Electrical Engineering News
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Stanford's Precourt Institute, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and TomKat Center have awarded eight seed grants to Stanford faculty for early-stage energy research.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Stanford researchers are building layers of logic and memory into skyscraper chips that are smaller, faster, cheaper – and taller.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Thomas Lee, Sanjay Lall, Boris Murmann and Christos Kozyrakis were recognized for their extraordinary achievements in engineering.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Spilker, a consulting professor at Stanford Engineering, was honored for "contributions to the technology and implementation of civilian GPS navigation systems."
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Former dean of School of Engineering honored for his role in fostering innovative, interdisciplinary and globally focused education.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
A new ultrathin multilayered material can cool buildings without air conditioning by radiating warmth from inside the buildings into space while also reflecting sunlight to reduce incoming heat.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Distinguished Stanford engineers honored for their impact on our lives and the world.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Using ultrasound to deliver power wirelessly, Stanford researchers are working on a new generation of medical devices that would be planted deep inside the body to monitor illness, deliver therapies and relieve pain.
Stanford engineers developing miniature wireless device to create better way of studying chronic pain
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
A team of Stanford engineers is creating a small wireless device that will improve studies of chronic pain. The engineers hope to use what they learn to develop better therapies for the condition, which costs the economy $600 billion a year.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Thomas Kailath and Burton Richter have been awarded the nation's highest honor for achievement in the fields of engineering and science.
Monday, September 15, 2014
New classes allow undergraduates to use EE tools and techniques to make gizmos and systems from day one.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Costing just pennies to make, tiny radios on a chip are designed to serve as controllers or sensors for the 'Internet of Things.'
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Research revealing the neural basis for why learning new tasks can be difficult could lead to improved therapies for stroke and other brain injuries.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Siegman International School on Lasers, named in honor of a deceased Stanford engineer who was a colossus in this important field, completes its inaugural session.
Stanford Engineering student wins international competition for efforts to miniaturize ultrasound device
Thursday, August 14, 2014
PhD candidate in electrical engineering says encouragement from his advisor helped propel him toward $10,000 cash prize.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
By adding a specially patterned layer of silica glass to the surface of ordinary solar cells, a team of researchers led by Professor Shanhui Fan has found a way for the cells to shed unwanted thermal radiation.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Shaped by his youth in war-torn China, Chang immigrated to the United States after World War II, earned a doctorate at Stanford and twice transformed the semiconductor industry.
Monday, May 19, 2014
A wireless system developed by Assistant Professor Ada Poon uses the same power as a cell phone to safely transmit energy to chips the size of a grain of rice. The technology paves the way for new "electroceutical" devices to treat illness or alleviate pain.
Stanford Engineering and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism announce Magic Grants to transform the world of media
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Grants will fund eight groups of students, faculty and post-docs to develop media technologies that could transform how stories are discovered and told.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
In the quest to reduce solar energy costs, Stanford engineers survey how researchers are trying to get more bang per buck inside the silicon crystals where light meets matter to make energy.
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.