Texas ECE held the Fall 2015 Senior Design Open House on Monday, November 23, 2015. First-place winners were selected in both the Honors and Non-Honors categories, as well as a second and third-place overall winner picked from all of the projects.
ACS spoke to Prof. Akinwande on his development of electronic devices that rely on atom-thin sheets known as two-dimensional (2-D) materials.
Texas ECE junior Sanjai Bashyam took first place in the Texas Student Research Showdown organized by the Texas Office of Undergraduate Studies.
Texas ECE professor Ananath Dodabalapur is a part of a team that recently was awarded a grant of $2 million over the next four years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research and develop thin, flexible semiconductors that might eventually lead to bendable computer screens and wearable electronics.
Yale Patt has been honored by The Franklin Institute with the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science. He is receiving the medal for his “pioneering contributions to the design of modern microprocessors that achieve higher performance by automatically identifying computer instructions that can be performed simultaneously.”
Hussain's research has garnered international attention with recent features on IEEE Spectrum as well as one of Scientific American's Top 10 World Changing Ideas 2014.
Texas ECE professor Dr. Mikhail Belkin has been elected to Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA). Prof. Belkin was elected for “for seminal contributions to photonics technology, spectroscopy and nonlinear optics in mid-infrared and terahertz spectral range.”