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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.

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.


Lemons inducted into VT's Academy of Engineering Excellence

John Lemons headshot

Virginia Tech's College of Engineering recently inducted six new members, including alumnus John Lemons (BSEE ’60), into its Academy of Engineering Excellence. The academy consists of 141 engineering alumni who have achieved exceptional career successes.

Peluso awarded William C. Carter Ph.D. Dissertation Award

Peluso in front of Durham  Hall

ECE postdoctoral research associate Sebastiano Peluso received the William C. Carter Ph.D. Dissertation Award in Dependability for his dissertation entitled “Efficient Protocols for Replicated Transactional Systems." The award is given annually for a significant contribution to dependable computing.

Student project wins People’s Choice Award at entrepreneurship challenge semifinals

Team yard mapper

Audience members selected David Evans (BSEE ’17) and his team for the People’s Choice Award of $5,000 in scholarships at the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals. Their invention, Yard Mapper, is designed to track trailers and shipping containers at distribution centers.

Peddrew to receive honorary degree in electrical engineering

Irving Linwood Peddrew III headshot

Irving Linwood Peddrew III, the first African American student to attend Virginia Tech and the first to attend any historically all-white four-year public institution in the 11 former states of the Confederacy, will receive an honorary degree in electrical engineering at Virginia Tech commencement ceremonies on May 13.


Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wireless Symposium and Summer School

All day The Inn at Virginia Tech
The 2016 Wireless Symposium and Summer School will occur June 1-3. The event will feature special panel sessions, technical presentations, numerous posters, and half-day tutorials. Details.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Graduate student and advisor summer social

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM University Club
Faculty and their graduate students are invited to this summer social hosted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the University Club. Details.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Classes End for 1st Summer Session

All day VT campus and online


Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Classes Begin for 2nd Summer Session

All day VT campus and online


Thursday, August 11, 2016

Classes End for 2nd Summer Session

All day VT campus and online


Monday, August 22, 2016

Classes Begin for Fall 2016

All day