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Dr. Ahmed Louri and his research team published a seminal paper for scaling future computing chips to thousands of processors (or cores) on a single chip at a flagship conference on parallel computing

July 06, 2018
The paper is titled “Power-Efficient Kilo-Core Photonic-Wireless Hybrid Network on Chips,” was presented at the 32nd IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing (IPDPS), Vancouver, BC.

Dr. Ahmed Louri has been appointed the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Computers

July 06, 2018
The IEEE TC is the leading refereed journal in the field of computing and the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society. IEEE TC has been serving the computing community for over 66 years. Excellence in scholarship and the highest publication standard has made TC the most respected and lead publication in computing.

Dr. Huang receives $1.65M DARPA grant

July 02, 2018
Dr. Howie Huang has received a four-year, $1.65 million grant from DARPA for the project “Graph Learning System for Automated Threat Detection and Characterization.” 

ECE alumna and NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor launches to International Space Station

June 07, 2018
ECE cheers on Dr. Auñón-Chancellor as she launches for her first spaceflight on June 6.

Dr. Dehghanian to serve as associate editor for IEEE IAS – Energy Systems Committee

June 04, 2018
Dr. Payman Dehghanian has been elected to serve as an associate editor for the IEEE Industry Applications Society - Energy Systems Committee.

ECE establishes IEEE Power and Energy Society - Industry Applications Society Joint Student Branch

May 21, 2018
The student branch will create numerous opportunities for student members through the IEEE PES and IAS Societies.  ECE graduate students Bo Wang, Shiyuan Wang, and Mohannad Alhazmi will lead the branch, and Dr. Dehghanian will serve as the faculty advisor.

Dr. Ahmed Louri has received $478,000 a National Science Foundation award for the project “Integrated Framework for System-Level Approximate Computing.”

May 18, 2018
The project is a three-year collaborative effort. The total amount of funding is $487,000, and GW’s portion is $262,000. In this research, Dr. Louri and his team seek to investigate and improve the advances and unique advantages of approximate computing to develop systems in both hardware and software (algorithms) that are low-power, high performance, and error-configurable.

Dr. Zaghloul and colleagues present at the NIBIB Showcase for Congressional Staff

May 07, 2018
Dr. Mona Zaghloul, Dr. Zhenyu Li (BME), and BME doctoral students Baichen Li, Quan Dong, and Scott Downen were invited to give a technology demonstration at the NIH/NIBIB (National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering) on May 4 as part of the NIBIB Showcase for Congressional Staff. 

Dr. Venkataramani to serve as associate editor for the Journal of Hardware and Systems Security

April 30, 2018
The journal covers the rapidly growing field of electronic hardware and systems security and highlights new and ground-breaking developments in this field, including cyber-physical systems, IoT, side channels, and hardware trojans.

ECE student Nicholas Jin awarded Clark Engineering Scholarship

April 26, 2018
The Clark Scholars program provides annual scholarships and leadership training for top undergraduate students in the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS).  The scholars participate in a range of experiences through the program, such as study abroad, internships or research opportunities, one-on-one mentorship by SEAS alumni, an annual leadership “boot camp,” and other experiences.
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ECE student Rem Houghton wins award at GW’s 2018 New Venture Competition

April 21, 2018
Rem Houghton and his teammates John Kuhl (GWSB) and Samuel Bamiboye won the Audience Choice Award at GW’s 2018 New Venture Competition. 
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Seven ECE students win awards at GW Research Days

April 20, 2018
ECE congratulates our student winners in this year’s GW Research Days.

Dr. Venkataramani chairs NSF Workshop on Side and Covert Channels in Computing Systems hosted at GW

March 26, 2018
Dr. Guru Venkataramani and his colleague, Dr. Patrick Schaumont (University of Vermont), served as chairs of the March 22-23 National Science Foundation (NSF) Workshop on Side and Covert Channels in Computing Systems. 

Dr. Huang joins IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing editorial board

March 19, 2018
He began his duties as an associate editor on March 1.

Dr. Huang receives grant from Raytheon

March 19, 2018
This grant will continue to support his research on developing machine learning algorithms and high-performance computing systems for the applications in cognitive radio and signal processing.