Beginning Summer 2017, Wichita State University (WSU) will begin a new program inviting undergraduate students from around the country to work on novel research projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Electrical and Computer Engineering boasts a seemingly infinite number of practical applications that improve our lives as well as the world around us. Each month’s newsletter features schools and research teams around the country who seek solutions to major problems in sustainable energy, healthcare and even aerospace technology.
The U.S Department of Education awarded Florida Atlantic University (FAU) a $4.4 million grant to help the university increase hispanic and low-income students in its computer science, computer engineering and electrical engineering programs. The grant aims to enroll more students in these fields in order to fill future jobs, which will soon experience a drastic demand increase.
Ongoing research at Rutgers University helps to create the future’s “smart-cities.” One year into a NSF grant, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Chair Narayan B. Mandayam, with fellow researchers Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Janne Lindqvist and Professor of Cognitive Psychology Arnold Glass, are making strides in their research.
Binghamton University, State University of New York
A team of researchers at SUNY Binghamton recently made an innovative breakthrough with a new bacteria-powered battery. The battery, which can power small disposable electronics, was created on a single piece of paper.