by Liz Ahlberg, U of I News Bureau
Eye doctors soon could use computing power to help them see individual cells in the back of a patient’s eye, thanks to imaging technology developed by Professor Stephen Allen Boppart's research team.
Such detailed pictures of the cells, blood vessels and nerves at the back of the eye could enable earlier[...] READ MORE
Dr. Ruba Borno (MS PHD EE ’03 ’08) has been selected as Cisco's new Vice President of Growth Initiatives and Chief of Staff to the CEO-designate, Chuck Robbins. The young executive has an extensive history in both the business and tech worlds, and promises to be a powerful asset to the company's [...] READ MORE
Biology, communication, art and design—Engineers work well with other mathematically-minded professionals, but we’ve got interdisciplinary collaboration down as well.
MIT’s associate professor Domitilla Del Vecchio[...] READ MORE
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering has appointed Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D., as Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department. Topsakal joins VCU from Mississippi State University (MSU) and brings with him more than two decades of applied electromagnetic research. “My number one priority,” he said, “is to let every student know that they will get the best ECE education in the world from VCU.”
Associat[...] READ MORE
by Anne Ju
Photography used to be limited to flat, two-dimensional images. Today, the art and science of image capture is spurred by optics, computation and electronics, and Cornell engineers are working on the cutting edges of 3-D imaging.
Suren Jayasuriya, a graduate student in the lab of Alyosha Molnar, ass[...] READ MORE
Joydeep Ghosh, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering, has been awarded the 2015 IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Achievement Award for his foundational contribution[...] READ MORE
Over the past nine years, NASA’s New Horizons space probe has been hurtling through space on its way to study Pluto in detail for the first time in human history. On July 14, it finally reaches its destination.[...] READ MORE