ECE's new publication on departmental research activities is available for download. The report describes all the major areas of research, plus some featured highlights.
Required and recommended books for spring 2015 courses (PDF).
The ECE Tutorials site has video demonstrations and links to help undergraduate students in ECE.
Many alumni from the ECE department appear on the list of notable Virginia Tech alumni. ECE graduates have gone on to impact a variety of fields; they have served as magazine editors, CEOs of technology companies, leaders in higher education, and public servants at all levels of government.
Check out a selection of videos highlighting student projects on ECE's YouTube channel.
The Virginia Tech Chapter of the IEEE sponsors a job board for ECE students and alumni. Employers can post positions for students to review.
The IAMeter tool tests hardware against side-channel and other forms of implementation attacks.
The HyFlowÃ¢ÂÂ¢ project is developing distributed software transactional memory (or D-STM) as an alternative to lock-based distributed concurrency control.
ChronOS Real-Time Linux is a real-time Linux patch designed to provide a testbed for real-time and distributed task scheduling and resource management research.
Developed by the Machine Learning and Perception Lab, CloudCV is a free computer vision platform for analyzing visual data.
Sixteen teams of upper-level undergraduates completed a new 2-semester ECE capstone design course. The course, developed by professor and department head Luke Lester and the ECE Industrial Advisory Board, paired teams with industry sponsors that included Lockheed Martin, General Electric, General Motors, Northrop Grumman, and Johns Hopkins. The course provided students with a technical design experience, combined with an industry-like environment, to strengthen students’ business, project management, and teamwork skills.
Joseph Baker has been awarded the W.S. “Pete” White Award in Engineering Education from the College of Engineering. A research lead on the SuperDARN HF Radar Group, Baker receives high ratings from the students who take his challenging two-semester undergraduate electromagnetic fields sequence class.
Michael Ruohoniemi has been awarded a faculty fellowship from the College of Engineering. He will receive $5,000 annually for three years to support his research in high-frequency radar development, magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling, ionospheric physics, and space weather.
Devi Parikh received an Outstanding New Assistant Professor Award from the College of Engineering. Her research in computer vision has earned her two Google Faculty Research Awards, an Army Research Office Young Investigator Program Award, and, in 2014, she was named an Allen Distinguished Investigator in artificial intelligence by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
Dhruv Batra received an Outstanding New Assistant Professor Award from the College of Engineering. His research in machine learning has earned him an Army Research Office Young Investigator Program Award, a Google Faculty Research Award, and a National Science Foundation CAREER Award.
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