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Dr. Ahmed Louri has been awarded a $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant

May 14, 2019
The project is titled “Photonic Neural Network Accelerator for Energy-efficient Heterogeneous Multicore Architectures.”

ECE alumnus Dr. Ya-Qin Zhang elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

May 08, 2019
Dr. Zhang will be inducted into the Academy at a ceremony in Cambridge, MA, in October.

ECE teams win top prizes at TCO Innovation Competition

April 29, 2019
Dr. Mona Zaghloul’s team and Dr. Matthew Lumb took the First Place Prizes in their respective categories at GW’s 2019 TCO Innovation Competition.

ECE congratulates our winners of the 2019 GW Research Days competition

April 15, 2019

ECE congratulates our student winners of the 2019 GW Research Days competition:


Dr. Sorger wins two Department of Defense DURIP grants

April 01, 2019
Dr. Volker Sorger has received two Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grants for his project “Multilayer Heterostructure Prototyping Within Seconds & Integrated Optoelectronics Device Test System.”

Reem Eltahir featured in GW Today article

March 25, 2019
ECE senior Reem Eltahir was featured in the March 18 GW Today article "How I Got the Job: From Tech Internship to Employment Offer"

ECE student Bo Wang received the 2019 IEEE Industry Application Society Myron Zucker Award

March 25, 2019
Bo Wang presented his paper, “Electrical Safety Considerations in Large-Scale Electric Vehicle Charging Stations."

Dr. Subramaniam completed an IEEE Distinguished Lecture Tour of Australia

March 19, 2019

Dr. Suresh Subramaniam (ECE) completed an IEEE Distinguished Lecture Tour of Australia the week of March 11.

Dr. Amir Aslani is the Recipient of the 2018-2019 ECE Professor Of The Year

March 11, 2019
Each year students nominate and vote for the professor who has positively influenced their academic lives and careers.

ECE student Matt Taylor and Teammates awarded Best Pitch at 2019 Medical Solutions Hackathon

February 04, 2019
George Hacks: Best Pitch: awarded to team "Bioelectrics," also for the pitch “Adapting prosthetics for uneven terrain.”

ECE student Mostafa Nazemi awarded Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing

February 04, 2019
Mostafa is advised by Dr. Payman Dehghanian

Dr. Venkataramani receives new patent

January 28, 2019
The US Patent and Trademark Office granted Dr. Guru Venkataramani and his former Ph.D. student, Jie Chen, US Patent #10,185,824 for the invention “System and Method for Uncovering Covert Timing Channels.”

Dr. Volker Sorger and Dr. Tarek El-Ghazawi awarded the Highest Expected Future Impact Paper at the 2018 Cognitive Computing Conference

January 14, 2019
For the paper titled “Photonic Neuromorphic Processors and Convolutional Neural Network Accelerator.”

Dr. Payman Dehghanian was awarded the Myron-Zucker IEEE-IAS Student-Faculty Grant Program Fund

January 14, 2019
The project is titled “Power Grid Resilience to Extreme Weather Conditions: Unlocking the Full Potential of Grid-Scale Renewables and Battery Storages.”