In This Issue
Student Projects and Activities
Virtual Corporations Recruiting Students - Two student-run virtual corporations are recruiting students to help design real products for actual markets. The virtual corporations are currently designing a medical information system and a prototype dual-mode rapid transit system.
Cockroach Car Ties for First Place in University Research Symposium - A student's project to test the ability of muscle action to control the motion of a vehicle used insect power.
VTCAD Developed for Electronics Class - Students taking EE 4214 Electronics performed 2-D and 3-D simulations of semiconductor devices using professional workstation software that was adapted to a web browser format.
CVTS to Help Towns With Cellular Issues - A group of EE students is developing usable procedures and questions for local communities to assure that a communications company has selected the best place for its proposed antenna.
Researchers Developing Flexible Radio Based on Reconfigurable Computing - Department communications and computer engineering researchers are developing a low-power, high-data-rate, programmable radio that will automatically adapt wireless devices to different military and commercial standards.
FEORC Nano-Manufacturing Processes Could Alter Semiconductors, Windshields - Department researchers have developed the ability to produce 2-nanometer-sized particles within a tight size distribution, and a self-assembly process for coating based on the ultra-small particles.
Consortium for Wireless R&D Established - The Center for Wireless Telecommunications has established a consortium to enable its researchers to help firms solve design and development problems involving wireless products.
Alumnus Works to Improve Fiber Capability at Bell Labs - Ashish Vengsarkar (MSEE, '88, Ph.D., '91), a technical manager at Bell Labs, has been responsible for developing and working on a number of commercially successful products.
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