Professor Chika Nwankpa named Department Head
July 10, 2015
Chika Nwankpa, Ph.D. has been appointment as Department Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) after serving as Interim Department Head for the past eleven months. Dr. Nwankpa has shown exceptional leadership as interim department head and is well deserving of this permanent position based on his previous and current accomplishments.
ECE student wins IEEE conference student competition
May 14, 2015
In April, Damiano Patron, doctoral candidate in the ECE Department, won the “Rectenna Spinout” student competition at 9th Annual IEEE International Conference on RFID.
ECE faculty members and student to be honored at IEEE Philadelphia Annual Awards Gala
February 26, 2015
A few exemplary Electrical and Computer Engineering Department faculty members and students will be celebrated at IEEE Philadelphia's Annual Awards Gala on March 28, 2015 at the Union League in Philadelphia.
ECE wins College of Engineering Senior Design Competition with PROBEE Safety
June 11, 2014
Congratulations to Dan Shirley, Corinne Sauer, Kurt Russell and advisor Dr. Christopher Peters for winning 1st place!
Two Professors Recognized for Dedication to Research and Teaching
May 15, 2014
Drexel University and the College of Engineering awarded ECE Professor Mark Hempstead with the Excellence in Research Award for 2014 and Allen Rothwarf Award for Teaching Excellence for 2013-2014 and Professor Harish Sethu with the Teaching Award for 2014.
ECE Professor and Former ECE PhD Student Issued Patent
May 13, 2014
Baris Taskin and Jianchao Lu co-invents patent, "Clock Mesh Synthesis with Gated Local Trees and Activity Driven Register."
Nuclear Engineering Senior Design Groups Featured in MathWorks Newsletter
May 13, 2014
Senior design projects advised by teaching professor Dr. Christopher Peters for the 2012-2013 academic year were featured in MathWorks' April Newsletter.
ECE Celebrates Academic Successes at the Annual ECE Award Dinner
May 13, 2014
On April 23rd, the ECE Department celebrated the success of our undergraduate students at the annual ECE Awards Dinner.
Prof. Hempstead of ECE Receives CAREER grant
April 23, 2014
Mark Hempstead, Ph.D., has received a National Science Foundation CAREER grant entitled, “Combating Dark Silicon through Specialization: Communication-Aware Tiled Many-Accelerator Architectures."
Drexel ECE leads recipient list of IEEE Power and Energy Scholarships
November 21, 2013
Drexel receives 9 IEEE PES Scholarships for 2013.
ECE faculty member gives keynote speech at ICCD
October 21, 2013
Assistant professor Mark Hempstead gave one of the keynote speeches at the 31st IEEE International Conference on Computer Design on October 8 in Asheville, North Carolina.
ECE Student wins Young Scientist Best Paper Award at the ICEAA-IEEE APWC-EMS 2013
October 14, 2013
Ph.D. candidate Damiano Patron, researcher at the Drexel Wireless System Laboratory, has won the Young Scientist Best Paper Award at the ICEAA – IEEE APWC – EMS 2013 conference held in Torino, Italy.
In memoriam of John Kountouriotis
October 03, 2013
We remember John Kountouriotis, who passed away on 1 October 2013 after a long illness. At the time of his death, John was a doctoral student at the Drexel Wireless Systems Laboratory (DWSL), advised by Dr. Kapil Dandekar.
Department Congratulates Two Professors on Tenure and Promotion
September 04, 2013
Drs. Gail Rosen and Kapil Dandekar both received promotions this year.
ECE welcomes two new faculty for Fall 2013
September 02, 2013
The ECE department would like to welcome two new faculty to the department starting this fall, Dr. Matthew Stamm and Dr. Ioannis Savidis.
ECE students win 2nd place in Software Defined Radio Challenge
June 17, 2013
A team representing Drexel Wireless Systems Laboratory (DWSL) has won the second place at the 2013 Software Defined Radio Challenge organized by Wireless Innovation Forum. The project titled 'SDR Integrated Cognitive Antenna System' showcased an adaptive framework to leverage the capabilities of reconfigurable antennas for wireless link quality improvement.
ECE student wins IEEE Student-Branch Leadership Scholarship of the Philadelphia Section
June 13, 2013
Drexel IEEE student president, Isuru Daulagala, has been awarded one of two IEEE Student-Branch Leadership Scholarships from the Philadelphia Section of IEEE.
ECE to launch MS degree program in Cybersecurity
May 10, 2013
Drexel University will launch a masters of science in cybersecurity degree program in September 2013. Faculty in the College of Engineering, the Goodwin College for Professional Studies and the College of Information Sciences and Technology developed the program in partnership with government and private organizations including the National Security Agency. The goal of the program is to develop and disseminate deeply technical curricula that can be used by Drexel and other institutions to create a highly trained workforce to secure the nation's cyber-infrastructure.
ECE faculty member selected as IEEE Delaware Valley Young Electrical Engineer of the Year Award
May 03, 2013
The Philadelphia section of IEEE on April 13 awarded Drexel ECE Professor Dr. Baris Taskin with one of three Young Electrical Engineer of the Year awards for creative and recognized important works by an engineer under 35 years of age.
ECE faculty wins second Knight Arts Challenge fund
May 03, 2013
Drexel University's Expressive & Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center is taking a step forward in efforts at the intersection of the arts, technology and science thanks to a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
ECE student wins first place at IEEE Region 2 Student Activity Conference
May 03, 2013
At the 2013 IEEE Region 2 Student Activities Conference held at West Virginia University in April, Drexel ECE sophomore Alexander Pietrocola placed first in the Student Paper & Presentation competition. His research paper, entitled Dynamic Control of an Omnidirectional Self Restoring Ball Balancing Robot, was an accumulation of the research Alexander has been working on since Summer 2012. The paper describes various control algorithms used to stabilize an autonomous robot that balances and moves on a spherical ball, also known as Ballbot.
ECE student co-op highlights spring-summer 2013
May 02, 2013
This spring and summer terms, our ECE students will be working for over 50 different companies in their co-op positions, including Lockheed Martin, Exelon Corporation, Micron Technology, Inc., PJM Interconnection LLC, NAVSEA, Comcast, Ewing Cole, and Motorola.
ECE celebrates award winners at the annual ECE Honors Dinner
March 15, 2013
The ECE Department celebrated the success of twenty-nine students at the annual ECE Honors Dinner on March 5 th at Drexel’s Paul Peck Alumni Center.
ECE faculty member feature in American Nuclear Society Publication
January 23, 2013
Drexel auxiliary faculty member Christopher Peters, teaching professor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department, has been featured in the January 2013 issue of Nuclear News magazine, an American Nuclear Society Publication. The article titled, “Video Games in the Classroom” highlights Peters’ work using aspects of modern gaming technology, such as a Microsoft Kinect motion sensor, to project lessons onto a large screen to teach a class.
ECE faculty member elected to the HKN Board of Governors
November 26, 2012
Dr. Timothy Kurzweg was elected by the HKN chapters to serve as Member-at-Large on the HKN Board of Governors for the period 1/1/2013 through 12/31/2016.