Electrical Engineering News
Monday, April 7, 2014
Stanford engineers have developed what could be the next big thing in interactive gaming: handheld game controllers that measure the player's physiology and alter the game play to make it more engaging.
Friday, March 7, 2014
When humans go into space, the reduced gravity can weaken the heart's ability to pump hard in response to a crisis. Stanford student researchers are developing a simple device to monitor an astronaut's heart function, and have flown in near-zero gravity to show that it works.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Just as Netflix uses an algorithm to recommend movies we ought to see, their system suggests how to use computing resources at data centers more efficiently.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Our brains have billions of neurons grouped into different regions. These regions often work alone but sometimes must join forces. How do regions communicate selectively?
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Recording the neural activity of monkeys as they plan to reach, or just react, will help engineers design better brain-controlled prosthetic limbs.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Computer scientist Pat Hanrahan shares this latest honor with two of his former students who now work for Google; the trio created tools for making computer-generated films such as “Avatar” and “Monsters University” more realistic.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Engineering alums Ankit Gupta and Akshay Kothari developed mobile news aggregation app Pulse as Stanford students.
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.