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A Special Message to the Electrical Engineering Class of 2021

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Department of Electrical Engineering, I would like to congratulate the graduates of the Class of 2021. Your college experience has been unique, to say the least. You have survived half a semester of college from home, and then a full year of socially …

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David Burghoff receives Young Investigator award from the Office of Naval Research

David Burghoff, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has received the Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) award from the Office of Naval Research for his project “Frequency comb ptychoscopy: Imaging beyond the resolution-delay limit.” The award, one of the oldest and most …

Congratulations 2021 Ph.D. and M.S. graduates

Congratulations to the 2021 Electrical Engineering Ph.D. and M.S. graduates

We congratulate each of you on achieving this outstanding milestone in your career and wish you every success as you move forward to the next phase of your life. It has been an absolute privilege to work with you.Stay safe, keep in touch, and Go Irish! — Faculty and staff of the Department of …

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New satellite design team IrishSat launches its first high-altitude balloon

Notre Dame students and faculty gathered on May 11, 2021, for the first high-altitude balloon launch by IrishSat, a new student-run satellite development group. A team of well-trained students attached payloads containing research projects to a weather balloon filled with helium, then released …

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EE graduate students honored with Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards

Xiwen Kang and Obaidullah (Obaid) Rahman have received 2021 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards from Notre Dame Graduate School and the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning. Graduate students are nominated by faculty in their department. Award-winners receive a certificate, a letter …

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Levi Humbard wins National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Levi Humbard, a first-year electrical engineering Ph.D. student, has won a 2021 National Defense Science and …

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Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence: 2021 Steiner Award Recipients

The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Reverend Thomas A. Steiner, C.S.C., …

Danielle Merfeld

Danielle Merfeld (ND ’94) elected to National Academy of Engineering

Danielle W. Merfeld (ND ’94) vice president and chief technology officer, GE Renewable Energy, General Electric Co., …

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A powerful, pocket-sized optical imager, no longer science fiction

Before Wilhelm Röntgen, a mechanical engineer, discovered a new type of electromagnetic radiation in 1895, physicians …

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Electrical engineering team spotlighted for work developing a new kind of semiconductor memory

The work of a Notre Dame electrical engineering research team — including graduate students Wriddhi Chakraborty, …