Wuxi Li has placed first in the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD) Contest with his project Clock-Aware FPGA Placement.
Robert Heath, Texas ECE professor, has received the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) 2017 Technical Achievement Award for Significant Contributions to Signal Processing in MIMO Communication Systems.
A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to safer, faster-charging, longer-lasting rechargeable batteries for handheld mobile devices, electric cars and stationary energy storage.
Two Electrical & Computer Engineering Ph.D. students, Amritesh Rai and Maruthi Yogeesh, have been selected as finalists for the highly selective $100,000 United States Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF), along with one other team from The University of Texas at Austin.
Engineers and scientists at The University of Texas at Austin and the AMOLF institute in the Netherlands have invented the first mechanical metamaterials that easily transfer motion effortlessly in one direction while blocking it in the other, as described in the Feb. 13 issue of Nature.