Prof. Robert Heath, a Professor in Texas ECE, gave the 2017 Dean W. Lytle Lecture at the University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering on Monday, October 2, 2017. The Dean W. Lytle Electrical Engineering Endowed Lecture Series is “a premiere annual event, featuring internationally-renowned researchers in the field of communications and signal processing.”
Texas ECE professor Jacob Abraham, has received the IEEE Test Technology Technical Council (TTTC) Lifetime Contribution Medal. The IEEE TTTC Lifetime Contribution Medal is presented to a prominent individual for outstanding technical contributions that have made a fundamental impact on test technology.
Texas ECE Professor Vijay Garg and his former PhD student Himanshu Chauhan received the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Runtime Verification 2017 (RV’17), held September 13th–16
In modern society, robots and humans are becoming increasingly integrated. Already, robots assist people in factories, hospitals and households, as well as share the roads.
Texas ECE Professor Al Bovik’s neuroscience-based Visual Information Fidelity (VIF)picture quality measurement tool has been built into the core of Netflix’s quality system which controls the quality of every video streamed by Netflix to all customers world-wide.
Evdokia Nikolova, Assistant Professor in Texas ECE, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for her work on "AitF: Collaborative Research: Algorithms and Mechanisms for the Distribution Grid.”
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $15.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to discover and advance new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and information processing.