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ECE News Achives

Congratulations to our May 2015 graduates! More...

Eric Johnson selected as ACC Distinguished Lecturer. More...

Electrical Engineering student receives NSF Fellowship award. More...

2015 Harris Graduate Student Awards. More...

Noneaker to chair the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. More...

Clemson's Liang Dong named Fellow of optical society. More...

Computer Engineering Ph.D. students named finalists in Bell Labs Prize. More...

ECE doctoral student wins Hitachi High Technologies America Electron Microscopy Annual Fellowship. More...

ECE professor sees solar-energy revolution on the horizon. More...

Clemson part of $10M project to advance cloud-computing technologies. More...

Clemson seniors awarded Tau Beta Pi scholarships. More...

John Gowdy named interim associate dean for undergraduate studies. More...

Clemson conference addresses the nation’s electrical infrastructure future. More...

Clemson team takes first in state cyber defense competition. More...

White House Honors Rajendra Singh as “Champion of Change” for Solar Deployment. More...

Singh honored for pioneering semiconductor and solar-cell work. More...

Graduate students recognized with research and teaching awards. More...

ECE student receives LDC Scholarship. More...

ECE student uses artificial intelligence to gain 10x speedup on FPGA. More...

CU’s maker of ‘Star Trek’ laser technology honored by peers. More...

Elham Makram receives Thomas Green Clemson Award for Excellence. More...

Clemson team wins 'BlueCompetition 2013.' More...

The Fall 2013 edition of The Wire department newsletter is now online.

ECE students win IEEE PES scholarships. More...

A new power grid: Making alternative energy a reality. More...

Raj Singh's research in "the next big thing in the energy sector". More...

New lab advances study of electric power grid technology. More...

ECE senior makes connection between electrical engineering and public policy. More...

Clemson engineering students recognized by Tau Beta Pi. More...

COMSET builds on Nufern partnership. More...

ECE Alumni Honored at Annual College Banquet. More...

$1M gift to Clemson establishes memorial scholarship, professorship. More...

Richard Brooks and Bob Schalkoff receive NSP Awards of Distinction. More...

Tim Burg receives Distinguished Contributor award from Women's Commission. More...

Venayagamoorthy's Smart Grid research featured in news media. More...

Clemson team wins first place at Cyber Defense Competition. More...

Janet Bean brings university's spirit to life as Mrs. Clemson. More...

ECE professor conducts research on continuum robots. More...

ECE undergrad Ross Beppler named IEEE outstanding scholar. More...

Kumar Venayagamoorthy featured in Live Science "Brain Awareness" series. More...

Harrell receives NSF grant to support REU program. More...

KC Wang participates in 100G workshop. More...

Graduate students recognized with research and teaching awards. More...

Richard Brooks’ paper wins award at ORNL Workshop. More...

Clemson's COMSET partners with OFS for fiber optic research lab. More...

Melissa Smith’s research group participates in Solarflare University Program. More...

ECE Faculty Highlighted in CU Glimpse. More...

ECE collaboration with KEMET leads to revolutionary step in capacitors. More...

Electrical and Computer Engineering graduates' salary outlook on the rise. More...

Clemson I-Corps Teams march to the head of the pack. More...

KC Wang awarded NSF grant to develop next-generation networks. More...

Dan Noneaker receives funding for GAANN Fellowships. More...

Helen Shen receives NSF grant to study resource discovery system. More...

Congratulations to ECE's Wendy Howard on receiving a Master's degree at CU's August Commencement! More...

Pingshan Wang receives NIH grant. More...

ECE Faculty Win Three High Energy Laser Contracts. More...

Pingshan Wang receives grant to develop EPR spectrometers. More...

John Ballato’s research group makes optical fibers from common materials. More...

Tim Burg receives grant to advance key surgical procedure. More...

Ian Walker awarded NASA grant to develop "robot ropes." More...

Kumar Venayagamoorthy receives NSF Grant for Smart Grid Research. More...

ECE students' capstone design project featured on Robotics Online. More...

Tiger Bioanalytics Commercializes Genetic Technology. More...

Melissa Smith wins NSF CAREER award for research. More...

ECE student Benjamin Ujcich earns prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. More...

Sealevel pledges endowment, scholarship for CU engineering students. More...

ECE Professors participate in White House "US Ignite" initiative. More...

