2003 under Vijayakumar Bhagavatula’s supervision, calls himself a “pcDuino evangelist.”
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April 29, 2014
Radu Marculescu Publishes in Nature’s Scientific Reports
A paper co-authored by Professor Radu Marculescu titled "Heterogeneous Structure of Stem Cells Dynamics: Statistical Models and Quantitative Predictions" appears in Nature’s prestigious Scientific Reports.
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April 29, 2014
Mark Kryder Receives 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering
The Franklin Institute recognized his achievements with the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering at a ceremony and dinner on Thursday, April 24 in Philadelphia.
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April 21, 2014
Onur Mutlu Awarded SEIF Microsoft Research Award for 2014
Professor Mutlu has been selected as one of 12 applicants to receive a 2014 Microsoft Research Award from the Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF).
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April 17, 2014
ECE Doctoral Student Sean Weerakkody Receives Two Prestigious Awards
Sean Weerakkody, a second year doctoral student working with Professor Bruno Sinopoli, has received a National Science Foundation 2014 Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF).
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April 14, 2014
Best Student Paper Award at IEEE CCNC Goes to CMU-SV Grads
Recent Carnegie Mellon University in Silicon Valley graduates Harry Chan-Maestas (MS ECE ’13) and Arjun Arthreya (MS SE ’13) received the Best Student Paper Award at the 11th annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC).
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April 13, 2014
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Silicon Valley campus (CMU-SV) receive grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
How can wireless technology be improved to generate more informative emergency alerts? That is what a team at CMU-SV will be exploring.
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April 9, 2014
Dr. Samira Khan Presents at Best Paper Session of HPCA
Samira Khan, an ECE post-doctoral researcher, presented a paper at the 2014 International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), during the Best Paper Session.
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April 4, 2014
Professor Mai Wins Best Paper Award at DATE Conference
Research Professor Ken Mai and his graduate student, Mudit Bhargava, received one of three Best Paper Awards at the 2014 Design, Automation & Test Conference (DATE) in Dresden, Germany.
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March 30, 2014
Diana Marculescu Awarded Future Fellowship
Professor Diana Marculescu has been awarded a four-year Future Fellowship by the Australian Research Council for her project "Sustainability in Computing: A Holistic View."
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March 28, 2014
ECE welcomes José M. F. Moura as its first Associate Department Head for Research and Strategic Initiatives
Carnegie Mellon’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has named Professor José M. F. Moura its first Associate Department Head for Research and Strategic Initiatives, effective September 1, 2014.
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March 28, 2014
ECE welcomes Diana Marculescu as its new Associate Department Head for Academic Affairs
Carnegie Mellon’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has named Professor Diana Marculescu its new Associate Department Head for Academic Affairs, effective June 1, 2014.
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March 27, 2014
Franchetti Leads Two DARPA Projects
ECE Associate Professor Franz Franchetti is the lead on two DARPA contracts. The first project, HACMS, totals $6.5 million over three phases of 18 months each.
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March 27, 2014
Congratulations to the 2013 CIT Faculty Award recipients!
Steven J. Fenves Award for Systems Research Greg Ganger, Jatras Professor, ECE
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March 27, 2014
Dr. Wangyang Zhang Wins 2014 ACM SIGDA Award
ECE PhD Wangyang Zhang has won the 2014 ACM SIGDA Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award in Electronic Design Automation for his dissertation entitled “IC Spatial Variation Modeling: Algorithms and Applications.”
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February 21, 2014
Professor Mutlu Receives Faculty Award
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February 12, 2014
Pulkit Grover Receives Career Award
ECE Assistant Professor Pulkit Grover has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award supporting his research for five years totaling $600,000.
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