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From left to right: Satyam Kumar, Hussein Alawieh and José del R. Millán.

Universal Brain-Computer Interface Lets People Play Games With Just Their Thoughts

From left to right: Satyam Kumar, Hussein Alawieh and José del R. Millán.

Imagine playing a racing game like Mario Kart, using only your brain to execute the complex series of turns in a lap.

This is not a video game fantasy, but a real program that engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have created as part of research into brain-computer

Yipeng Wang

Yipeng Wang Receives IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award

Yipeng Wang, a PhD student in Texas ECE, has been honored with the 2023-2024 Predoctoral Achievement Award by the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (IEEE SSCS) during the ISSCC 2024 conference.
Iris Mok

Women's History Month: Alumni Profile - Iris Mok

Iris Mok graduated from Texas ECE in 2003 with an MS in Electrical Engineering.  In celebration of Women's History Month, we sat down with Iris to learn more about what she is doing now and how Texas ECE helped lead to her success.  


I currently manage worldwide patent portfolios for Intel in the


New Semiconductor Master’s Program Will Offer Hands-on Experience in Rapidly Growing Industry

A new master’s degree program at The University of Texas at Austin will help fill the demand for semiconductor scientists and engineers and give students a chance to lead the next wave of innovation in the booming semiconductor industry.

Scientists to Study Real-World Eating Behaviors Using Wearable Sensors and AI

The four-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, supports the researchers’ plan to develop a system to detect detailed information on eating motions, potentially every bite and chew.

Texas ECE Student and Alum Startup Named Finalist for SXSW Pitch

Texas ECE alum Jimmy Mahon and Texas ECE student Siddharth Thakur developed FireBot, an unmanned ground vehicle that can be deployed into burning buildings, in place of firefighters, for rescue operations.
Amit Zavery

Alumni Profile - Amit Zavery

Amit Zavery graduated from Texas ECE in 1993 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. We sat down with Amit to learn more about what he is doing now and how Texas ECE helped lead to his success.
Bob Metcalfe

Bob Metcalfe Honored by Franklin Institute for Invention of Ethernet

Cockrell School of Engineering professor Bob Metcalfe has been honored by The Franklin Institute with the 2024 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering for his “pioneering role in the design, development, and commercialization of Ethernet, an interface for networking and file sharing between computers.”
AI Center

New Texas Center Will Create Generative AI Computing Cluster Among Largest of Its Kind

UT is launching the Center for Generative AI, powered by a new GPU computing cluster, among the largest in academia. The cluster will comprise 600 NVIDIA H100s GPUs — short for graphics processing units, specialized devices to enable rapid mathematical computations, making them ideal for training AI models.
Jean Anne Incorvia

Jean Anne Incorvia Named First Recipient of APL Rising Star Award

Jean Anne Incorvia of Texas ECE has been unveiled as the first recipient of the Applied Physics Letters (APL) Rising Star Award recognizing her impactful contributions to the field.