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Katie Bouman talks legacy of the black hole imaging project and favorite U-M memories
  1. Katie Bouman talks legacy of the black hole imaging project and favorite U-M memories

    Before Bouman became the face of the project that brought us the first ever image of a black hole, she was wowing ECE professors with design projects and hoarding Domino’s pizza with her HKN family.

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  2. Prof. Heath Hofmann named IEEE Fellow for his impact in the areas of electric machinery and drive systems

    Hofmann’s control technology has been implemented in commercial vehicles, and he works tirelessly to enhance opportunities for underrepresented students.

  3. Prof. Peter Seiler named IEEE Fellow for his impactful contributions to robust control theory

    Seiler’s contributions to Matlab’s Robust Control Toolbox and to the control of vehicle platoons have resulted in major industrial applications.

  4. Prof. Euisik Yoon named IEEE Fellow for groundbreaking research in Bio-MEMS

    Yoon’s research has contributed to a better understanding of the brain, as well as improved detection and treatment of cancer.

  5. Prof. Zetian Mi named IEEE Fellow for his pioneering contributions to III-nitride photonics and clean energy

    Mi’s research is impacting the future of alternative energy, as well as improved methods for water purification and air disinfection.

  6. Egg-carton-style patterning keeps charged nanoparticles in place and suitable for a wide range of applications

    Prof. Jay Guo and his team discovered a scalable way to settle down and precisely arrange micro- and nano-sized particles according to size

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  7. Mimicking a human fingertip’s sensitivity and sense of direction for robotic applications

    With the help of 1.6 million GaN nanopillars per sensor, the University of Michigan team was able to provide human-level sensitivity with directionality on a compact, easily manufactured system

  8. New collaborative project for advancing energy justice in Detroit

    In partnership with Detroit-based community organizations, Prof. Johanna Mathieu co-leads a team of researchers working to reduce disparities in household energy insecurity for low and moderate income households.

  9. Three members of ECE will represent U-M at the 2021 Rising Stars in EECS Workshop

    PhD students Sijia Geng, Bahareh Hadidian, and Nasimeh Heydaribeni will participate in the intensive workshop that brings together outstanding women and gender minorities interested in pursuing academic careers in EECS.

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  10. Elaheh Ahmadi receives DARPA Young Faculty Award to support future sensor and communication systems

    Ahmadi’s research is focused on using GaN and Ga2O3 materials to provide higher output power per unit area at higher frequencies.