Electrical Engineering News
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
By making digital versions of real-world science experiments available to anyone on the Internet, Stanford Professor Lambertus Hesselink has developed a new approach to integrating laboratory experience with massive online science courses.
Monday, December 9, 2013
Just as flash memory once replaced hard disk drives to make smart phones possible, this new RRAM chip could lead to even smaller, smarter gizmos as well as new types of electronic devices that simply aren’t possible today.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
A Nobel Prize winner, Google's founders, the first American woman in space and others honored for their contributions to technology and society.
Stanford researchers surprised to find how neural circuits zero in on the specific information needed for decisions
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Using brain recordings and a computer model, an interdisciplinary team confounds the conventional wisdom about how the brain sorts out relevant versus irrelevant sensory inputs in making choices.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Research could aid development of more energy-efficient electronic devices.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Stanford's first-ever entry in the Department of Energy-sponsored green building competition finished in fifth place, the top team among California-based competitors, and placed among the top five teams in six of the 10 judging categories.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Using heat-resistant ceramics, researchers have made a significant advance in thermophotovoltaics, creating electricity from heat.
Friday, October 4, 2013
New device that miniaturizes particle acceleration process reported in the journal Nature.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Unprecedented feat points toward a new generation of energy-efficient electronics.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
With the America’s Cup Finals coming to San Francisco Bay in September, America’s Cup Technical Director Stan Honey talks about his work and Stanford's impact on his career.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Former Stanford professor founded the pioneering computer graphics company Silicon Graphics, then went on to greater fame as a co-founder of Netscape.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Balaji Prabhakar cited for applying information technology to advance the use and efficiency of distributed computing systems.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
John Ousterhout and Mendel Rosenblum receive IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award.
Monday, May 20, 2013
President Hennessy, Jerry Yang and 200 others toast GPS pioneer and wife for lifetime achievements and gift that will fund a state-of-the-art research environment and two professorships in the School of Engineering.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
New synthetic nanoparticle could disinfect, depollute, and desalinate contaminated water and then get removed magnetically.
Monday, March 25, 2013
A Stanford team has designed an entirely new form of cooling panel that works even when the sun is shining. Such a panel could vastly improve the daylight cooling of buildings, cars and other structures by radiating sunlight back into the chilly vacuum of space.
Friday, March 22, 2013
This annual award from NSF is the country’s highest award for scientists and engineers under age 35. Chiang completed his doctorate at Stanford in 2003 and now teaches at Princeton. He develops methods for improving wireless networks.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Engineers at Stanford have developed a prototype single-fiber endoscope that improves the resolution of these much-sought-after instruments fourfold over existing designs. The advance could lead to an era of needle-thin, minimally invasive endoscopes able to view features out of reach of today’s instruments.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Global Climate and Energy Project will award $6.6 million for research that leads to cleaner fuels and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Users of the new research application EmailValet grew comfortable with sharing their inbox with remote assistants, who perused the emails to create to-do lists. Developed by a Stanford Engineering doctoral student, the appication helped users complete twice as many tasks.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Best known as co-inventor of public key cryptography, Martin Hellman also earned distinction as a proponent of nuclear disarmament and as an advocate for improved race relations at Stanford. As an Engineering Hero, he joins a select group of eminent alumni and faculty of the Stanford School of Engineering.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Stanford study is the first to demonstrate that sophisticated, engineered light resonators can be inserted inside cells without damaging the host. The researchers say it marks a new age in which tiny lasers and light-emitting diodes yield new avenues in the study and influence of living cells.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions an engineer can receive.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Paurakh Rajbhandary, the Brion Founders Graduate Fellow in the School of Engineering, discusses how he is using his fellowship to study medical imaging.