Spotlight Profiles

Professor Rivas talking with students at EE Grad Student orientation

Juan Rivas-Davila

Energy Harvesting & Conversion, Integrated Circuits & Power Electronics (
2015
)

Electrical Engineering Assistant Professor Juan Rivas-Davila loves being in the midst of top-notch Stanford students, world-class research facilities and within a community brimming with entrepreneurial attitudes.

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Mersina Simanski

Biomedical Devices & Systems (
2015
)

Senior undergraduate, Mersina Simanski, pursues her interest in device design by applying electrical engineering skills to unmet medical needs. She is also working to highlight student talent and collaboration as a cofounder of the new EE undergrad group, Fuse.

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Maisy Wieman

Signal Processing & Multimedia (
2015
)

Maisy Wieman (Coterm BS '14, MS '15) is a lover of math. Discovering the potential of EE through the "amazing intro-level classes offered by the department," she earned her BS in 2014 and will complete her MS in 2015. Her interests include public speaking and she is a co-founder of "Fuse," a group for EE undergraduates.

 

Nick McKeown

Nick McKeown

Hardware / Software (
2014
)

Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield, and Sequoia Capital Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Nick McKeown had an early passion for engineering despite advice from his UK high school courselor to do "something creative" instead. Since then, he's become a world-renowned expert in techniques to improve the Internet.

Jaime Lien

Jaime Lien

Signal Processing & Multimedia (
2014
)

Passionate fifth-year PhD student Jaime Lien considers herself "lucky" to be a founding member and current president of the Stanford Graduate Students in Electrical Engineering (GSEE) student organization. She is also busy working toward her dream of a career in signal and image processing technology.