The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin hosted its ECE Honors dinner on Monday, December 11 at the AT&T Conference Center to honor the inaugural inductees into the Distinguished Alumni Academy and Faculty honorees.
Prof. David Soloveichik, along with Niranjan Srinivas, have successfully constructed a first-of-its-kind chemical oscillator that uses DNA components — and no proteins, enzymes or other cellular components — demonstrating that DNA alone is capable of complex behavior.
Two teams of Texas ECE students who participated in the Startup track of the Texas ECE Capstone Design Competition were recognized with awards at The Selig Entrepreneurship Prize Competition held by the Innovation Center in the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin.
The award "Honors a person who, over a period of years, has made outstanding technical contributions to theory and/or practice in technical areas within the scope of the Society, as demonstrated by publications, patents, or recognized impact on the field."
Prof. Al Bovik of Texas ECE and his former students Anish Mittal and Rajiv Soundararajan have received the 2017 Signal Processing Letters Best Paper Award for their paper " “Making a “Completely Blind” Image Quality Analyzer."
Texas ECE PhD student Meng Li won the First Place Gold Medal at the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Design Automation (ACM/SIGDA) Student Research Competition hel