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SEAS’ Continuing Collaboration With Korea University

October 31, 2016
Three ECE faculty members visited Korea University last week to review progress on several research collaboration projects and to discuss the status of the successful student exchange program between GW and KU.

Tarek El-Ghazawi Recently Gave Three Invited Seminars

October 31, 2016
The title of the seminar was “Productive Exploitation of Hierarchical Locality for Productive Extreme Scale Computing.”

David Nagel Is the Principal Investigator on a $2.6 Million NRL Program for GW

October 03, 2016
The program is titled “Semiconductor Device Technology for Space and Terrestrial Applications.”

Guru Venkataramani and Milos Doroslovacki have received $450,000 in funding from the SaTC/STARSS Program

September 27, 2016
In this project, the PIs will investigate the implications of shared multi-core hardware and their vulnerability to information leakage via covert timing and side channels.

Tian Lan has received a $500,000 NSF collaborative grant for the project “Rethinking Erasure Codes for Cloud Storage: A Quantitative Framework for Latency, Reliability, and Cost Optimization.”

September 27, 2016
This project aims to develop an analytical framework that quantifies tail latency and reliability of erasure-coded storage through investigation of novel scheduling and repair strategies, mandating rethinking of erasure codes for online storage.

Volker Sorger wins the 2016 Hegarty Award for Faculty Innovation

September 22, 2016
The award, which is $10,000, is to recognize and reward a faculty member for innovation.

Intel Awarded Tarek El-Ghazawi a Gift of $250,000 in Addition to Software and Hardware to Establish an Intel Parallel Computing Center (IPCC) at GW

August 29, 2016
The GW-IPCC will focus on advancing parallel programming for many-core chips, including locality-aware optimizations and new programming paradigms such as PGAS for many-core chips.

Suresh Subramaniam Is the Lead PI on a $500,000 NSF Collaborative Grant Awarded to GW and MIT

August 29, 2016
The project is titled “WDM-based ultra-scale data center networks: architectures and control algorithms.” and aims to explore novel alternative architectures for data center networks that are based on several optical switching technologies.

Amir Etemadi and Ergun Simsek have received a three-year, $327,246 grant from the National Science Foundation

August 08, 2016
Their project is titled “Catastrophic impacts of geomagnetic disturbances on power system operation: Analysis and Mitigation”.

Ergun Simsek attended the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation/USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting

July 11, 2016
This is the annual symposium for the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, and it is joint with the US National Committee of URSI's Radio Science Meeting. Prof. Ergun Simsek chaired the “Multiphysics Techniques and Applications” session and gave three talks.

Suresh Subramaniam was an invited presenter recently at the IEEE Communications Society's Summer School in Trento, Italy.

June 27, 2016
The summer school is intended for doctoral students from around the world and covers hot topics in communications.

Nanotechnology Fellows Program: Preparing Undergraduate Students for Careers in Nanotechnology

May 31, 2016
Professor Volker Sorger, Profs. Saniya LeBlanc (MAE) and Ekundayo Shittu (EMSE) are actively promoting the results of their NSF-funded, interdisciplinary Nanotechnology Fellows Program.
2016 Senior Design Projects Showcase

ECE Pelton Award Runners Up

May 13, 2016
Congratulations to the ECE students/student teams who presented their senior design projects and competed in the 2016 Pelton Award for Outstanding Senior Project competition held during graduation week.

Prof. Suresh Subramaniam was a invited participant in the NSF-sponsored US-Japan Workshop on Trustworthy Networking for Smart and Connected Communities

May 09, 2016
Workshop on Trustworthy Networking for Smart and Connected Communities held in San Francisco on March 7-8, 2016.

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