College of Engineering and Science recognizes ECE Alumni. More...

Clemson University honors ECE Endowed Chair Eric Johnson. More...

Professor Pingshan Wang receives a grant to develop malaria sensors. More...

ECE Professor Richard Brooks receives a grant to support Internet Freedom. More...

John Gowdy wins Leadership and Service Award. More...

Congratulations to Clemson's Goldwater Scholarship recipients. More...

ECE undergraduate selected for Washington internship. More...

Clemson's student IEEE chapter hosts spring picnic for the ECE department. More...

Five ECE students to receive Ph.D. degree at May graduation. More...

ECE student Ross Beppler helps community in Nicaragua. More...

Ph.D. student Ze Li receives Chinese government award. More...

Michael Pursley receives grants for wireless communications research. More.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 ECE Poster Competition! More...

Graduate students recognized with research and teaching awards. More...

ECE Professor Venayagamoorthy discusses the Smart Grid in an interview with IEEE.org. More...

Clemson grads finding jobs at twice the national average. More...

Congratulations to Lane Swanson for receiving the 2011 Hattie B. Wagener Award. More...

John Ballato named fellow of optical society. More...

ECE Professor Adam Hoover receives NIH funding to battle obesity. More...

Lin Zhu receives Army Young Investigator Award. More...

Clemson students to present winning 'connected vehicle' plan at 2011 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems conference. More...

CU institute receives $1.5 million in-kind software grant to design and test “architectural-robotic” living environments. More...

Clemson ECE, psychology researchers team up to make every bite count. More...

Congratulations to ECE graduate student Michael Juang for being awarded a NDSEG Fellowship. More...

ECE student gets hands-on experience with Clemson University Restoration Institute wind-industry internship. More...

Congratulations to ECE's Staff Development Program graduate Gale Black. More...

ECE faculty members awarded substantial research grants from the National Science Foundation. More...

ECE Professor Emeritus and ECE Alumni honored by the College of Engineering and Science. More...

ECE staff member part of a true Clemson family. More...

Departmental awards presented to undergraduate students. More...

Clemson Professors Liang Dong and John Ballato receive Missile Defense Agency grant. More...

2011 Harris Awards Recognize Outstanding Graduate Students. More...

Michelin gift spurs automotive electronics research at CU-ICAR. More...

John Ballato named Fellow of international optical engineering society. More...

ECE alumnus Charles Kenneth Watt receives Clemson alumni Distinguished Service Award. More...

Congratulations to ECE staff member Lillian Burns for receiving a Dean's Exceptional Staff Award!. More...

The Fall 2010 edition of The Wire department newsletter is now online.

At the 2010 annual fall ECE Board of Advocates Meeting, the ECE department presented a slideshow of images from the past year in the department. To view the slideshow, click here.

Clemson Professors Liang Dong and John Ballato receive major grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. More...

Rajendra Singh selected as a Champion of Photovoltaics. More...

ECE Department Announces New IDEaS Graduate Teaching Assistantship to provide additional instructional support for General Engineering. More...

Congratulations to electrical engineering graduate student Chunrong Song for being named an Outstanding Graduate Researcher of the Year. More...

Clemson computer engineering professor receives $200,000 Microsoft award for her work in distributed computing. More... 

ECE professor receives $100,000 Gates grant for diagnostics research - Guigen Zhang, a Clemson University professor in both bioengineering and electrical and computer engineering, has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. More...

'Ion beamline' will bring star stuff into Clemson lab through $1.6 million grant — With a rare "ion beamline," Chad Sosolik will literally make star stuff in his Clemson University lab. More...

ECE students honored for device that lets children feel computer interaction - Developing a device that allows third-graders to "feel" their interaction with a computer has won a national award for a team of Clemson University engineering students. More...

Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering in the Top 10 Best-Paying Degrees for 2010, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. More...

Congratulations to Wendy Howard for winning the 2010 Clemson University Outstanding Woman Staff Award.  The President's Commission on the Status of Women annually honors an academic faculty, classified staff, graduate student and undergraduate student who have made outstanding contributions to improve the status of women. More...

The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is pleased to announce a new addition to our faculty, Dr. Joachim Taiber. More... 

