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Ahmet Budak

Texas ECE Student Ahmet Budak Receives ADI Outstanding Student Designer Award

Texas ECE PhD student Ahmet Budak has been selected by Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) to receive the 2021 Outstanding Student Designer Award. The award is presented annually by ADI at the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). Since 1997, this award has recognized excellence in system-level integrated circuit architectures or in

Dr. Aristotle Arapostathis: In Memoriam

Dr. Aristotle Arapostathis: In Memoriam

Texas ECE professor Dr. Aristotle Arapostathis passed away peacefully at his home in Austin, Texas on May 19, 2021.
Ultra-sensitive Light Detector Gives Self-Driving Tech a Jolt

Ultra-sensitive Light Detector Gives Self-Driving Tech a Jolt

Engineers from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Virginia created a new first-of-its-kind light detecting device that can more accurately amplify weak signals bouncing off of faraway objects than current technology allows, giving autonomous vehicles a fuller picture of what’s happening on the road.
Porter ACUE

Prof. Emily Porter Pursues Effective Online Teaching

Prof. Emily Porter of Texas ECE has joined the inaugural cohort of faculty certified in Effective Online Teaching Practices by the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). We spoke to Prof. Porter about the importance of effective online teaching and how online teaching will continue to change the classroom.

Winners of Inaugural Micron Semiconductor Memory Design Contest Announced

Four student teams in Prof. Jaydeep Kulkarni’s “Semiconductor Memories” graduate course won the inaugural Micron Outstanding Semiconductor Memory Design Contest for their excellent performance in the final class project.

A team of experts headed by Mr. Scott Smith from Micron, Allen, TX Design Center served as design contest judges. This course


Students Compete in Spring 2021 Capstone Design Contest

Over the course of the past two semesters, Texas ECE students worked on their Capstone Design projects and this week they competed in the Spring 2021 Capstone Design Contest. Winners were announced during the Texas ECE Honors Virtual Celebration on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

In the courses, students solve open-ended problems in small groups over two

Jacob Abraham

Jacob Abraham Receives SIGDA Pioneering Achievement Award

Texas ECE professor Jacob Abraham has been named the 2020 recipient of the SIGDA Pioneering Achievement Award by the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Design Automation (ACM SIGDA).
Aryan Mokhtari

Aryan Mokhtari Receives Army Research Office Early Career Program Award

Prof. Aryan Mokhtari of Texas ECE has been awarded an Early Career Program (ECP) award from the Army Research Office (ARO),an element of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory, for his research on "Accelerating Adaptivity under Limited Data and Computation: A Meta-Learning Approach."
Jiaqi Gu

PhD student Jiaqi Gu Wins First Place in ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finals

Texas ECE PhD student Jiaqi Gu won the First Place at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Student Research Competition Grand Finals (Graduate Category). His research competition title is "Light in Artificial Intelligence: Efficient Neurocomputing with Optical Neural Networks."  The award will be presented at the annual ACM Awards Banquet.

Distinguished Alumni

Eric Feng and Charles Lundquist III Inducted Into Texas ECE Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Texas ECE has inducted alumni Eric Feng and Charles 'Charlie' M. Lundquist III into the 2021 class of the Texas ECE Academy of Distinguished Alumni.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering established the Academy of Distinguished Alumni to recognize distinguished alumni who are dedicated engineering professionals, leaders of