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Wide Bandgap Generation Fellowship

The Center for Power Electronics Systems (CPES) and the Center for Power and Energy (CPE) have implemented a fellowship program focusing on Wide Bandgap semiconductor technology.

ECE 2016 Annual Report

ECE 2016 Annual Report Cover

The 2016 Annual Report is now online! Read about the fun projects of ECE faculty, students, and alumni.

Notable ECE Alumni

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.

ECE YouTube Channel

Check out a selection of videos highlighting student projects on ECE's YouTube channel.

Open Source Software from the
Secure Embedded Systems lab

The IAMeter tool tests hardware against side-channel and other forms of implementation attacks.

Open Source Software from the
Systems Software Research Group

The HyFlow 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.

Cloud-Based Computer Vision Platform

Developed by the Machine Learning and Perception Lab, CloudCV is a free computer vision platform for analyzing visual data.


NSF awards Wireless @ VT $2.5 M for emerging tech projects

Wireless @ VT

The National Science Foundation awarded Wireless @ Virginia Tech $2.5 million in grants as part of the Advanced Wireless Research Initiative—a $400 million wireless research program spearheaded by the White House. Wireless @ Virginia Tech will be working on five different emerging wireless technology projects.

Space@VT hosts summer campers for STEM learning

campers with bottle rocket

Wayne Scales led a series of workshops for Floyd County summer campers at Space@VT on Thursday. With help from his students, Scales hosted 52 children—many from Roanoke’s inner city—teaching them about bottle rockets, spacecraft tracking through GPS, small drone operation, and the physics of vacuum chambers.

Popcorn Linux research showcased at the Pentagon

ECE Popcorn Linux Team Group Picture

The ECE Popcorn Linux team, led by Binoy Ravindran, presented their work at the Office of Naval Research Project Showcase at the Pentagon. The project addresses the growing heterogeneity in multicore systems.

Boroyevich receives IEEE Harry A. Owen Distinguished Service Award

Photograph Alt Text

Dushan Boroyevich was awarded the 2016 IEEE Power Electronics Society’s Harry A. Owen Distinguished Service Award for his distinguished volunteer service, vision, and leadership in guiding the global expansion of the Power Electronics Society.


Thursday, August 11, 2016

Classes End for 2nd Summer Session

All day VT campus and online


Friday, August 12, 2016

Summer Session 2 Exams Begin

All day


Monday, August 22, 2016

Classes Begin for Fall 2016

All day


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Engineering Expo

All day Squires Student Center
More than 250 companies and government agencies will be available to discuss job and internship opportunities. See more details: Details.