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ECE Department News 2019

 

Two ECE Students Awarded 2019 Armstrong Memorial Research Foundation Awards

Armstrong AwardsTwo Armstrong Memorial Research Foundation (AMRF) Awards were given out to the following students in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at Stony Brook University: Sean Fiola, a graduating undergraduate student, and Jian Jiang, a graduate student. The awardees were selected on the basis of excellence in high GPA achievement. Each award consisted of a certificate together with a check for $1000.

 

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ECE Celebrates Scott Tierno and Opens Remodeled Labs

Scott Tierno and GuestsFaculty, staff, and alumni of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences gathered on Monday, September 16, 2019, for the opening of the remodeled Embedded Systems Design Laboratory (ESDL) and the Digital Systems Rapid Prototyping Laboratory (DSRPL) and to celebrate the accomplished career of long-time staff member Scott Tierno. Please follow the link below for a gallery of pictures from the event.

 

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Welcome to Bryant Gonzaga

The Electrical & Computer Engineering Department welcomes Bryant Gonzaga as a new staff member.  Bryant is joining our team of instructional support specialists and will be facilitating the labs for ESE 380, 381, and 382.

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ECE Department Welcomes Dr. Peng Zhang

WISE Summer Camp

The Electrical & Computer Engineering Department welcomes Dr. Peng Zhang as a new faculty member of the department. Dr. Zhang received two Ph.D. degrees, one from Tsinghua University in 2002 and another from the University of British Columbia, in 2009. Before joining our department, Dr. Zhang held the Francis L. Castleman Distinguished Professorship with the University of Connecticut, and he was also a Centennial Term Professor there. 

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Summer WISE Program Gives Girls Hands-on STEM Experience

WISE Summer Camp

The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Honors Program teamed up with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and iCREATE-Division of Information Technology to hold the Summer WISE program, which brought Long Island middle school girls to Stony Brook University to find their inner engineer and take part in a STEM program they will remember for years to come. This outreach initiative focused on providing the young women with exciting application-based and hands-on engineering experiences to help grow their confidence and engineering skill sets.

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Mónica Bugallo Appointed Associate Dean for Diversity and Outreach

Prof. Mónica Bugallo

Mónica Bugallo, Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Faculty Director of the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Honors program, has been appointed Associate Dean for Diversity and Outreach in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS).

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National Grid Helps Stony Brook Engineer a Transformation

Lab

A gift from National Grid supports the ECE department's Engineering Summer Camp programs, led by Professor Mónica Bugallo.  

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Scientists Awarded $3.2 Million to Improve Delivery Room Decisions

Ramakrishnan and Djuric

A multi-disciplinary team led by the   College of Engineering and Applied Sciences  (CEAS) has received $3.2 million under the   National Institutes of Health  (NIH) Research   Project Grant Program (RO1)  to investigate machine learning methods for classification of intrapartum signals (FHR and uterine activity) that has the potential to significantly outperform the accuracy of contemporary methods. The project is called “Rethinking Electronic Fetal Monitoring to Improve Perinatal Outcomes and Reduce Frequency of Operative Vaginal and Cesarean Deliveries.” 

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Yousef El-Laham Wins Best Student Paper Award

Yousef El-Laham

ECE PhD student Yousef El-Laham was awarded a Best Student Paper Award at the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP).

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Stony Brook Launches New Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation

AI Inst.

The AI Institute will serve as a hub for the AI research effort at Stony Brook University and will fuel the workforce for the AI-driven economy of the future through programs that fuse computer science, engineering and applied mathematics with medicine, life sciences, and the arts and humanities.

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ECE Professors Short, Salman, and Milder Receive Awards from IEEE

Prof. Milder Prof. Salman Prof. Short  ECE professors Kenneth Short, Emre Salman, and Peter Milder were recognized with awards at the annual IEEE Long Island Section Awards Banquet.

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Spring 2019 Distinguished Lecture in ECE: John A. Stankovic

John A. Stankovic We are proud to announce that John A. Stankovic from the University of Virginia will deliver the Distinguished Lecture in ECE for the Spring 2019 semester. Prof. Stankovic will present "Research Challenges and Solutions for IOTT/CPS" on Friday April 26, at 11:00am in Light Engineering 250.

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Kenneth Ng Receives Undergraduate Recognition Award

Kenneth Ng
ECE undergraduate students Kenneth Ng has received a University Undergraduate Recognition Award for his work in the laboratory of Professor Jerome Liang

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