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Three Texas ECE Teams Win Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships

Three teams from Texas ECE have been named winners of 2022 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships for North America. 
Texas ECE Team Wins Synopsys Optical Design Competition Award

Texas ECE Team Wins Synopsys Optical Design Competition Award

The team received an award for their project titled, “A compact 4×4 butterfly-style silicon photonic-electronic neural chip for hardware-efficient deep learning.” They used Synopsys Photonic Solutions software to design a chip that supports an optical neural network for next-generation neurocomputing.
Atlas Wang

Atlas Wang Receives INNS 2021 Aharon Katzir Young Investigator Award

The Aharon Katzir Young Investigator Award is conferred on up to two exceptionally promising young investigators in the field of neural networks.
Alex Hanson and Jean Anne Incorvia

UT Austin and SwRI Support Five Collaborative Energy Research Projects

The University of Texas at Austin and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) have selected five projects to be funded by the Energize Program, a new opportunity for enhanced scientific collaboration between the two institutions focused on energy research.

“I have no doubt that with the combined capabilities and expertise of SwRI and UT Austin, these

Graphene Synapses

Graphene Synapses Advance Brain-Like Computers

Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin developed synaptic transistors for brain-like computers using the thin, flexible material graphene. These transistors are similar to synapses in the brain, that connect neurons to each other.
Evans Civitatis Award

Brian Evans Receives Prestigious Civitatis Award

His tremendous efforts over the last 15 years of university-wide service were recognized by the university with the Civitatis Award. The Civitatis Award was established in 1997 to recognize outstanding faculty citizenship. It is conferred upon a member of the UT faculty in recognition of dedicated and meritorious service to the university above and beyond the regular expectations of teaching, research and service.
Jerry Yang

Alumni Profile: Jerry Yang

Jerry A. Yang is a PhD student in electrical engineering at Stanford University. He received his BS in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020.
Blood Pressure Tattoo

Blood Pressure E-Tattoo Promises Continuous, Mobile Monitoring

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University have developed an electronic tattoo that can be worn comfortably on the wrist for hours and deliver continuous blood pressure measurements at an accuracy level exceeding nearly all available options on the market today.
Akinwande 6G

6G Component Provides Speed, Efficiency Needed for Next-Gen Network

An international team led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has developed components that will allow future devices to achieve increased speeds necessary for such a technological jump.