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Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson Wins TPEL Prize Paper Award

Brian Johnson, assistant professor in the Chandra Family Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL) Prize Paper Award for work on "Benchmarking Nonlinear Oscillators for Grid-Forming Inverter Control," along with co-authors Minghui Lu and Sairaj Dhople. 

Modified Virtual Reality Tech Can Measure Brain Activity

Researchers have modified a commercial virtual reality headset, giving it the ability to measure brain activity and examine how we react to hints, stressors and other outside forces.

The research team at The University of Texas at Austin created a noninvasive electroencephalogram (EEG) sensor that they installed in a Meta VR headset that can be


The Future of Materials Is One Step Closer

The Center for Dynamics and Control of Materials at The University of Texas at Austin has been on the leading edge of materials development for the past six years. With a fresh infusion of funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the center will turn its attention to new research thrusts that will bring to life materials with enhanced properties and capabilities.
Neuromorphic Computing

The Present and Future of Computing Get a Boost from New Research

The world's computing needs have grown exponentially in recent years due to an explosion of technology. To meet the needs for the next technological leap, the scientific community is working to improve current processing capabilities and simultaneously develop entirely new computing methods.
John Goodenough

UT Mourns Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor and Nobel Prize Recipient John Goodenough

John B. Goodenough, professor at The University of Texas at Austin who is known around the world for the development of the lithium-ion battery, died Sunday at the age of 100. Goodenough was a dedicated public servant, a sought-after mentor and a brilliant yet humble inventor.
Vivian Rogers

PRIDE Month: Student Profile - Vivian Rogers

Vivian Rogers is entering the final semester in the Texas ECE Integrated Program where she will finish with both a BS and MS degree in December 2023. She joined Texas ECE in Fall 2018 in the Nanoelectronics track.
Neeraja Yadwadkar

Neeraja Yadwadkar Receives Amazon Research Award

Neeraja Yadwadkar of Texas ECE has been named a recipient of an Amazon Research Award for her work on "Easy-to-use and cost-efficient distributed inference serving."
Tamir and Wang

Jon Tamir and Atlas Wang Receive Google Research Scholar Awards

Prof. Jon Tamir and Atlas Wang have received Google Research Scholar Awards for 2023. The Research Scholar Program aims to support early-career professors who are pursuing research in fields relevant to Google.

Al Bovik Elected to Academia Europaea

Prof. Alan Bovik has been elected to the Academia Europaea for 2023 for his contributions to video engineering. 
Jack Kramer

PhD Student Jack Kramer Receives IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium Best Student Paper Award

Texas ECE PhD student Jack Kramer has received the Best Student Paper Award from the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS) 2023 for his work on "Thin-Film Lithium Niobate Acoustic Resonator with High Q of 237 and k2 of 5.1% at 50.74 GHz.”