Electrical Engineering Department News

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Wetzstein's research featuredScientific American’s features Assistant Professor Wetzstein’s Research as a World-Changing Idea as a world-changing idea
December 2014
Vision-correcting devices may make eyeglasses unnecessary, creating the possibility that a smartphone or tablet can correct for myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and other vision problems
Professors Hesselink and Rivas received Precourt Institute seed grants for their energy research
December 2014
The Institute's Director stated, "This year's grants support an exciting array of bold, new ideas for advancing energy technology and policy [...]"
Dr. Spilker at the dedication of the James and Anna Marie Spilker Engineering and Applied Sciences Building
December 2014
For contributions to the technology and implementation of civilian GPS navigation systems
Professor Jelena Vuckovic in her Nanoscale and Quantum Photonics Lab
December 2014
Nanophotonics has emerged as a powerful tool for manipulating light on chips. The goal is to transmit data faster and more efficiently via optical rather than electrical signals.
IEEE Fellows, Professors Kozyrakis, Lall, Lee, and Murmann
December 2014
Professors Kozyrakis, Lall, Lee, and Murmann are elevated to IEEE Fellow
Associate Professor Subhasish Mitra
December 2014
For contributions to the design and testing of robust computing systems
Professor Jim Plummer
December 2014
For recognition of his transformative contributions to the School of Engineering and to Stanford
Doctoral candidate Linxiao Zhu, Professor Shanhui Fan and research associate Aaswath Raman pictured with photonic radiative cooling material
December 2014
The new material can help reduce the demand of air conditioning in buildings, and the cold darkness of the Universe can be used as a renewable thermodynamic resource
image of Professor Kailath with National Medal of Science
November 2014
Recognized for transformative contributions, distinctive and sustained mentoring of young scholars, and translation of scientific ideas into entrepreneurial ventures
image of genome compression team
November 2014
A team led by Stanford electrical engineers has compressed a completely sequenced human genome to just 2.5 megabytes – small enough to attach to an email.


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