Donors, State of South Carolina invest $4 million to fund Clemson Cyber-Institute Center of Economic Excellence - Investments by C. Tycho Howle of Atlanta and an anonymous private sector partner, along with a state match, total $4 million to support an endowed chair position in the Cyber-Institute Center of Economic Excellence (CoEE) at Clemson University. More...

2010 Harris Awards Recognize Outstanding Graduate Students - Outstanding graduate students were recognized at this spring's Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Achievement Award Ceremony. More...

The ECE Department introduces two new certificate programs in renewable energy and power systems engineering. For more information on these certificate programs, visit the information page here.

On December 2nd, the ECE department held its annual holiday party, honoring all current and retired ECE faculty and staff. Guests were treated to a slideshow of images from the past year in the department. To view the slideshow, click here.

State, donors fund Clemson Optoelectronics Center of Economic Excellence - Private gifts from telecommunication companies Comporium and PalmettoNet of South Carolina, along with a state match, have raised $4 million to establish an Optoelectronics Research Center of Economic Excellence in the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University. More

AWE Robotic Wall Reconfigures Itself Into Workspace, Lounge - Clemson ECE and School of Architecture's joint project featured in IEEE Spectrum. More

Fall 2009 The Wire department newsletter is now online.

CoES Associate Dean and ECE Alumnus Receive IEEE Award - For their paper entitled "Voltage Sag and the Response of Distributed Generator: A Case Study," ECE professor Edward R. Collins and ECE alumnus Jian Jiang were awarded the IEEE Power & Energy Society Prize Paper Award. More

Power companies bring electrical engineering lecturer to Clemson - The Five utility companies have pledged a total of $100,000 to sponsor a visiting lecturer of power engineering this year in the Holcombe department of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University. More

Collaborative research project nets $2 million from NSF to mimic nature's probes - The National Science Foundation has awarded Clemson University researchers $2 million to study ways to mimic the suction mechanism used by butterflies and moths to feed so that the same method can be used in medical diagnostics. More

ECE welcomes new faculty - The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty to the department this fall: Assistant Professor Dr. Haiying “Helen” Shen, and Visiting Lecturer Dr. Emeka Maduike. More

IEEE honors Clemson alumnus - ECE alumnus James H. Beall was awarded the 2009 IEEE Haradan Pratt Award for leadership and service to IEEE. More

ECE professor Tim Burg introduces middle school girls to the concepts of robotics, solar power, and electric motors during a four-day robotics camp as part of this summer’s Project WISE. More

Clemson graduate engineering programs are among nation's best—Eight graduate programs in Clemson University’s College of Engineering and Science are among the nation's 40 best with three of them in the top 25, according to the 2010 edition of U.S.News & World Report's Guidebook of Graduate Programs. More

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Groff, Dr. Stephen Hubbard, and Dr. Ian Walker, this year's winners of the annual Harris Teaching Award... More

ECE student named Goldwater Scholar—ECE junior Michael Juang was one of three Clemson students who earned the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering this year... More

Winners in Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at Clemson—More than 1,000 students and 44 robots invaded Littlejohn Coliseum this past weekend... More

ECE students introduce future engineers to robotics—Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Melissa Smith and a team of ECE seniors brought engineering and robotics concepts to a group of elementary students...More

Congratulations to Computer Engineering junior Bradley Collins for being awarded a Tau Beta Pi scholarship. Bradley is currently on co-op this semester working with AdTran in Huntsville, AL.

The ECE department is now offering summer courses online - Get more information here, or contact Undergraduate Program Coordinator John Gowdy or Undergraduate Student Services Coordinator Janet Bean.

Harris Awards Recognize Outstanding Graduate Students - Outstanding graduate students were recognized at this spring’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Achievement Award Ceremony. More...

ECE professor receives $620,000 to research cognitive radio and dynamic spectrum - Many who have attempted to use a cell phone within or near a college football stadium during a homecoming game have experienced the frustration of repeated busy signals or dropped calls... More...

Clemson ECE students take top prizes at IEEE paper contest. - More...

FIRST Robotics Competition returns to Clemson - Clemson University will host the sixth annual FIRST Robotics Competition Palmetto Regional March 26-28 at Littlejohn Coliseum.More...

Clemson Engineering students receive SWE Scholarships - More...

ECE staff win college awards - Congratulations to Gale Black, Wendy Howard, and Lane Swanson. More...

