Carnegie Mellon University
Monday, June 10, 2019

Alum reflects on engineering career

Don Abell’s engineering career took him from the suburbs of Pittsburgh to the far side of the world, spanning over 60 years and nearly every continent.
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Learning to Play the Pipes at Carnegie Mellon

Class of 2019 graduates Elim Zhang (master's, electrical and computer engineering) and Min Hwang (computer science) had never played the bagpipes prior to their first day on campus as freshmen at Carnegie Mellon University.
Friday, May 17, 2019

Ou's Work Lights the Way

Graduating senior Christina Ou has a head start on making an impact in the real world. She traveled to Zimbabwe with Engineers Without Borders to complete a solar streetlight project helping a community of 2,000 people in Nyadire.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

ECE alum participates in IDeATe’s “Pushing Air”

“Pushing Air,” an event featuring music, soft-sculpture, and textile robotics, combined the work of three spring IDeATe courses: Exploding Ensemble, Kinetic Fabrics, and Inflatables & Soft Sculptures.
Friday, February 15, 2019

Optimal energy management in smart buildings

Chaitanya Poolla (PhD '16) addressed the problem of optimal energy management in a stochastic environment under the guidance of Dr. Abe Ishihara (ECE) and Dr. Rodolfo Milito.
Thursday, May 17, 2018

2018 Alumni Award Spotlight: Bill Strecker

Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering alumnus Bill Strecker loves to build things, and his life’s work has been putting things together in novel ways that solve problems.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

College of Engineering remembers alumnus Yush Pal Gupta

Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering alumnus Yush Pal Gupta (ECE ’10) passed away November 5, 2017.
Monday, December 18, 2017

Students mentor teens in hackathons

Students and faculty from Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley are working to support the next generation of technologists by mentoring high school students competing in community hackathons.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Alum receives Outstanding Young Engineering Award from IEEE PES

Dr. Le Xie, CMU ECE alum, has been awarded the 2017 Outstanding Young Engineering Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power & Energy Society (PES) for his research in power systems analytics and big data.
Monday, June 05, 2017

Alum receives award for decades of service to the Bar

Recently, ECE alumnus David S. Posner received the Washington County Bar Association's Robert L. Ceisler Professionalism Award and the Pennsylvania Bar Association's CCBL Gilbert Nurick Award for his decades of service to the Bar and his efforts to exemplify the Working Rules of Professionalism.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Alum receives best Ph.D. Forum Award

Dr. Subhro Das received the Best Ph.D. Forum Award at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) held in New Orleans.
Monday, May 22, 2017

Recent grad receives Fulbright Award to study abroad

Rudina Morina, who just earned her Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, will spend the next year in Zurich, Switzerland, after being awarded a Fulbright Study/Research Grant.
Monday, May 08, 2017

You can count on him

With assets of $2.5 trillion, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the world’s third largest bank and its 40,000 technologists have made it a force in the tech industry. At the pinnacle of the bank’s tech-savvy hires is Carnegie Mellon University alumnus David Winig.
Friday, March 24, 2017

Alum moves to the front of the line with Refill app

ECE alum Ian Glasner conceived the idea for Refill, a mobile app that allows you to place drink orders from your phone.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Three time alumnus gives back

Strecker earned three degrees in electrical engineering from Carnegie Mellon: his bachelor’s in 1966, master’s in 1967, and doctorate in 1971.
Friday, February 24, 2017

Making the smart connection

Mike Phillips understands the power of being connected—to devices, other people, and the surrounding environment. An electrical and computer engineering (ECE) alumnus and co-founder and CEO of Sense Labs, Phillips has expertise connecting people to technology through speech recognition.
Thursday, February 02, 2017

Alumni famous in groundhog's inner circle

It is a whimsical, festive tradition for this town 80 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, and two of those top-hatted men—lifelong “Punxsy” residents Jeff Grube and Jason Grusky—are CMU engineering alumni.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

$3 million gift to support transfer of CMU inventions to the marketplace

ECE alum and Professor Aleksandar Kavčić and his wife, Dr. Sofija Kavčić, have donated $3 million to create a new, endowed fund to support inventors at Carnegie Mellon University.
Monday, January 30, 2017

Classroom creativity leads to Rubik's Cube how-to guide

Let’s face it: we all know at least one person who constantly amazes us with their hidden talents. Now you can be that person, too, thanks to Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Chris Barker.