A glimpse of ECE history - On December 3rd, the ECE department held its annual holiday party, honoring all current and retired ECE faculty and staff. Guests were treated to a slideshow of images from the department's past. To view the slideshow, click here.

Clemson announces scholarship support in science and engineering fields - Clemson University is guaranteeing all Palmetto Fellows in the College of Engineering and Science will receive additional scholarship support to make up for costs not covered by the Palmetto Fellows program. More...

Deputy director named for Institute for Biological Interfaces of Engineering - Guigen Zhang has been appointed as deputy director of the Institute for Biological Interfaces of Engineering (IBIOE) at Clemson University. More...

Clemson's new cyber muscle - Clemson's boom in cyberinfrastructure has moved the University into the top 75 supercomputing sites in the world. More...

Howle family gives Clemson $2.5 million gift for computing research - The C. Tycho Howle family has made a gift of $2.5 million to Clemson University for the establishment of two endowed chairs that will benefit computing research. More...

ECE Faculty Member receives NSF Grant – Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Xiao-Bang Xu has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the electromagnetic scattering of 3-D objects buried in stratified earth. More...

The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty to COMSET and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the area of Optoelectronics. More...

Researchers work to make cars more efficient - Just inside the city limits of Greenville sits a sprawling campus of ultra-modern buildings, poised to house some of the top engineering students from nearby Clemson University. More...

Milton and Betty Holcombe give $1 million gift to ECE department - Private gifts to Clemson University totaled $79.5 million in the 2007-2008 fiscal year. More...

Alternative energy research to get boost with major gift - The College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University has received a $1.1 million gift from Samuel and Patricia Deal earmarked for research for alternative energy sources. More...

Clemson University breaks ground for advanced materials innovation center - Clemson University Thursday broke ground for a center that will anchor a research and innovation complex at the Clemson University Advanced Materials Center technology park in Anderson County. More...

New associate dean in the College of Engineering and Science - Professor E.R. “Randy” Collins has been named associate dean for undergraduate and international studies in the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University. More...

Endowed Chairs Review Board approves two new Centers of Economic Excellence - Clemson University received $4 million from the South Carolina Endowed Chairs Review Board for two new Centers of Economic Excellence with endowed chairs for each of the programs. More...

Girls learn about science and engineering at Clemson - “Ewww!” and “Cool!” were two phrases heard as young ladies preformed mock bypass surgery on bovine hearts...The girls are part of a weeklong camp, “It’s a Girl Thing,” to get more interested in science and engineering fields. More... 

ECE professor Ian Walker receives Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research - Members of the Clemson University faculty were recognized during a semester-closing meeting. More...

CoES students receive Google Scholarships - The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship was created to encourage women to excel in computing and technology... More...

CU-ICAR partners with Okuma, Morris South to support automotive engineering education and research - Clemson University and Okuma America Corp. announced a partnership that includes investments by Okuma and Morris South, Machine Tool Systems of $1.5 million in the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). More...

Clemson supercomputing power ranks 62nd among sites in the world - Clemson University has made its first appearance on the list of the top 500 supercomputing sites in the world, debuting at number 62. More... 

Engineering and Science dean establishes endowment - Esin Gulari, dean of the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University, has established a Dean’s Leadership and Service Award Endowment with a $25,000 pledge. More...

CU-ICAR partners with first Asian OEM: Mazda - The Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) Wednesday announced Mazda North American Operations, headquartered in Irvine, Calif., will be the first Asian Original Equipment Manufacturer to partner with CU-ICAR. More... 

Cooler, faster, cheaper: Clemson researchers advance process to manufacture silicon chips -  The next generation of laptops, desk computers, cell phones and other semiconductor devices may get faster and more cost-effective with research from Clemson University. More...

Breast cancer research and inkjet-tissue printing get NSF boost - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $2 million to the Center for Biological Interfaces of Engineering (CBIOE) at Clemson University for the development of engineered tissues that will be used to study the causes, progression and treatment of breast cancer. More...

Peer to Peer - Minority science and engineering students at Clemson have a network with nearly 1,000 success stories. Clemson World, Winter 2008

Holcombe Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Michael Pursley is one of the world's 10 most frequently cited authors in the field of wireless communication networks, according to a recent worldwide science and technology study. Clemson World, Winter 2006